Air Seychelles, has today announced that the national carrier is planning to operate a series of repatriation flights starting in the coming weeks, to return stranded visitors or Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) holders to their home country.
As the flights will be operated based on demand, guests are invited to register their interest for the flights via the Air Seychelles webpage at www.airseychelles.com. Following registration, the guests will be provided up-to-date information regarding future dates of operation.
Charles Johnson, Air Seychelles Chief Commercial Officer said: “During this difficult time, we understand the desire of citizens wanting to travel to their home country, or return to their country of work.
“Once allowed by all regulatory authorities, we aim to operate a series of repatriation flights around the region, including flights to connecting regional hubs, allowing guests to get to their desired destination.”
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’.