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Air Seychelles enhances Access to Africa

Air Seychelles continues to extend its network reach into Africa with the expansion of its Etihad Airways codeshare agreement to Entebbe, in central Uganda.

Under the agreement, Air Seychelles will place its flight code on four weekly flights operated by Etihad Airways between Entebbe and Abu Dhabi, where guests have connection options to and from Seychelles.

The codeshare flights also offer convenient access to the Ugandan capital of Kampala, one of the fastest-growing cities on the continent.

Roy Kinnear, Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are pleased to expand our codeshare with Etihad Airways to include Uganda, which is experiencing a period of impressive economic growth.

“Backed by strong economic development, Uganda has seen a corresponding and significant rise in the number of leisure travellers, who now have convenient, one-stop access to Seychelles.

“By working together with Etihad Airways and South African Airways, we have been able to expand our network to nine destinations in Africa, and with this development, look forward to welcoming guests from Uganda onboard our flights.”

Codeshare flights between Entebbe and Seychelles can be booked through the Air Seychelles website: www.airseychelles.com, or through Air Seychelles sales offices and local travel agents.

Schedule of Abu Dhabi – Entebbe flights:

Flight# Origin Departs Destination Arrives Frequency

HM5440*
EY645 Abu Dhabi (AUH) 08:25 Entebbe (EBB) 12:40 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

HM5441*
EY646 Entebbe (EBB) 13:45 Abu Dhabi (AUH) 20:05 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

Note: All departures and arrivals are listed in local time.

About Air Seychelles: Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Antananarivo, Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Paris. Air Seychelles also offers more than 200 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.

For more information, please visit: www.airseychelles.com