Air Seychelles has today announced that following the increase in oil prices globally, the airline has revised its fuel surcharge for travel between Mahé and Praslin.

Effective Wednesday, 15 January 2020, Seychellois passport holders and expatriates holding a Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) booking their tickets in advanced for travel between Mahé and Praslin will see an increase from SCR550 to SCR600 in the price of their tickets.

For last minute purchases, one day prior to departure or on the day of travel, the rate of SCR700 will apply (previously SCR650). For senior citizens of Seychelles (age 63 and above) the rate will be SCR440.

Residents who have already purchased tickets before 15 January 2020, set to travel between Mahe and Praslin at a later date are advised that their bookings will remain unchanged.

For further ease of travel residents are invited to book their tickets via and to check-in online 24 hours up to just 60 minutes prior to departure.

For last minute purchase residents can also visit the Air Seychelles reservation and ticketing counters located at the Domestic Terminal of the Seychelles International Airport as well as at the Iles des Palmes Airport in Praslin between 8am until 5pm. Note that only card payment is accepted at both facilities.

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.