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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 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.