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Air Seychelles continues to build its presence in Europe with the expansion of its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways to include flights to Athens and Belgrade. 

This brings to 12 the number of European cities available to Air Seychelles on Etihad Airways’ network including London and Manchester (United Kingdom), Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Munich (Germany), Milan and Rome (Italy), Geneva and Zurich (Switzerland), Brussels (Belgium), Dublin (Ireland), and Paris (France).

Manoj Papa, Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, said: “This expansion adds twoimportant cities to our network,making Europe more accessibleto our customers and strengthening our brand presence in this important region.

“It also builds on the hard work of the Seychelles government,which has signednew air services agreements with Greece and Serbia, and deepensour successful partnership with Etihad Airways.

“The expansion willstrengthenfeed ontoour network, and boost trade and tourism in support of our mandate to be an economic enablertothe archipelago.”

Air Seychelles operates nine weekly Abu Dhabi-Seychelles services on a two-class aircraft, which combined with Etihad Airways’ four services a week, provides a near double-daily service between Seychelles and Abu Dhabi.

Travellers can book the new codeshare destinations through travel agents, Air Seychelles sales offices, or the Air Seychelles website on www.airseychelles.com.

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. As the main driver of tourism in Seychelles, it is a core pillar of the national economy.

The airline offers international flights to Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Tel Aviv as well as charter services on demand. On the domestic network, Air Seychelles operates daily domestic flights between Mahe and Praslin as well as charter services throughout the archipelago.

In 2020, Air Seychelles won the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards. The full service carrier was also recognized as ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class’ and ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew ’at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Winners Day.