Air Seychelles has today announced that the airline will continue to work closely with the Seychelles Indian High Commission (HCI), to operate additional flights to Ahmedabad and Mumbai, following demand from the local market.
To register for these flights in the month of September, travellers are invited to complete the registration process via the Air Seychelles webpage or contact +248 4 391000 for more information. Eligible travellers must hold a valid Indian passport, must be an Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder (OCI) or a Foreign National of which prior approval from HCI will be required prior to the trip.
Travellers holding a valid Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) can also register for this flight. In case the GOP has expired on or after 20 March 2020, the traveller will need to verify and satisfy all the requirements set by the Department of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with the Immigration and Civil Status of Seychelles, to be allowed to exit the country without any adverse remarks on their passport.
To remain informed on the appropriate entry regulations into India, travellers are requested to visit www.newdelhiairport.in to view the updated health and travel guidelines issued by Government of India.
The dates of the flights will be announced soon and all flights will be subjected to the approval of the government including regulatory approval at each destination, as well as that of the health authorities.
Note the returning flights to the Seychelles will be operated as an all based cargo flight.
About Air Seychelles
The Seychelles' national carrier was incorporated in 1977 and was formally named 'Air Seychelles' in 1978. The airline began long-haul operations in 1983 and continues to remain one of the tourism pillars contributing towards the island's strongest growing economic sector.
In 2021, Air Seychelles managed to retain the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards including, ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class and Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew . The airline also marked a historic milestone at the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards for having its premium lounge recognised for the first time ever as ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Lounge 2021’.