Following demand from the local market to facilitate the transfer of Indian nationals to their home, Air Seychelles in collaboration with the Seychelles High Commission of India (HCI) will operate an additional flight from Seychelles to Ahmedabad on Thursday, 29 October, 2020.
Eligible travellers must hold a valid Indian passport, must be an Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder (OCI) or a Foreign National of which prior approval from the Seychelles High Commission of India will be required before booking the flight.
Travellers holding a valid Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) can also book for this flight. In case the GOP has expired on or after 20 March 2020, the traveller will need to verify and satisfy all the requirements set by the Department of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with the Immigration and Civil Status of Seychelles, to be allowed to exit the country without any adverse remarks on their passport.
As recommended by the Government of India, travellers will also need to demonstrate proof of valid negative RT-PCR test conducted 96 hours prior to their flight. Travellers can also opt to conduct their RT-PCR test upon arrival in India which will be followed by mandatory quarantine.
To complete all relevant documents as required by the Government of India prior to departure travellers are requested to visit www.newdelhiairport.in.
Flight schedule from Seychelles to Ahmedabad to be operated on Thursday, 29 October, 2020 is as follows:
|HM1268||Seychelles||Ahmedabad||2215hrs||0450hrs||Thursday, 29 October, 2020|
Flight will be subjected to the approval of the government including regulatory approval as well as that of the health authorities at each destination. The returning flight will be an all based cargo operation.
All times on the schedule shared is the local time at each destination.
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, Colombo and Mauritius 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.'
Information contained in this press release is accurate at the time of publication.