Air Seychelles signed a comprehensive partnership agreement with the Seychelles Institute of Technology (SIT), to further strengthen the existing relationship between the two establishments. As part of the MOU, the airline will support the SIT students with training within the engineering and technical operations department. Additionally, Air Seychelles will also undergo recruitment at the SIT to identify talented technicians for future employment with the airline. The agreement was signed on 21 July, by Air Seychelles General Manager for Human Resources, Peter Carrie-Wilson and the Director of SIT, Hubert Barbe during a ceremony held at the SIT campus in Providence.
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’.