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Air Seychelles increases capacity to Johannesburg for the festive season

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has announced that it will increase the frequency of its services between Seychelles and Johannesburg during the festive season to accommodate the growing demand over the busy end-of-year period.

The additional services to be operated by the Airbus A320 aircraft on Mondays and Fridays during the peak holiday periods between December and April, will provide an additional 544 seats per week between Seychelles and Johannesburg.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer of Air Seychelles, said: “The South African market has enormous potential for the national airline and we are committed to offering our travellers more choice when booking their travel during the upcoming Winter season and Easter period.

“With this new Monday flight, Air Seychelles will now offer daily service to Johannesburg in December,  and an exciting new Friday evening departure from Mahe, allowing for a faster start for those planning a quick weekend getaway or a longer stay for their hard earned holiday. 

“Travellers planning their holiday well in advance are invited to book their tickets on airseychelles.com, visit the airlines’ sales offices located in both Mahe and Praslin or contact the Air Seychelles Call Centre at 439 10 00”.

The schedule for the additional flights between Seychelles and Johannesburg over Christmas and New Year starting from 10 December, 2018:

Flight #

Origin

Destination

Depart

Arrive

Frequency

Dates

HM 063

Seychelles

Johannesburg

1825hrs

2130hrs

Friday

14, 21, 28 December 2018
4, 11 January 2019

HM 062

Johannesburg

Seychelles

2230hrs

0525hrs

Friday

15, 22, 29 December 2018
5, 12 January 2019

HM 061

Seychelles

Johannesburg

0950hrs

1255hrs

Monday

10, 17 December 2018
7 January 2019

HM 060

Johannesburg

Seychelles

1415hrs

2110hrs

Monday

10, 17 December 2018
7 January 2019

The schedule for the additional flights between Seychelles and Johannesburg over Easter starting from 22 March, 2019:

Flight #

Origin

Destination

Depart

Arrive

Frequency

Dates

HM 063

Seychelles

Johannesburg

1825hrs

2130hrs

Friday

22 March 2019 up to 26 April 2019

HM 062

Johannesburg

Seychelles

2230hrs

0525hrs

Friday

22 March 2019 up to 26 April 2019

 

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg, Mauritius and Mumbai. Air Seychelles also offers more than 350 domestic scheduled flights a week throughout the archipelago, including domestic charter services. As the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles is a pillar of tourism, the island nation’s strongest and growing economic sector. The airline maintains a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and 40 per cent stakeholder.