Flying the Creole spirit




Air Seychelles today gave a series of presentations at L’Ecole Française on the different roles and career opportunities at the airline.

Pupils at the school heard from Air Seychelles pilots, cabin crew, engineers and other employees, who spoke about their positions and day-to-day duties.

As one of the largest national employers, Air Seychelles attended the Job Fair today as a way of meeting potential candidates and explaining career opportunities at the airline.

Air Seychelles has shown support for St Michel United Football Club by sponsoring ten return tickets to an upcoming away game in an important league fixture in South Africa.

The reigning champions of the Seychelles League are set to take on Mamelodi Sundowns in a return leg of a Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League fixture on Saturday, 28 February.

A group of 10 Air Seychelles cabin crew have graduated from the Etihad Airways Training Academy in Abu Dhabi after completing a demanding five-week course.

The group is the thirteenth from Air Seychelles to receive training at the state-of-the-art facility where the programme covers safety and service training on the Airbus A330-200 and A320 aircraft.

Air Seychelles Cargo has expanded the Seychelles Box air freight service to South Africa, offering customers a simple way of sending belongings from Johannesburg to Mahé, the largest island in Seychelles.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, in association with Caissa Touristic, one of China’s largest travel agencies, will operate additional flights between the Seychelles and Beijing, via Abu Dhabi, for the Chinese New Year holidays in February 2015.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, celebrated its new service between Seychelles and Dar es Salaam with an elegant cocktail reception held at the Serena Hotel on Monday, 16 February.

Air Seychelles has extended its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways to include services to Casablanca, the business capital of Morocco.

Air Seychelles will put its HM flight code on Etihad Airways’ daily flights between the city’s Mohammed V International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport, where guests can connect onto seamless services to and from Seychelles.

Air Seychelles and Air Madagascar held a symbolic signing ceremony on Wednesday, 4 February to seal a codeshare agreement between the two airlines.

The event was held at the Air Seychelles VIP Lounge with Manoj Papa, Air Seychelles’ Chief Executive officer, and Hery Rambeloson, Air Madagascar’s Commercial Passenger Director, who represented Chief Executive Officer Haja Raelison.

Air Seychelles has expanded its reach in the Middle East by adding Amman to its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways.

Effective 5 February, Air Seychelles will place its HM code on 14 weekly Etihad Airways’ flights between Abu Dhabi and Amman, the capital and largest city of Jordan.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced an expansion of its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways for travel to Mumbai, the gateway to India.

Under this agreement, Air Seychelles will put its HM flight code on 21 weekly Etihad Airways flights between Mumbai and Abu Dhabi that connect onto its services between Abu Dhabi and Seychelles.

Air Seychelles Cargo has launched the Seychelles Box – a dedicated air freight service for sending personal belongings from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Seychelles.

Air Seychelles continues to build its presence in Europe with the expansion of its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways to include flights to Athens and Belgrade. 

Air Seychelles is firmly on the German map, with 80 weekly codeshare flights between Germany and Seychelles, the Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, Manoj Papa, said today.

Air Seychelles, the national carrier of the Republic of Seychelles, today commenced thrice-weekly flights to the Indian city of Mumbai.

The historic maiden flight, operating under code HM 260, touched down at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 2:55 am, where it was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute and by a party of dignitaries and airport representatives.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today launched a twice-per-week service to Antananarivo, the bustling capital of Madagascar.

The inaugural flight, HM 755, touched down at Ivato International Airport at 10:55 am, becoming the island carrier’s fourth point in its Indian Ocean and Africa network, after Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg and Mauritius.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, yesterday marked the start of its twice-weekly service to Dar es Salaam, the economic and cultural centreof Tanzania.

The island carrier’s first passenger flight – HM777 – touched down on schedule at Julius Nyerere International Airport, marking a major newstep in its regional expansion to East Africa.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, this morning celebrated a historic occasion as its first Airbus A320 touched down at Seychelles International Airport.

Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways today announced upcoming changes to their flight schedules that will offer guests more choice and greater flexibility when travelling between Abu Dhabi and Mahé.

President James Michel has welcomed the signing of a visa waiver agreement, which will allow all Seychellois passport holders to travel without a visa to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following a working visit to Abu Dhabi this weekend. 


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