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.
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:
|HM049||Seychelles||Mauritius||10:00hrs||12:35hrs||Wednesdays and Sundays|
|HM048||Mauritius||Seychelles||13:25hrs||16:10hrs||Wednesdays 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 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’.