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Air Seychelles cargo handling at its highest ahead of Christmas season

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has recorded the highest tonnage of cargo handled ever in a single day on 1 December, 2017.

The airlines’ cargo department handled a total of 108 tonnes of consignment of which 71 tonnes arrived to Seychelles on a number of carriers including, Air Seychelles, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.  The remaining 37 tonnes were sent out of Seychelles to various destinations across the globe to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Paris.

Air Seychelles alone carried a total of 83 tonnes both on inbound and outbound flights combined.

Roy Kinnear, CEO of Air Seychelles: “This is an amazing achievement by the Air Seychelles Cargo Division team and I am proud of their accomplishment. This is the result of close collaboration with both overseas and Seychelles’ partners, especially importers and exporters.”

To book Cargo freight and handling requirements, please contact Air Seychelles Cargo via email on cargocommercial@airseychelles.com or call +248 439 1046 / 1311 / 1065 / 1407.

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, Antananarivo, Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Paris. Air Seychelles also offers more than 200 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.