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Air Seychelles Introduces New Flight Times

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, is set to enhance its flight schedule between Johannesburg and Seychelles with convenient new flight timings and will introduce an additional service between Johannesburg and Seychelles to meet seasonal demand over the busy end-of-year period.

Effective Sunday, 1 November 2015, the new schedule will see flight HM 060, the airline’s three-per-week service to Seychelles, move from 12.35 pm departure to 2.00 pm, to arrive in Seychelles at 8.55 pm, rather than the current time of 7.30 pm. The return flight from Seychelles, HM061, will now depart at 9.25 am, to arrive in South Africa’s biggest city at 12.35 pm.

In addition to these scheduled services Air Seychelles will also introduce and additional flight each week between Johannesburg and Seychelles, which will operate every Tuesday between 15 December 2015 and 5 January 2016.

Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, said: “We are pleased to provide guests with four additional flights between Johannesburg and Seychelles during the busy end-of-year season, which is seeing strong travel demand from this important city on our network.

“These Tuesday services will add more than 1,000 return seats on the route and combined with our Wednesday, Friday and Sunday flights, offer guests more choice and convenience when travelling for the winter holidays, especially for Christmas and New Year celebrations.

In addition to flying between Johannesburg and Seychelles, travellers can also take advantage of Air Seychelles domestic services to the island of Praslin, the second largest island of the Seychelles, lying 44 km northeast of Mahé and just a 15 minutes flight away.

Seats are now open for sale on 15, 22 and 29 December 2015 as well as 5 January 2016 and can be purchased by contacting the Air Seychelles contact centre on +248 439 1000, through the Air Seychelles website on www.airseychelles.com or by calling the official Air Seychelles representative in South Africa, Border Air, on +27 11 326 4443.

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