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Air Seychelles operates sixth weekly service between Seychelles and India

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has successfully launched its sixth weekly frequency between Seychelles and the largest Indian city, Mumbai.

The flight operated on Sunday, 12 May 2019, by the airline Airbus A320 aircraft S7-AMI, was commanded by Captain Francois Jackson and First Officer Rajesh Nair.

The service consisted of 9 business and 56 economy class guests, was supported by Cabin Manager, Tania Mellie, Cabin Senior, Jimmy Bristol as well as Flight Attendants, Ryan Bonne and Mike Maria.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer of Air Seychelles said: “Expanding our presence in the Indian market reflects our commitment to provide guests greater choice and flexibility when travelling with Air Seychelles.

“Since the launch of the flights in 2014, there has been a significant increase in the traffic volumes between the financial capital of Mumbai and the Seychelles, hence to ensure that we keep up with the trend we have also revised the time our flights to Mauritius and Mumbai over the Seychelles to allow seamless connectivity across our network.

“The support of the government of India and our partners including the travel trade has been significantly important in enabling us to operate this additional frequency and we remain grateful for their continuous support”.

Flight HM261 schedule to operate from Mumbai to the Seychelles will depart Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai on Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 at 5.30am with a total of 134 guests.

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to 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.