Air Seychelles is pleased to announce the appointment of Bird Travels Private Limited, India’s leading airline and travel representation company, as its General Sales Agent (GSA).
With over 47 years of experience in India, the flagship company of the Bird Group shares extensive knowledge and expertise in the commercial aviation sector including the travel and tourism industry, having worked with some of the world’s renowned international airlines.
Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer at Air Seychelles said: “We are delighted to appoint India’s leading airline and travel representation company, Bird Travels as our representative in India.
“Even though commercial flights between Seychelles and India are currently suspended, we will work closely with the company’s experienced sales and marketing professionals, well-positioned in most Indian cities, to further develop and strengthen our presence in addition to reinforcing our sales distribution network within the Indian market.”
Vijay Bhatia, Managing Director of Bird Travels said: “We are delighted to be associated with Air Seychelles and look forward to building a strong partnership.
“Armed with our extensive local knowledge and experienced team, Bird Travels is well-equipped and committed to further increase the airline’s footprints, market share and revenues in the country going forward."
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.