Air Seychelles, the official licensee of Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) in Seychelles, has recently introduced a brand new service to facilitate the customs clearance process for its customers.

Launched earlier this month, the new service support customers with the creation and filing of a bill of entry directly into the local customs system.

In addition, the dedicated team at FedEx also guides customers through the clearance process to enable a prompt recovery of packages held by customs.

Air Seychelles Cargo Commercial Manager, Haajira Jumaye, who also oversees FedEx commented:

“We remain committed towards delivering the ‘Purple Promise’ of making every FedEx experience outstanding. As we are continuously seeking ways to improve our customer service experience, the new service has enabled us to provide more support to our customers by assisting with the complex customs clearance process, thus contributing towards fulfilling the ‘Purple Promise’. As all the procedures are conducted at the same location, the new service will bring added value to the customers who can now engage with a single party, from dispatch right up to clearance of their shipment.”

FedEx, together with its worldwide affiliates is engaged in the integrated air and ground transportation for time-sensitive shipments to various destinations worldwide.

For detailed information about the new service including the applicable fees and charges, customers are encouraged to visit the FedEx office in Pointe Larue or contact 4391498/99 or 4391046.

Air Seychelles has been operating as the licensee of FedEx for over a decade.

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. As the main driver of tourism in Seychelles, it is a core pillar of the national economy.

The airline offers international flights to Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Tel Aviv as well as charter services on demand. On the domestic network, Air Seychelles operates daily domestic flights between Mahe and Praslin as well as charter services throughout the archipelago.

In 2020, Air Seychelles won the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards. The full service carrier was also recognized as ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class’ and ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew ’at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Winners Day.