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The flagship carrier of the Republic of Seychelles has yesterday successfully resumed commercial passenger services to one of its most popular routes on the airline’s network, Johannesburg.

The beautiful colours of the Air Seychelles A320neo aircraft was spotted at the O.R. Tambo International Airport upon landing at 12.30pm greeted by a guard of honour salute. The returning flight from Johannesburg to the Seychelles arrived at the Seychelles International Airport at 8.45pm.

The flight operated by Captain Michael Robert and First Officer Eddy Cesar, was supported by Cabin Manager Jacqueline Confiance, Cabin Senior Kethra Quatre as well as Flight Attendants Herve Bonne and Yannick Commettant including Engineer Bertrand Bristol.

During the month of November, Air Seychelles will operate weekly flights on Saturdays between Johannesburg and Seychelles. In December, the airline will expand its operations to three flights per week on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

The exciting Friday evening departure will continue direct onto the Maldives, making it the fastest way to get from South Africa to the Maldives during the festive season.

For bookings, travellers are invited to contact the Call Centre on +2484391000 or visit their local travel agents.

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.'