Air Seychelles is the national carrier of Seychelles. It was established in 1977 and over the years has undergone transformation to become a joint ownership with Etihad Airlines owning 40 percent of the company and the Government of Seychelles owning 60 percent of the company.
Air Seychelles operates from the Seychelles International Airport as its main hub. The airline offers international flights, charter services and inter-island services. The airline also operates several domestic flights throughout the archipelago. Air Seychelles connects with Paris, Dusseldorf, Durban, Mumbai, Mauritius, Johannesburg, Antananarivo and Abu Dhabi through its international flight operations.
Air Seychelles fleet consists of 10 aircraft comprising 6 DeHavilland DHC-6 and 4 Airbus aircraft.
The IATA code for Air Seychelles is HM. The ICAO code for Air Seychelles is SEY. The Callsign for Air Seychelles is SEYCHELLES.
Air Seychelles Alliance To
Air Seychelles is the founding member of Vanilla Alliance. The alliance was formed in 2015 to increase business, trade and tourism activities in the Indian Ocean region. The 5 principal members of the alliance including Air Seychelles are Int’AirIles, Air Mauritius, Air Madagascar and Air Austral, all operating in the Indian Ocean region. The alliance flies to 89 destinations in 26 countries across the world made possible by a combined fleet strength of 46 aircraft.
Air Seychelles Codeshares
Air Seychelles has entered into codeshare agreements with Air Berlin, Air France, Air Madagascar, Alitalia, Etihad Airways, Jet Airways, Niki, South African Airways and Virgin Australia.
Air Seychelles Frequent Flyer Program
Air Seychelles operates a frequent flyer program that is actually Etihad Guest belonging to Etihad Airlines. The program awards Etihad Guest Miles to flyers on Etihad Airways and purchases with partners and co-branded card. The miles can be redeemed for upgrades, flights and products and services at the reward shop. The program operates at three levels where Silver, Gold and Platinum levels offer varying services proportionate to Miles accumulated. Even family members can participate in the program.
Air Seychelles VIP
Air Seychelles is one of the few airlines that offers specialized services for aircraft crew and VIPs. The service is offered under the aegis of Royal Jet, a luxury flight service provider offering secure and discreet airside transfers. The airline also services for fix-based operators.
Air Seychelles Travel Classes
The airline offers two travel classes. The Business Class provides seat configuration that converts into a flat bed. Services include dine-on-demand, choice of Creole flavors, choice of wines, PC power outlet and USB port. The Economy Class comfortably seats a person with a headrest in hammock style, PC power outlet and USB port and choice of three meals.
Air Seychelles Services
Air Seychelles offers several services for the comfort of passengers. Services such as web check-in, flight status information, booking various services and host of travel information are provided to help passengers to have a comfortable flight. Even flight upgrades can be availed depending upon certain conditions.
Accolades for Air Seychelles
Air Seychelles has received many awards including the Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline several times over in the past few years.