Air Seychelles will operate an additional service to Ahmedabad and Mumbai on 2 September, 2020 to provide Indian citizens the opportunity to return to their home.
The flights currently on sale until Saturday, 29 August 2020, are being organised in collaboration with the Seychelles High Commission of India (HCI). To book, travellers are advised to email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact +248 4 391000 for more information.
Eligible travellers must hold a valid Indian passport, must be an Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder (OCI) or a Foreign National of which prior approval from HCI will be required before booking the flight.
Travellers holding a valid Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) can also register for this flight. In case the GOP has expired on or after 20 March 2020, the traveller will need to verify and satisfy all the requirements set by the Department of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with the Immigration and Civil Status of Seychelles, to be allowed to exit the country without any adverse remarks on their passport.
As recommended by the Government of India, travellers will also need to demonstrate proof of valid negative RT-PCR test conducted 96 hours prior to their flight, apart from agreeing to undergo the mandatory temperature screening upon arrival at their final destination.
To view the updated travel guidelines, travellers are requested to visit www.newdelhiairport.in prior to departure from Seychelles to complete all relevant documents as required by the Government of India.
Flight schedule from Seychelles to Ahmedabad and Mumbai to be operated on Wednesday, 2 September, 2020 are as follows:
|HM1266||Seychelles||Ahmedabad||0900hrs||1525hrs||Wednesday, 2 September, 2020|
|HM8266||Ahmedabad||Mumbai||1625hrs||1725hrs||Wednesday, 2 September, 2020|
Due to the dynamism of the COVID-19 pandemic, all flights will be subjected to the approval of the government including regulatory approval as well as that of the health authorities at each destination.
*Note, the schedule shared is in the local time at each destination and the returning flight from Mumbai to Seychelles will be an all based cargo operation.
About Air Seychelles
The Seychelles' national carrier was incorporated in 1977 and was formally named 'Air Seychelles' in 1978. The airline began long-haul operations in 1983 and continues to remain one of the tourism pillars contributing towards the island's strongest growing economic sector.
In 2021, Air Seychelles managed to retain the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards including, ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class and Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew . The airline also marked a historic milestone at the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards for having its premium lounge recognised for the first time ever as ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Lounge 2021’.