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Air Seychelles launches new daily Johannesburg service


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Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today successfully launched a new daily service between the Seychelles and South Africa’s biggest city also capital of Gauteng province, Johannesburg.

Flight HM061 from Seychelles to Johannesburg operated by the airline Airbus A320 aircraft featuring 16 business class and 120 economy class seats departed the Seychelles International Airport this morning at 9.25am under the command of Captain Archille Young and First Officer Bertrand Mein. The guests were looked after by Cabin Manager Tania Mellie, Cabin Senior Kelpha Dailoo including Flight Attendants, Brian Estico and Mike Maria.

The round trip service will depart O.R. Tambo International Airport at 1.45pm and will arrive in the Seychelles at 8.40pm.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer of Air Seychelles said: “At Air Seychelles we are constantly looking at ways to maximize convenience and flexibility for our guests.

“After having added a sixth weekly frequency last year, we are thrilled to be now offering daily service between the two countries which also demonstrates the importance of strengthening business, tourism and cultural ties between the Seychelles and South Africa.

“Besides catering to both leisure and business travellers, together with the support of our codeshare partners we are also able to provide a combined experience to South Africa and beyond.

“For that we would like to thank all our partners, as well as the airport authorities for their support in enabling the Air Seychelles daily services to Johannesburg kick-off successfully.”

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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