• First flight from Bucharest set to arrive in the Seychelles on Friday, 30 April 2021.
  • Building the link between Bucharest and the Seychelles, supporting tourism and economic growth on the island.

Air Seychelles will operate a series of new charter flights from Romania’s capital city and most important commercial center, Bucharest, commencing Friday, 30 April 2021.

The 9 hour flight, to be operated by the airlines A320neo aircraft with 168 seats, will make an intermediate stop at Cairo International Airport for refueling before continuing onto Seychelles.

Scheduled until Monday, 17 May 2021, the flight is expected to bring over 500 visitors into the Seychelles.

To support tourism and economic growth on the island and to further build the link between Bucharest and the Seychelles, the national carrier will also operate additional charter services inAugust and December on this route.

Remco Althuis, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, said:

“Since the reopening of Seychelles to the world, visitors have been looking at destinations providing ease of access upon entry for their travel. Seychelles is now becoming an increasingly attractive destination and as the flag carrier, it is important that we seize business opportunities once available to recover and sustain our operations. We are pleased to establish the bridge with Romania through the charter opportunities to support tourism, trade and economic development in the Seychelles.”

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.