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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

The Seychelles national carrier has been flying for over 45 years. Wholly owned by the Government of Seychelles, the carrier operates regionally from its home in Mahe to Tel Aviv, Johannesburg, Mumbai, Mauritius, and Maldives with state of the art Airbus A320neo’s. Domestically the carrier operates up to 30 roundtrips a day to Praslin, the second largest island in the archipelago, along with various charters to other islands on its twin-otter fleet.

In 2022, Air Seychelles managed to retain the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the 29th edition of the World Travel Awards as well as, ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline Business Class', 'Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew' and 'Indian Ocean's Leading Airline Lounge.'