Air Seychelles, has today announced that the national carrier is planning to operate a series of repatriation flights starting in the coming weeks, to return stranded visitors or Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) holders to their home country.
As the flights will be operated based on demand, guests are invited to register their interest for the flights via the Air Seychelles webpage at www.airseychelles.com. Following registration, the guests will be provided up-to-date information regarding future dates of operation.
Charles Johnson, Air Seychelles Chief Commercial Officer said: “During this difficult time, we understand the desire of citizens wanting to travel to their home country, or return to their country of work.
“Once allowed by all regulatory authorities, we aim to operate a series of repatriation flights around the region, including flights to connecting regional hubs, allowing guests to get to their desired destination.”
The last flight was operated to Praslin on Friday, 10 April 2020 and the airline is expected to resume its schedule of service by 1 May, 2020.
Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to, Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Tel Aviv. Airline also offers more than 350 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.