Air Seychelles has resumed its commercial passenger flights from Mumbai to Seychelles effective 8th April, following the air bubble agreement between India and the Seychelles. Good air connectivity, fewer travel restrictions and with relevant safety protocols in place, Seychelles are all set to inspire confidence to white sand adorned Island nation from India.
Seychelles becomes second foreign destination after Maldives which has opened for tourism. Air Seychelles flights departing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai will operate on Thursdays and Sundays. Return flights from Seychelles International Airport are scheduled on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The twice-a-week flight schedule has been carefully planned to provide business and leisure travellers flexibility to book a short or extended holiday in the Seychelles. With the ideal weather throughout the year, visitors can enjoy abundant sunshine when exploring the Seychelles Islands through a wide range of activities. Indians can even opt to tie the knot at a secluded location on the beach, making it an ideal wedding destination.
Air Seychelles, currently operating from Mumbai, under the bubble agreement, plans to connect to more cities within India following several charter flights conducted over the past year to Ahmedabad, Delhi and Chennai amidst the pandemic Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, Remco Althuis said: “Today’s flight from Mumbai to the Seychelles had approximately 80% load factor, proof that the demand for travel is definitely there. With Seychelles now open to visitors, to stimulate the demand on this route, Air Seychelles will continue to work with its partners in India to build awareness about the airlines’ product, services, and attractive fares on offer to destination Seychelles. Our partner agents are also combining interesting tour packages to the beautiful islands and with Air Seychelles direct flights, if you are tired of being indoors and want to completely disconnect from the bustling city life, Seychelles tis the ideal location for your holiday."