Air Seychelles, in collaboration with Sporting Life Management, welcomed five professional basketball players including Kevin Séraphin, who plays for Indiana Pacers in the NBA (American professional league), Seychelles own professional Abdel Sylla who plays for Orléans Loiret Basket in the French Pro A and his teammates Antoine Mendy, Georgi Joseph and Souarata Cissé from Orleans Loiret Basket including their personal trainer, American Torrell Martin an ex NBA player from Orlando Magicas in Pro A France.
Apart from hosting several clinics with the youth of Bel Air Basketball Academy, the players also took part in the recent launch of the ‘Inspire to Aspire’ campaign organized by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture at the Palais des Sports in the presence of key dignitaries and young citizens during their trip in the Seychelles.
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.