Air Seychelles has today announced that the airline will implement further changes on its route network, following the outbreak of The Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19).

Effective 23 March until 19 April 2020, Air Seychelles will significantly reduce its flights to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Mumbai in addition to suspending its services to Tel Aviv until 22 April, 2020. Travellers are advised to view for the latest flight schedule.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer of Air Seychelles said: “Due to the unprecedented events surrounding COVID-19, we regretfully announce the changes to our schedule.

“We continue to evaluate our flight schedule on a daily basis, while also focusing our energy on handling the needs of repatriating Seychellois citizens overseas and ensuring cargo demand is met.”

Air Seychelles has this week extended its waiver policy until 30 April 2020, to provide travellers more choice and flexibility when changing their tickets.

The airline is also notifying all travellers that as the Call Centre is currently experiencing a high volume of calls and emails, to only contact the centre if their travel is within the next 72 hours.

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.