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Victoria , August 19th 2009 – Air Seychelles has once again renewed its support for the Creole Festival through the sponsorship of ten international tickets valued at Rs 100,000 to fly in artists from other Creole-speaking countries to participate in this year’s festival being held in Seychelles from October 24th to 31st 2009.

The sponsorship agreement was signed between Air Seychelles’ Executive Chairman, Captain David Savy and the chairperson of the Creole Festival Organising Committee, Minister Vincent Meriton in a ceremony held at the Creole Spirit Building today.

Launched 24 years ago as an annual cultural manifestation to promote the Creole culture and identity of our Creole nation, Air Seychelles has always been a keen supporter of the event since its inception.

 

About Air Seychelles

The Seychelles' national carrier was incorporated in 1977 and was formally named 'Air Seychelles' in 1978. The airline began long-haul operations in 1983 and continues to remain one of the tourism pillars contributing towards the island's strongest growing economic sector.

In 2021, Air Seychelles managed to retain the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards including, ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class and Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew . The airline also marked a historic milestone at the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards for having its premium lounge recognised for the first time ever as ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Lounge 2021’.