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