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Air Seychelles’ non-stop service between Paris and Seychelles landed at Seychelles early this morning after an overnight flight.

Flight HM 17 touched down at 6:10 am local time and was greeted by a traditional water-cannon salute on arrival.

Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer Air Seychelles, and Sherin Naiken, Chief Executive Officer Seychelles Tourism Board, participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the arrival gate to celebrate the commencement of the new service.

The three-per-week service, which departs Paris on Monday, Thursday and Saturday to arrive the next morning in Seychelles, replaces a previous twice-weekly service via Abu Dhabi.

The flight is operated on a modern Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 18 Business Class and 236 Economy Class seats.

Each guest onboard was presented with a certificate and a key-ring commemorating the inaugural flight.

To purchase flight tickets between Seychelles and Paris CDG, visit www.airseychelles.com, dial +248 439 10 00 in Seychelles or +33 1 71 70 33 21 in France.

Paris flight schedule, effective 1 July 2015:

 

Flight #

Origin

Destination

Departs

Arrives

Days

Paris

HM 16

Seychelles (SEZ)

Paris (CDG)

21:40

06:05+1

Wednesday

Friday

Sunday

HM 17

Paris (CDG)

Seychelles (SEZ)

18:00

06:10+1

Monday

Thursday

Saturday

 

Note: All departures and arrivals are listed in local time.

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.'