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Air Seychelles has extended its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways to include services to Casablanca, the business capital of Morocco.

Air Seychelles will put its HM flight code on Etihad Airways’ daily flights between the city’s Mohammed V International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport, where guests can connect onto seamless services to and from Seychelles.

Manoj Papa, Air Seychelles’ Chief Executive Officer said: “We are delighted to expand our codeshare on Etihad Airways to Casablanca, a city of four million that has for decades held a magnetic pull on travellers.

“The outbound tourism market in Morocco is expected to grow to 452,000 in 2015*, and with this codeshare, travellers from this country now have convenient, one-stop access to Seychelles.

“In addition, Casablanca is Air Seychelles’ first codeshare point in North Africa and demonstrates our commitment to increasing the passenger and cargo flows between our archipelago and the world.

“Every time we add a new codeshare destination with Etihad Airways, we are building more depth into our network and driving continued and sustainable growth in the Seychelles economy.”

Flight tickets between Casablanca and Seychelles are available for travel from 10 February and can be purchased through any Air Seychelles sales office, the Air Seychelles website on www.airseychelles.com, or through travel agents.

*Morocco Tourism Report 2015, Business Monitor International.

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 Maldives with state of the art Airbus A320neo’s. 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 2022, Air Seychelles managed to retain the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the 29th edition of the World Travel Awards as well as, ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline Business Class', 'Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew' and 'Indian Ocean's Leading Airline Lounge.'