Air Seychelles has won three major accolades including the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at this year’s World Travel Awards.

The Seychelles national carrier has also been recognised as ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class 2020’ and ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew 2020’ at the virtual World Travel Awards inaugural Indian Ocean Winners Day held on Tuesday, 10 November, 2020.

The annual World Travel Awards now in its 27th edition, was established in 1993. The annual programme is renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry, celebrating excellence across the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors.

Remco Althuis, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles said: “Over the last two years, Air Seychelles has implemented several projects as part of its transformation plan to further build its reputation in the Indian Ocean and in Africa.

"Some of these projects included the modernisation of the airlines’ jet fleet which included the acquisition and delivery of Africa's first A320neo in the Seychelles, featuring an enhanced Business and Economy Class Cabin, as well as the unveiling of a stylish new uniform design for the Cabin Crew members.

"These fantastic achievements have enabled Air Seychelles to enhance its hospitality proposition by offering a fresh and modern look to its guests, thus making travel more enjoyable.

“It is therefore a great honour for Air Seychelles to be recognised by the World Travel Awards and as we celebrate this remarkable achievement, I would like to thank all the staff members and partners for their dedication plus continued support during this unprecedented time."

Graham E. Cooke, Founder of World Travel Awards, said: “Despite the unprecedented challenges faced by the aviation industry, this year, Air Seychelles has demonstrated unrivalled resilience, allowing it to continue delivering superb customer service.

"Well done to the Air Seychelles team for winning ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline, ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline - Business Class’ and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Cabin Crew’.”

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’.