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Air Seychelles reveals expansion plans

Air Seychelles reveals expansion plans

6 December 2013 Airline News

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced, subject to regulatory approval, it will launch flights to Paris-Orly as part of a significant expansion to its international schedule. Plans for an optimised regional network include the introduction of several new routes in 2014.

Air Seychelles places new aircraft order with Viking

Air Seychelles places new aircraft order with Viking

12 November 2013 Airline News

Air Seychelles has announced the purchase of three Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft, in a deal which will see the carrier renew its domestic fleet. The new aircraft will be used for services between Mahé and Praslin, as well as other islands in the archipelago, including Bird, Denis and Frégate.

Air Seychelles extends codeshares deal with Etihad

Air Seychelles extends codeshares deal with Etihad

10 June 2013 Airline News

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has extended its codeshare agreement with equity alliance partner Etihad Airways to include new connections to Australia. The new codeshare flights, on sale now, offer seamless connections to Seychelles from Melbourne and Sydney, operated via Abu Dhabi.

Air Seychelles launches codeshare deal with South Africa Airways

Air Seychelles launches codeshare deal with South Africa Airways

26 April 2013 Airline News

Air Seychelles has announced it has entered into a codeshare agreement with South African Airways, the national airline of the Republic of South Africa. The first phase of the agreement will see South African Airways place its “SA” code on Air Seychelles’ non-stop flights between Johannesburg and Seychelles.

Etihad Airways trumpets success of equity alliance strategy

Etihad Airways trumpets success of equity alliance strategy

20 March 2013 Airline News

Etihad Airways today heralded a successful first year of its equity alliance strategy, after a financial reporting season which saw each of the five airlines within the alliance – airberlin, Air Seychelles, Virgin Australia, Aer Lingus and Etihad Airways – announce profitable performance. The airlines’ individual and collective results were boosted by a number of measures, including growing codeshare traffic between their networks, successful joint sales and marketing efforts, and a range of increasing business and cost synergies.

airberlin and Air Seychelles sign codeshare deal

airberlin and Air Seychelles sign codeshare deal

19 February 2013 Airline News

airberlin and Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, have signed a historic codeshare agreement allowing customers from each of the two carriers to fly seamlessly between Abu Dhabi, Germany, and Seychelles. Initially, the agreement, which comes into effect immediately, will see Air Seychelles’ HM code placed on four of airberlin’s daily return services between Abu Dhabi and Berlin, Dusseldorf complementing the island carrier’s existing 26 weekly codeshare connections with Etihad Airways to Frankfurt, Munich and Dusseldorf.

Air Seychelles redesigns livery

Air Seychelles redesigns livery

29 January 2013 Airline News

Air Seychelles has unveiled an exciting new addition to its distinctive, brightly-coloured livery, with the delivery of its second Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The Air Seychelles name now adorns the underbelly, for brand visibility from the ground while the aircraft is in flight. 

Air Seychelles sees increase in revenue following restructuring

Air Seychelles sees increase in revenue following restructuring

11 October 2012 Airline News

Air Seychelles has announced third quarter revenues of US$13.8 million, up 23 per cent on the second quarter, as the airline’s restructuring program took effect in the drive towards profitability for 2012. The growth in revenues was led by a 51 per cent quarter-on-quarter increase in passengers, up from 53,066 to 79,887, as seat factors rose from 43 per cent to 60 per cent.

Etihad Airways’ loyalty program expands to include Air Seychelles

Etihad Airways’ loyalty program expands to include Air Seychelles

5 June 2012 Airline News

Etihad Guest, Etihad Airways’ loyalty program, will expand to become a multi-airline program later this month it has been confirmed. The new development will see Seychelles Plus, the Air Seychelles frequent flyer program, becoming fully integrated into Etihad Guest’s loyalty platform. Etihad Airways is considered the World’s Leading Airline by the World Travel Awards.