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Air Seychelles will be resuming scheduled passenger flights to the neighbouring island of Mauritius this October, after an absence of more than 18 months on the route.

The return of the Seychelles flag carrier to the Indian Ocean Island, follows the announcement of the full reopening of the Mauritius borders starting from 1, October 2021, leading to further ease in movement for fully vaccinated travellers looking to explore the many treasures the tropical destination has to offer.

The flights between Seychelles and Mauritius set to start from 3 October, 2021 will be operated twice per week on Wednesdays and Sundays. The route will be serviced by the airline’s environmentally-friendly single-aisle aircraft of 168 seats.

Flights can be booked via airseychelles.com, the airline’s call centre via email at callcentre@airseychelles.com, by phoning 4391000 or through travel agents.

Travellers to Mauritius are requested to visit www.mauritiusnow.com to remain up to date with the latest entry requirements whilst for those bound to Seychelles please visit www.advisory.seychelles.travel. Please note that quarantine measures may be applicable for unvaccinated travellers in Mauritius.

As entry requirements at each destination may change due to the unprecedented environment, it is the responsibility of each traveller to verify and follow all COVID-19 pre-departure guidelines, in addition to ensuring all related travel documents are available upon check-in as requested by the country of destination.

The flight schedule between Seychelles and Mauritius starting 3 October, 2021 are as follows:

Flight NumberOriginDestinationDepartArriveDays
HM049Seychelles Mauritius10:00hrs12:35hrsWednesdays and Sundays
HM048MauritiusSeychelles13:25hrs16:10hrsWednesdays and Sundays

The schedule shared is in the local time at each destination.

All flights will be subjected to the approval of the government, regulatory as well as that of the health authorities at each destination. 

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.