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The flagship carrier of the Republic of Seychelles has yesterday successfully resumed commercial passenger services to one of its most popular routes on the airline’s network, Johannesburg.

The beautiful colours of the Air Seychelles A320neo aircraft was spotted at the O.R. Tambo International Airport upon landing at 12.30pm greeted by a guard of honour salute. The returning flight from Johannesburg to the Seychelles arrived at the Seychelles International Airport at 8.45pm.

The flight operated by Captain Michael Robert and First Officer Eddy Cesar, was supported by Cabin Manager Jacqueline Confiance, Cabin Senior Kethra Quatre as well as Flight Attendants Herve Bonne and Yannick Commettant including Engineer Bertrand Bristol.

During the month of November, Air Seychelles will operate weekly flights on Saturdays between Johannesburg and Seychelles. In December, the airline will expand its operations to three flights per week on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

The exciting Friday evening departure will continue direct onto the Maldives, making it the fastest way to get from South Africa to the Maldives during the festive season.

For bookings, travellers are invited to contact the Call Centre on +2484391000 or visit their local travel agents.

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.