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Following guidelines received from the Seychelles Ministry of Health and as per the Seychelles Travel Advisory issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism on 1 June 2021, the reintroduction of restrictions have been imposed on travelling between South Africa and the Seychelles.

As a result, Air Seychelles will be reducing flights scheduled from Johannesburg to the Seychelles for the month of June 2021 until further notice.

All flights on Fridays that connects to the airlines’ Maldives service will still operate as scheduled and are still available for sale. South African passport holders are able to take these flights, regardless of vaccine status.

Travellers holding tickets for travel to the Seychelles, can apply for unlimited date changes for free with no penalty fee for travel up to 31 December, 2021. The complimentary date change must be applied three days prior to departure. Note Air Seychelles will not charge reissuance fees at the time of rebooking however any applicable fare difference will apply.

Travellers who purchased tickets for travel to the Seychelles in June can also opt to upgrade their destination to the Maldives on flights departing Johannesburg on 18 and 25 June for no additional fee.

To request for these options travellers must contact their travel agency, the Air Seychelles Sales Offices or contact the airlines Call Centre by phoning +248 4391000 or emailing callcentre@airseychelles.com.

 

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.