Organised to feature in the program at the airline’s annual staff party on Friday 27 October 2023, Air Seychelles hosted a Long Service Awards Ceremony for 67 members of staff who had completed 10 years or more of continuous service with the company.

The event was held at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino with around 400 of the airline’s staff members in attendance as well as the Air Seychelles board members and the Minister for Transport, Mr Anthony Derjacques.

Over half of the award recipientsthat evening were commemorated for their 10th year milestone with the company, while the longest serving team members Mel Edmond and Williana Savy celebrated 30 years and Norbert Lepathy was honoured for his commitment spanning 40 years.

“A company is only as good as the staff that work for it. We have some very dedicated and loyal staff at Air SeychelIes and am very proud of our retention figures. Our employees are our most prized assets and are integral to the airline’s success. To celebrate over 60 long serving staff in one year alone is remarkable” shared the Chief Executive Officer, Sandy Benoiton.

The awards were proudly presented by the national carrier’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Sandy Benoiton and Minister Anthony Derjacques.

On Thursday 26 October 2023, Air Seychelles celebrated its 46th year of operations.

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 Colombo, Tel Aviv, Johannesburg, Mumbai and Mauritius 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.  Air Seychelles offers ground handling services to major commercial and private airlines at its base in Mahe, Seychelles.  

In 2024, Air Seychelles was awarded the coveted titles of ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Economy Class 2024’ at the 31st edition of the World Travel Awards as well as ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew 2024.’


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