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Air Seychelles expands codeshare with SAA on NYC route


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Air Seychelles and South African Airways (SAA) have expanded their codeshare agreement to cover flights the most populous city in the United States, New York (JFK) effective 1 November 2019.

Under the deal, Air Seychelles will place its “HM’’ code on South African Airways daily services between Johannesburg and New York, providing travellers seamless connection on flights to and from Seychelles.

Guests planning their holidays to New York are invited to visit www.airseychelles.com, contact the airlines Call Centre on +2484391000 or visit their local travel agents to book the new codeshare flights available for purchase as from 15, October 2019 for travel as from 1 November 2019.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer at Air Seychelles said: “Adding JFK onto the Air Seychelles network will provide more accessibility to travellers from the US travelling to Seychelles, in addition to bringing more visibility about destination Seychelles through the joint marketing efforts that will build awareness about the new codeshare partnership.

“For over five years now Air Seychelles has partnered with South African Airways as part of its network expansion plans. For that, we thank them for their continuous support in enabling Air Seychelles to expand its network reach and we look forward to maintaining the successful partnership.”

Philip Saunders, Chief Commercial Officer of South African Airways highlighted: “We are delighted to announce the expansion of our codeshare agreements with Air Seychelles.
“This move will provide customers with seamless connections between Seychelles and the US East Coast. As a result, SAA and its partners are well-positioned to strengthen our New York route.”

The schedule of flights between Seychelles and New York effective 1 November,2019 is as follows:

Air Seychelles and South African Airways recently expanded their codeshare agreement to offer connections beyond Johannesburg to Cape Town, Durban, Windhoek and Perth. The New York expansion will further enhance the six yearlong codeshare partnership between the national carrier of Seychelles and the flag carrier of South Africa.

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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