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Air Seychelles will be resuming scheduled passenger flights to the neighbouring island of Mauritius this October, after an absence of more than 18 months on the route.

The return of the Seychelles flag carrier to the Indian Ocean Island, follows the announcement of the full reopening of the Mauritius borders starting from 1, October 2021, leading to further ease in movement for fully vaccinated travellers looking to explore the many treasures the tropical destination has to offer.

The flights between Seychelles and Mauritius set to start from 3 October, 2021 will be operated twice per week on Wednesdays and Sundays. The route will be serviced by the airline’s environmentally-friendly single-aisle aircraft of 168 seats.

Flights can be booked via airseychelles.com, the airline’s call centre via email at callcentre@airseychelles.com, by phoning 4391000 or through travel agents.

Travellers to Mauritius are requested to visit www.mauritiusnow.com to remain up to date with the latest entry requirements whilst for those bound to Seychelles please visit www.advisory.seychelles.travel. Please note that quarantine measures may be applicable for unvaccinated travellers in Mauritius.

As entry requirements at each destination may change due to the unprecedented environment, it is the responsibility of each traveller to verify and follow all COVID-19 pre-departure guidelines, in addition to ensuring all related travel documents are available upon check-in as requested by the country of destination.

The flight schedule between Seychelles and Mauritius starting 3 October, 2021 are as follows:

Flight NumberOriginDestinationDepartArriveDays
HM049Seychelles Mauritius10:00hrs12:35hrsWednesdays and Sundays
HM048MauritiusSeychelles13:25hrs16:10hrsWednesdays and Sundays

The schedule shared is in the local time at each destination.

All flights will be subjected to the approval of the government, regulatory as well as that of the health authorities at each destination. 

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.'