Air Seychelles celebrates 25 years of operations between Seychelles and Mauritius today, Friday 31 March 2023.

Air Seychelles and the Tourism Department have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew efforts into boosting inbound tourism into the Seychelles and attract travelers across the airline’s regional network. The agreement aims to increase awareness and magnify the Seychelles experience for leisure travelers to visit the archipelago’s unique attractions.


Recovering from the debilitating effects of the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic which brought many uncertainties to the aviation industry, as well as coming out of Administration in November, the national carrier can now review its performance from the past year with a more optimistic outlook.

Air Seychelles is pleased to announce that it has successfully passed and received its IOSA Renewal Certification this year. This marks the tenth time the carrier has successfully achieved this renewal. The National carrier’s first certification was obtained in 2006.

Air Seychelles together with Tourism Seychelles has recently participated in OTM and SATTE in India and IMTM in Israel this February.

The OTM is the largest and most international gathering of travel trade buyers and professionals in India and across Asia. The annual event was held in the busiest financial city of Mumbai between 02nd and 04th February.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today welcomed its first flight from Almaty, linking the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan to the paradisiacal islands of the Seychelles.

Air Seychelles was proud to fly the bulk of the Seychelles delegation bound for the CJSOI 2022 games via a chartered flight this morning to Mauritius.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, will be launching a new route this December with twice weekly flights between Almaty, Kazakhstan and Mahe, Seychelles. The seasonal service begins 26 December and will operate until 27 March, 2023.

Air Seychelles has won four major awards, including the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at this year’s World Travel Awards inaugural Indian Ocean Winners Day, recently held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.

Air Seychelles today achieved another important milestone in its flights between Israel and Seychelles. The carrier became the first airline to receive permission from the Saudi Arabian authorities to overfly their territory on flights between the two countries.

The Government of Seychelles, the Administrators, the Board and the Management of Air Seychelles are pleased to announce that the winding up petition, which had been filed against Air Seychelles by the representatives of the Noteholder Committee of the Bondholders, has today, on the 11 May 2022, been withdrawn by their representatives.

As travel restrictions' eases globally and with the school holidays in the Seychelles starting soon, Air Seychelles Ground Services is expected to witness a peak in travel this upcoming Easter holiday until the end of April 2022.

Amidst the pandemic leading to uncertainties within the aviation industry, Air Seychelles has described 2021 as a year filled with agility and resilience, following a review of its 2021 performance.

Air Seychelles together with Tourism Seychelles has recently participated in OTM, India’s most international gathering involving travel trade buyers and tourism professionals from India and across Asia.

Featuring more than 50 countries, 1500 trade visitors and over 1000 exhibitors, the annual event held in the busiest financial city, Mumbai, proceeded between 16 and 18 March, 2022.

Air Seychelles has extended support to Elsia Francoise on her trip to Mauritius, in preparation for the official Miss Environment International Pageant set to be held in India this month.

Earlier this month, leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, chartered an Air Seychelles’ Airbus A320neo to fly the victorious Toyota Gazoo Racing Dakar Team back to Johannesburg, following the climax of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia.

Following the successful completion of the intense comprehensive aviation safety audit, Air Seychelles has once again been certified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the completion of the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

To meet the gradual demand from the South African market, Air Seychelles will start to offer travelers two flights per week between Johannesburg and the Seychelles, from 3 February, 2022.

Air Seychelles has today announced its 2022 February flight schedule, now that the airline has resumed commercial passenger services back to all its pre-pandemic destinations, including Johannesburg, Mauritius, Tel Aviv and Mumbai.

Air Seychelles fleet of seven aircraft comprising two Airbus A320neos and five DHC-6 Twin Otter-400 series, with an average age of 4.3 years, has been ranked as the third youngest fleet in Africa by ch-aviation.

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