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Following guidelines received from the Seychelles Ministry of Health and as per the Seychelles Travel Advisory issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism on 1 June 2021, the reintroduction of restrictions have been imposed on travelling between South Africa and the Seychelles.

As a result, Air Seychelles will be reducing flights scheduled from Johannesburg to the Seychelles for the month of June 2021 until further notice.

All flights on Fridays that connects to the airlines’ Maldives service will still operate as scheduled and are still available for sale. South African passport holders are able to take these flights, regardless of vaccine status.

Travellers holding tickets for travel to the Seychelles, can apply for unlimited date changes for free with no penalty fee for travel up to 31 December, 2021. The complimentary date change must be applied three days prior to departure. Note Air Seychelles will not charge reissuance fees at the time of rebooking however any applicable fare difference will apply.

Travellers who purchased tickets for travel to the Seychelles in June can also opt to upgrade their destination to the Maldives on flights departing Johannesburg on 18 and 25 June for no additional fee.

To request for these options travellers must contact their travel agency, the Air Seychelles Sales Offices or contact the airlines Call Centre by phoning +248 4391000 or emailing callcentre@airseychelles.com.

 

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.'