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The Air Seychelles management team and staff members has welcomed and congratulated the airlines’ new acting chief executive (CEO), Captain Sandy Benoiton and acting chief financial officer (CFO), Tyrian Gendron in their new roles, following their recent appointments by the Ministry of Transport.

Sandy Benoiton, a certified airline pilot, has been working with the national airline for more than 20 years. Having occupied the position of chief operations officer, overseeing the general operations of the airline since 2018, the newly appointed acting CEO has also been exposed to various facets and challenges of the business.

Sharing a wealth of experience and vast knowledge in the field, the new acting CEO will continue to drive the transformation plan forward to further strengthen business operations amidst the unprecedented environment.

Tyrian Gendron, the new acting CFO joined the Air Seychelles finance team in 2017 and was most recently occupying the role of financial controller.

The certified chartered accountant will be responsible for the planning, forecasting and management of the airline’s financial systems including the collation of the annual budget.

As part of his new role, the finance professional will also focus on cost management, ensuring continuous implementation of cost benefit initiatives across the business, to further build on the airline’s revenue streams.

The management and staff members of Air Seychelles also takes this opportunity to thank the outgoing chief executive, Remco Althuis and chief finance officer, Michael Berlouis for their strong contribution to the airline and wishes them all the best in their future plans.

About Air Seychelles

The Seychelles' national carrier was incorporated in 1977 and was formally named 'Air Seychelles' in 1978. The airline began long-haul operations in 1983 and continues to remain one of the tourism pillars contributing towards the island's strongest growing economic sector.

In 2021, Air Seychelles managed to retain the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards including, ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class and Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew . The airline also marked a historic milestone at the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards for having its premium lounge recognised for the first time ever as ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Lounge 2021’.