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Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has recorded the highest tonnage of cargo handled ever in a single day on 1 December, 2017.

The airlines’ cargo department handled a total of 108 tonnes of consignment of which 71 tonnes arrived to Seychelles on a number of carriers including, Air Seychelles, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.  The remaining 37 tonnes were sent out of Seychelles to various destinations across the globe to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Paris.

Air Seychelles alone carried a total of 83 tonnes both on inbound and outbound flights combined.

Roy Kinnear, CEO of Air Seychelles: “This is an amazing achievement by the Air Seychelles Cargo Division team and I am proud of their accomplishment. This is the result of close collaboration with both overseas and Seychelles’ partners, especially importers and exporters.”

To book Cargo freight and handling requirements, please contact Air Seychelles Cargo via email on cargocommercial@airseychelles.com or call +248 439 1046 / 1311 / 1065 / 1407.

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’.