The Seychelles Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Minister Joel Morgan, has received an official letter dated June 10, 2013 from the Chairman of the Qatari Civil Aviation Authority, Mr. Abdulaziz Mohamed Al Noaimi, confirming that “with great … June 13, 2013
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with South African Airways (SAA), the national airline of the Republic of South Africa.
The first phase of the agreement … April 26, 2013
The Seychelles tourism trade in Hong Kong, for the Air Seychelles’ inaugural flight, all joined the islands’ Ministers, Joel Morgan, the Minister for Internal Affairs and Transport, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister for Tourism and Culture, … April 4, 2013
The private sector tourism trade from the Seychelles made time as they were in Hong Kong for the inaugural flight of their national airline to Hong Kong to meet as a group to hear from Cramer Ball, the CEO of Air Seychelles about their forward strategies … March 31, 2013
Members of the Seychelles tourism board led by the Minister for Tourism & Culture, Alain St.Ange, and the CEO of the Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, joined officials from both Air Seychelles and government and representatives of the Seychelles and international … March 29, 2013
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today commenced services to Hong Kong.
Air Seychelles’ flight HM86 departed Mahe International Airport at 3:40 pm Seychelles time yesterday and touched down at Hong Kong International … March 25, 2013
Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at increasing Seychelles’ visibility around the world by leveraging the airline’s expanding international network and growing number of … March 4, 2013
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, used the opportunity of a private visit by Vijay Poonoosamy, the Vice President of International & Public Affairs … October 29, 2012
MAHE, Seychelles - In a move to support the tourism sector of the Seychelles, Emirates, one of the fastest-growing airlines in the world, will introduce two additional flights to the archipelago in December and February, thus increasing the service to … September 19, 2012
“Seychelles is accessible as never before,” so said the island’s Minister of Tourism as he transited in Dubai enroute to Australia last Saturday morning.
“Today, Seychelles is connected as never before. We have flights that connect us to any … August 5, 2012
Air Seychelles today celebrated a momentous occasion as it welcomed its first A330-200 aircraft, named Aldabra.
The historic first flight, operating as HM019, arrived at Seychelles International Airport at 1335 hours from Abu Dhabi.
Seychelles … July 5, 2012
The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, has re-assured the partners of the tourism industry on La Digue island, Seychelles’ third most-populated island with an active growth of tourism establishments, of the positive growth … June 3, 2012
Air Seychelles has completed a management restructure, which will see the carrier strengthen its operational capabilities. The new management comprises the following five key roles, reporting directly to Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, Cramer … May 27, 2012
Traveling to Abu-Dhabi and to other destinations beyond the Abu-Dhabi hub has now been enhanced with the signing of an agreement between the Seychelles and Abu Dhabi governments.
The agreement, which is an extra-bilateral arrangement supplementary … May 24, 2012
Blue Panorama Airline has now been flying to Seychelles for the last couple of months, and last week the plane from Italy flew into Seychelles full of Italian holiday makers, including Remo Della Porta of Blue Panorama and his family and Monette Rose, … April 8, 2012
Ethiopian Airlines has started its new weekly flight bound to the Seychelles islands from the Ethiopian capital main hub, Addis Ababa.
The airlines’ Boeing HNOET879 inaugural commercial flight touched down at the Seychelles International airport … April 3, 2012
Air Seychelles has this week launched its first inaugural flight to Abu Dhabi. This will include two frequencies flying out from Seychelles on Mondays and Saturdays. This newly-added sector forms part of the Air Seychelles restructuring program since … March 13, 2012
Tewolde Gebremariam, the Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, met during ITB 2012 in Berlin with Alain St.Ange, the newly-appointed Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture; Elsia Grandcourt, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board; and Bernadette … March 9, 2012
Seychelles vacuum of non-direct flights from the European destination has been partly filled with the landing of the Blue Panorama Airlines nonstop flight from Milan-Malpensa and Rome-Fiumicino airports.
The Italian airline’s Boeing 77-300ER carrier … February 15, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the news published in Air Transport News where it was conformed that the Board of Directors of Alitalia–Compagnia Aerea Italiana has given the green light to the project for integration with Blue Panorama Airlines, … January 30, 2012
The government of Seychelles and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding wherein Etihad will invest to acquire a 40 percent stake in Air Seychelles Ltd. as part of a strategic partnership … January 25, 2012
The first private airline in Russia’s history, Transaero Airlines, has made its first regular charter flight to the Seychelles in 2012.
