Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways have expanded their codeshare agreement to cover flights to Minsk, the capital of Belarus, effective from 29 April 2018.

The new codeshare deal will see, Air Seychelles place its “HM” code on three weekly flights between Minsk and Abu Dhabi to provide travelers easy one-stop connections to and from Seychelles.

Situated on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers, Minsk is the largest city of Belarus offering an extensive network of cultural establishments with over 16 museums, 11 theaters and over 3,600 sports centres.

Remco Althuis, CEO of Air Seychelles, said: “We are pleased to offer our guests easier connections between Minsk and Seychelles via Abu Dhabi.

“Minsk is a beautiful city with amazing architecture and historical sites and through this codeshare partnership we are now better placed to capture the travel demand from Belarus.

“Moving forward we will continue to work on our codeshare strategy to further strengthen our route network so as to provide more choice and flexibility to our guests”.

The new codeshare flights with Etihad Airways can be booked by going to, phoning the Air Seychelles Call Centre on 4391000, or by visiting the Air Seychelles Sales Office in Victoria.

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to, Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Tel Aviv. 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.