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Air Seychelles attends Airbus Airline Lab Sub-Saharan Africa 2019

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has this week attended the Airline Lab Sub-Saharan Africa 2019 held in Zanzibar.

Corporate Finance Control Manager Sujaa Pillay at the Airline Lab Sub -Saharan AfricA 2019.jpg

Hosted by Airbus at the Park Hyatt hotel, the three day programme composed of short presentations, group exercise and flight plan simulation focused on three main areas of the airline business including operations, economics and the global market.

Besides learning about the various ways to identify, develop and grow an airline business, participants at the conference also had the chance to gain insightful information about the latest industry trends, the importance of revenue management, continuous developments in the airline industry and the best-practices being implemented globally.

The conference started with a welcoming cocktail event on Monday, 13 May 2019, created the networking platform for aviation professionals to meet, share and exchange ideas.

The forum also entailed an exciting ‘Flight Plan’ session, a unique and powerful airline management simulation game, testing the skills and ideas of the delegates on the final day on Thursday, 16 May, 2019.

Corporate Finance Control Manager, Sujaa Pillay who attended the conference said: “The Airbus Airline Lab was an insightful experience and the programme was structured with informative presentations about the various airlines operating in Africa.

“The conference also comprised of workshops designed for participants to instantly apply what they have learned such as how to schedule routes for an airline.

“My favourite part throughout the three day session was the simulation game which was very interactive as it required one to be accurate and pay attention to details which further build the competitive spirit amongst the airlines representatives at the event.”

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to 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.