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Air Seychelles, has today announced that the national carrier is planning to operate a series of repatriation flights starting in the coming weeks, to return stranded visitors or Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) holders to their home country.

As the flights will be operated based on demand, guests are invited to register their interest for the flights via the Air Seychelles webpage at www.airseychelles.com. Following registration, the guests will be provided up-to-date information regarding future dates of operation.

Charles Johnson, Air Seychelles Chief Commercial Officer said: “During this difficult time, we understand the desire of citizens wanting to travel to their home country, or return to their country of work.

“Once allowed by all regulatory authorities, we aim to operate a series of repatriation flights around the region, including flights to connecting regional hubs, allowing guests to get to their desired destination.”   
 
 

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.