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Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has recorded the highest tonnage of cargo handled ever in a single day on 1 December, 2017.

The airlines’ cargo department handled a total of 108 tonnes of consignment of which 71 tonnes arrived to Seychelles on a number of carriers including, Air Seychelles, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.  The remaining 37 tonnes were sent out of Seychelles to various destinations across the globe to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Paris.

Air Seychelles alone carried a total of 83 tonnes both on inbound and outbound flights combined.

Roy Kinnear, CEO of Air Seychelles: “This is an amazing achievement by the Air Seychelles Cargo Division team and I am proud of their accomplishment. This is the result of close collaboration with both overseas and Seychelles’ partners, especially importers and exporters.”

To book Cargo freight and handling requirements, please contact Air Seychelles Cargo via email on cargocommercial@airseychelles.com or call +248 439 1046 / 1311 / 1065 / 1407.

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.