The airline, which operates scheduled and chartered flights to more than 99 domestic and international destinations, … January 4, 2012
The Team at Travelzoo of Paris has been quoted as saying that the Air Austral announcement that they will be operating direct non-stop flights between Paris and the tropical islands of the Seychelles is welcomed news.
Since the announcement by Air … December 22, 2011
The IRT (Ile de La Reunion Tourism) and the Region of La Reunion itself met with Sheik Majid Al Mualla, the Senior Vice President of Emirates Airline, when he stopped at La Reunion on a flying visit that saw him also visit the Island of Madagascar.
Sheik … December 15, 2011
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Bernadette Willemin and Marsha Parcou, the Seychelles Tourism Board’s Director for Europe and the Manager for the UK, respectively, met with Rahel Assefa, Ethiopian Airline’s Regional … November 11, 2011
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has met with the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Mallallah Mubarak Al-Ameri, at State House this morning.
The President thanked the Ambassador for his efforts to develop tourism relations between … November 4, 2011
Etihad Airways’ inaugural flight to the Republic of the Seychelles has touched down at the Seychelles International Airport on Mahé this week.
Flight EY622 was honored with a traditional water cannon salute, as the pilots waved the flags of the … November 3, 2011
Etihad Airways hosted a formal sit-down lunch at Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove Hotel for some 90 guests to mark the start of their Seychelles operations this week.
Among the guests who joined the Etihad Airways management were the Seychelles Former … November 3, 2011
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 … November 2, 2011
During just one week, the national airline of the Seychelles has announced a new CEO, a new Board of Directors, and now they have now presented the new livery and a new logo for Air Seychelles.
Nature, the magnificent ecosystem that is the Seychelles, … September 20, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, met with Rashed Saif Al Shabi, Etihad Airways' Business Development Manager for Seychelles at a meeting at the Tourism Board’s Bel Ombre Offices.Discussions centered on the start of the Etihad … September 13, 2011
Kenya Airways has launched from this week a third weekly service linking Nairobi in Kenya to the mid-ocean tourism islands of the Seychelles.
Kenya Airways is currently the only African airline to serve the Seychelles. They have been the faithful … July 8, 2011
Seychelles’ tourism development is to largely benefit from the signing of a new joint air services agreement between Air France and Air Seychelles, effective June 1 of this year.
The agreement was signed between Air Seychelles Executive Chairman … May 31, 2011
Emirates is offering more and more opportunities to local Seychelles talents. New appointments at the Seychelles office and a forthcoming campaign aiming at recruiting more Seychellois for its award-wining cabin crew team demonstrate the Dubai-based airline’s … May 27, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the decision by Etihad Airways to start operating flights to Seychelles from Abu Dhabi with effect from November 1.
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, said that this is good news for the … May 26, 2011
"More facilities and more services for our visitors and for our people" is how Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, summed up the announcement by Zil Air that it was spreading its wings."We need to offer what our visitors want and when … May 1, 2011
Air Seychelles, under new management for a month, has moved to consolidate its operations. It has been relooking at its international routes and has now announced that it will be ceasing its weekly flights to Chennai. Due to customer demands, the airline … April 12, 2011
It has been confirmed that Emirates has recently announced promotions of its Seychellois staff in charge of its Seychelles office. Oomar Ramtoola, the Manager for the airline for the Indian Ocean, has said that these new promotions can be seen as part … April 7, 2011
Seychelles President James Michel has visited the headquarters of Air Seychelles at the International Airport this morning, where he met with the Acting Executive Chairman Ambassador Maurice Loustau Lalanne and the staff of various departments to talk … March 18, 2011
With the launch of the "Connecting the World to the Seychelles" campaign, Emirates is stepping up its efforts to boost travel to the archipelago. In this context, three additional flights will be introduced on the Dubai-Seychelles route beginning March … January 19, 2011
MADRID, Spain - Emirates announced a frequencies increase in its daily flights between Dubai and Seychelles up to 10 weekly flights from March 28, 2011 on. This means that on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, the airline will operate with a double frequency.
Along … January 18, 2011
The British High Commission and Ministry of Foreign Affairs wish to announce that Her Royal Highness Princess Anne will pay an official visit to the Seychelles from November 29 to December 1, 2010.
During her visit, the Princess and Seychelles President … September 29, 2010