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Air Seychelles is pleased to announce the appointment of Bird Travels Private Limited, India’s leading airline and travel representation company, as its General Sales Agent (GSA).

With over 47 years of experience in India, the flagship company of the Bird Group shares extensive knowledge and expertise in the commercial aviation sector including the travel and tourism industry, having worked with some of the world’s renowned international airlines.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer at Air Seychelles said: “We are delighted to appoint India’s leading airline and travel representation company, Bird Travels as our representative in India.

“Even though commercial flights between Seychelles and India are currently suspended, we will work closely with the company’s experienced sales and marketing professionals, well-positioned in most Indian cities, to further develop and strengthen our presence in addition to reinforcing our sales distribution network within the Indian market.”

Vijay Bhatia, Managing Director of Bird Travels said: “We are delighted to be associated with Air Seychelles and look forward to building a strong partnership.

“Armed with our extensive local knowledge and experienced team, Bird Travels is well-equipped and committed to further increase the airline’s footprints, market share and revenues in the country going forward."

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.'