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Etihad Airways starts flights to Seychelles

Etihad Airways starts flights to Seychelles (Forimmediaterelease.net) Etihad Airways landed in Seychelles on Wednesday, November 2, to start their four weekly flights per week to Seychelles. The first Etihad Airways flight was received with the traditional water cannon welcome as it taxied into its parking bay into the Seychelles International Airport.

With a picture perfect setting, Sir James Mancham, Seychelles Founding President, was the first dignitary to walk down the arriving steps to be welcomed by the Seychelles Minister of Foreign Affairs, along with Mr. Jean Paul Adam; Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board; Captain David Savy, Chairman of the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority and a Director of the Board of the Seychelles Tourism Board; and Gilbert Faure, the CEO of the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority,

Also on the Etihad Airways inaugural flight to the tourist destination of the Seychelles was Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State President’s Office; HE Mallallah Mubarak, Ambassador of UAE to Seychelles; Hareb Almurhairy, Etihad Airways Vice President UAE Sales; Rashed Al Shabi, Etihad Airways Country Manager Seychelles; Vijay Poonoosamy, Etihad Airways Vice President International and Public Affairs; Jean-Marc Crescent, Etihad Airways Regional General Manager Europe; and Raymond Korban, Regional General Manager Levant and Africa.

Seychelles Creole music was performed live as passengers stormed into the Arrival Hall of the International Airport from the full Etihad Airways flight. With the two new flights routes by Etihad Airways to the Seychelles and Maldives, Etihad Airways has now moved in the tropical island leisure destination. A formal lunch to celebrate the launch of Etihad Airways in the Seychelles is expected to be take place on Thursday, November 3.

PHOTO (L TO R): Jean-Marc Crescent, Etihad Airways Regional General Manager Europe; Alain St.Ange, Seychelles Tourism Board CEO; Sir James R. Mancham, Former President, The Republic of Seychelles; Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State Office of the President; HE Mallallah Mubarak, Ambassador of UAE to Seychelles; Hareb Almurhairy, Etihad Airways Vice President UAE Sales; Captain David Savy, Chairman of Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority; Rashed Al Shabi, Etihad Airways Country Manager Seychelles; Vijay Poonoosamy, Etihad Airways Vice President International and Public Affairs; Jean-Paul Adam, Seychelles Minister of Foreign Affairs; and Raymond Korban, Regional General Manager Levant and Africa.

MEDIA CONTACT: Alain St.Ange, CEO, Seychelles Tourism Board, Email: alain.s@seychelles.com

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