Air Seychelles renews its support for the 24th Creole Festival
Victoria , August 19th 2009 – Air Seychelles has once again renewed its support for the Creole Festival through the sponsorship of ten international tickets valued at Rs 100,000 to fly in artists from other Creole-speaking countries to participate in this year’s festival being held in Seychelles from October 24th to 31st 2009.
The sponsorship agreement was signed between Air Seychelles’ Executive Chairman, Captain David Savy and the chairperson of the Creole Festival Organising Committee, Minister Vincent Meriton in a ceremony held at the Creole Spirit Building today.
Launched 24 years ago as an annual cultural manifestation to promote the Creole culture and identity of our Creole nation, Air Seychelles has always been a keen supporter of the event since its inception.
About Air Seychelles
Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg, Mauritius and Mumbai. Air Seychelles also offers more than 350 domestic scheduled flights a week throughout the archipelago, including domestic charter services. As the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles is a pillar of tourism, the island nation’s strongest and growing economic sector. The airline maintains a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and 40 per cent stakeholder.