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Air Seychelles, in collaboration with Sporting Life Management, welcomed five professional basketball players including Kevin Séraphin, who plays for Indiana Pacers in the NBA (American professional league), Seychelles own professional Abdel Sylla who plays for Orléans Loiret Basket in the French Pro A and his teammates Antoine Mendy, Georgi Joseph and Souarata Cissé from Orleans Loiret Basket including their personal trainer, American Torrell Martin an ex NBA player from Orlando Magicas in Pro A France.

Apart from hosting several clinics with the youth of Bel Air Basketball Academy, the players also took part in the recent launch of the ‘Inspire to Aspire’ campaign organized by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture at the Palais des Sports in the presence of key dignitaries and young citizens during their trip in the Seychelles.

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.