Following guidelines received from the Seychelles Ministry of Health and as per the Seychelles Travel Advisory issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism on 1 June 2021, the reintroduction of restrictions have been imposed on travelling between South Africa and the Seychelles.
As a result, Air Seychelles will be reducing flights scheduled from Johannesburg to the Seychelles for the month of June 2021 until further notice.
All flights on Fridays that connects to the airlines’ Maldives service will still operate as scheduled and are still available for sale. South African passport holders are able to take these flights, regardless of vaccine status.
Travellers holding tickets for travel to the Seychelles, can apply for unlimited date changes for free with no penalty fee for travel up to 31 December, 2021. The complimentary date change must be applied three days prior to departure. Note Air Seychelles will not charge reissuance fees at the time of rebooking however any applicable fare difference will apply.
Travellers who purchased tickets for travel to the Seychelles in June can also opt to upgrade their destination to the Maldives on flights departing Johannesburg on 18 and 25 June for no additional fee.
To request for these options travellers must contact their travel agency, the Air Seychelles Sales Offices or contact the airlines Call Centre by phoning +248 4391000 or emailing email@example.com.
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’.