Air Seychelles News

Roy Kinnear, chief executive officer, Air Seychelles

Roy Kinnear, chief executive officer, Air Seychelles

17 July 2017 Videos

On a successful evening for the carrier, Air Seychelles was recognised with the titles of Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline, Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline - Business Class, Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Brand, and Indian Ocean’s Leading Cabin Crew by the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News chats with Roy Kinnear, chief executive with the carrier, to find out what it meant to him and his team.

World Travel Market 2016: Air Seychelles reveals major European expansion

World Travel Market 2016: Air Seychelles reveals major European expansion

Air Seychelles has announced a major fleet and network expansion that will see the airline introduce a second Airbus A330 aircraft, commence non-stop services to Düsseldorf (Germany) and Durban (South Africa), and significantly strengthen its existing regional network in early 2017. The airline plans to establish the air bridge between Seychelles and Germany on March 30th, 2017, by launching a twice-per-week service to Düsseldorf, in western Germany.

Air Seychelles inks distribution deal with Sabre

Air Seychelles inks distribution deal with Sabre

Air Seychelles has selected global technology provider, Sabre Corporation to provide a full suite of technology that will support the carrier’s global business as well as enhance its guest experience and revenue-generating capabilities. The agreement will see Air Seychelles move to SabreSonic, an integrated suite of applications that automates critical processes such as reservations, inventory, and departure control enabling a unique differentiated customer experience.

Air France signs Air Seychelles as latest codeshare partner

Air France signs Air Seychelles as latest codeshare partner

20 August 2015 Airline News

Air France and Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, have signed a landmark codeshare agreement to provide travellers with better connections between France, wider Europe, and the Seychelles. The agreement was signed by Roy Kinnear, chief executive of Air Seychelles, and Frédéric Gagey, chairman of Air France, and follows the establishment of a memorandum of understanding between the two airlines in April 2015.

Kinnear to take over leadership of Air Seychelles

Kinnear to take over leadership of Air Seychelles

26 June 2015 Airline News

Air Seychelles has announced the appointment of Roy Kinnear to the position of chief executive, with effect from July 1st 2015. Kinnear joins Air Seychelles from strategic partner Etihad Airways, where he held the position of senior vice president, revenue management and planning, responsible for leading the airline’s revenue management, inventory control, pricing, and revenue forecasting.

Air France signs cooperation deal with Air Seychelles

Air France signs cooperation deal with Air Seychelles

13 April 2015 Airline News

Air Seychelles and Air France have signed a memorandum of understanding, heralding a new era of commercial cooperation between the two carriers. The agreement was signed at a meeting in Aix en Provence in France between Joël Morgan, Seychelles minister of foreign affairs and transport and chairman of Air Seychelles, and Frédéric Gagey, chairman of Air France.

Air Seychelles launches new Paris departures

Air Seychelles launches new Paris departures

26 March 2015 Airline News

Air Seychelles will launch three weekly non-stop Paris flights from July 2015, replacing the current twice-weekly service to the French capital via Abu Dhabi, and dramatically increase weekly frequencies on its regional network from April 2015. This non-stop Paris service will continue to be operated to Charles de Gaulle airport on an Air Seychelles Airbus A330-200 aircraft.