Air Seychelles, in collaboration with Sporting Life Management, welcomed five professional basketball players including Kevin Séraphin, who plays for Indiana Pacers in the NBA (American professional league), Seychelles own professional Abdel Sylla who plays for Orléans Loiret Basket in the French Pro A and his teammates Antoine Mendy, Georgi Joseph and Souarata Cissé from Orleans Loiret Basket including their personal trainer, American Torrell Martin an ex NBA player from Orlando Magicas in Pro A France.
Apart from hosting several clinics with the youth of Bel Air Basketball Academy, the players also took part in the recent launch of the ‘Inspire to Aspire’ campaign organized by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture at the Palais des Sports in the presence of key dignitaries and young citizens during their trip in the Seychelles.
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.'