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Air Seychelles passes rigorous aviation safety audit

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has again successfully passed a comprehensive aviation industry safety audit.

As part of the audit, the airline was evaluated by a team of experts from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) who inspected safety practices across eight areas of the business, including its flight and ground operations and aircraft maintenance facilities in Seychelles.

The airline met all the required standards of the internationally-recognized IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), which was conducted in August 2015, and has now received its safety certification.

Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, said: “We are pleased to have once again passed the IOSA safety audit, which is the global benchmark for safety in airlines.

“The International Air Transport Association represents some 260 airlines, or 83 per cent of the total scheduled air traffic in the world, and IOSA audits are mandatory for all members.

“Air Seychelles has an impeccable track record when it comes to safety and this successful audit is a testament to the strength of our safety culture.

“This certification means our guests can rest assured whenever they board an Air Seychelles aircraft, knowing that we always put safety first.”

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.