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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 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.