Air Seychelles has today announced that the airline will be suspending its domestic services temporarily effective Friday, 10 April 2020.
The decision was taken following guidance and intensified measures being implemented by the health authorities, including the importance of maintaining social distancing against the spread of COVID-19.
The last returning flight to be operated will depart Praslin in the late afternoon today and the airline is expected to resume its schedule of service by 1 May, 2020.
In the meantime, essential companies requesting for flights will be accepted on a charter basis which can be booked via email at email@example.com. For medevac requests please contact 4391175 or 4391173.
Travellers contacting the airline are advised not to visit the Air Seychelles Offices which will remain closed until 26 April, 2020. The Call Centre can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning +2482643174 for additional information between Monday and Saturday as from 8am to 4pm local time (except during the Easter holidays).
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.