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Air Seychelles expands Johannesburg service to daily flights

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today announced that it will operate daily flights between Seychelles and the capital of South Africa's biggest city, Johannesburg as from 3 June 2019.

The additional frequency to be operated on Mondays by the airlines two class Airbus A320 aircraft featuring 16 business and 120 economy class seats will boost the available capacity on that route to 1,904 seats per week.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer of Air Seychelles said: “Johannesburg is a key market for Air Seychelles and expanding our frequency from six per week to daily services to the provincial capital of Gauteng further shows our commitment to offer our guests greater choice and more flexibility when planning their travel.

“Besides catering to the strong growing demand, strengthening air access between the two capital cities will in addition support the growth of trade including commerce which is vital for the airline’s cargo business as well as for the development of each countries respective economies and tourism industries.”

“This great news will also be beneficial for guests travelling from Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth including Cape Town, with our codeshare partner South African Airways or from Gaborone, Francistown and Maun with interline partner Air Botswana because as from June they will now have more flexibility and better access to our connections to the Seychelles and beyond.”

The new Monday service starting as from 3 June 2019 to Johannesburg is already on sale and travelers are invited to book their tickets via airseychelles.com, visit the airlines’ sales offices located in both Mahe and Praslin or contact the Air Seychelles Call Centre on 439 10 00.

The schedule for the flights between Seychelles and Johannesburg as from 3 June 2019:

Flight #

Origin

Destination

Depart

Arrive

Frequency                                             

HM061

Seychelles

Johannesburg

0925hrs

1230hrs

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday                   

HM060

Johannesburg

Seychelles

1345hrs

2040hrs

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg, Mauritius and Mumbai. Air Seychelles also offers more than 350 domestic scheduled flights a week throughout the archipelago, including domestic charter services. As the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles is a pillar of tourism, the island nation’s strongest and growing economic sector. The airline maintains a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and 40 per cent stakeholder.