Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways have expanded their codeshare agreement to cover flights to Minsk, the capital of Belarus, effective from 29 April 2018.

The new codeshare deal will see, Air Seychelles place its “HM” code on three weekly flights between Minsk and Abu Dhabi to provide travelers easy one-stop connections to and from Seychelles.

Situated on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers, Minsk is the largest city of Belarus offering an extensive network of cultural establishments with over 16 museums, 11 theaters and over 3,600 sports centres.

Remco Althuis, CEO of Air Seychelles, said: “We are pleased to offer our guests easier connections between Minsk and Seychelles via Abu Dhabi.

“Minsk is a beautiful city with amazing architecture and historical sites and through this codeshare partnership we are now better placed to capture the travel demand from Belarus.

“Moving forward we will continue to work on our codeshare strategy to further strengthen our route network so as to provide more choice and flexibility to our guests”.

The new codeshare flights with Etihad Airways can be booked by going to, phoning the Air Seychelles Call Centre on 4391000, or by visiting the Air Seychelles Sales Office in Victoria.

About Air Seychelles

The Seychelles’ national carrier has been flying for over 45 years. Wholly owned by the Government of Seychelles, the carrier operates regionally from its home in Mahe to Tel Aviv, Johannesburg, Mumbai, Mauritius, and Colombo with state- of-the-art Airbus A320NEOs. Domestically, the carrier operates up to 30 roundtrips a day to Praslin, the second largest island in the archipelago, along with various charters to other islands on its twin-otter fleet.

In 2023, Air Seychelles was awarded the coveted titles of ‘World’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’, at the 30th edition of the World Travel Awards as well as, ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Economy Class’ and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Brand’


Information contained in this press release is accurate at the time of publication.