Air Seychelles

Infobox Airline
airline=Air Seychelles
logo=Air Seychelles logo.pnglogo_size=225
slogan=Flying the Creole Spiritparent=
headquarters=Mahé, Seychelles
key_people=David Savy (Chairman & Chief Executive), James Michel (President)
hubs=Seychelles International Airport
frequent_flyer=Seychelles Plus

Air Seychelles is the national airline of the Seychelles, based in Mahé. It operates inter-island services and international flights. Its main base is Seychelles International Airport, MahéFlight International 27 March 2007] .


The airline was established on 15 September, 1977, as Seychelles Airlines and adopted the present title in September 1978. It started international routes in 1983 to Frankfurt and London. It is wholly owned by the Seychelles government and employs 663 staff. It currently operates a fleet of Boeing 767s on its international network and offers two classes of service, Pearl class (Business class) and Economy class. Based at the Seychelles International Airport (SEZ), it also operates a small hub at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG) as agreed with Air France to serve many off-line European destinations (such as former routes like Manchester and Madrid). It is also the major ground handling agent for all aircraft operating at SEZ.



*Johannesburg (OR Tambo Airport)
*Mauritius (Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport)


*Mahé (Seychelles International Airport)
*Praslin (Praslin Island Airport)


*Singapore (Changi Airport)
*Malé (Malé International Airport) [resumes 26 October]
*Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport) [resumes 26 October]


*London (Heathrow Airport)
*Milan (Malpensa Airport)
*Paris (Charles de Gaulle International Airport)
*Rome (Leonardo da Vinci Airport)


The Air Seychelles fleet includes the following aircraft (as of 11 September 2008) [ [ Air Seychelles fleet] ] :

*2 Boeing 767-200ER
*2 Boeing 767-300ER
*2 Shorts 360-300
*3 De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter-300

On order:

*2 Boeing 787-8
*2 De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter-400 [ News releases: Viking Air] ]

As of 11 September 2008, the average age of the Air Seychelles fleet is 13.1 years ( [] ).

Air Seychelles returned its leased Boeing 737-700 to International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) in April 2005 following rationalization of the route network. It intends to replace two Boeing 767s with two Boeing 787-8s leased from International Lease Finance Corporation in 2010. [ [ Air Seychelles fleet renewal] ]

Air Seychelles had previously operated the following aircraft:
*1 Airbus A300B4
*2 Boeing 707-320
*1 Boeing 737-700
*1 Boeing 757


External links

* [ Air Seychelles]

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