Effective 29 October, Qatar Airways will upgrade its service to the Seychelles with the introduction of an A330 aircraft to meet rising passenger demand on the route.

According to the airline, the 260-seater A330 aircraft will increase the airline’s current daily capacity by 130% route, connecting Seychelles-based passengers to more than 150 destinations globally.

The airline currently operates daily flights to Seychelles with flight departing Doha at 2h50, arriving in the Seychelles at 09h10. The return service departs Seychelles at 18h30, arriving in Doha at 22h55.

The Airbus A330 aircraft, features 24 seats in Business Class and 236 seats in Economy Class and features the airline’s entertainment system, Oryx One. Business Class passengers can also enjoy flatbed seats.

Qatar Airways operates to 20 destinations in Africa, including Addis Ababa, Algiers, Cape Town, Casablanca, Durban, Johannesburg, Khartoum, Lagos, Marrakech, Nairobi and Zanzibar, among others.

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