Air Seychelles to operate weekly direct flights from Dubai to the Seychelles

reporters@khaleejtimes.com Filed on March 9, 2021
Travellers will not be required to quarantine on arrival, however, they must follow the existing health regulations including wearing face masks in public and social distancing

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has introduced weekly direct flights from Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) to the Seychelles between March 27 and May 29, 2021, starting from Dh1,259.

As the first country to welcome inoculated travellers from around the world, the Seychelles is a safe and travel worthy holiday destination with strict measures in place to curb the spread of Covid-19. The Indian ocean archipelago has announced that it will reopen for all international tourists from March 25, by when 70 per cent of its population will have been vaccinated.

The seasonal service will operate from the DWC Jetex Private Terminal, renowned for its top-of-the-line experience and unrivalled personalized customer service. The flights, scheduled for eight weeks, will depart Dubai every Saturday morning, arriving in the Seychelles around midday, conveniently timed to provide travellers the opportunity to experience the panoramic views of the unparalleled beauty of the Seychelles’ unique mountains and coastline prior to landing.

The return flights from Seychelles International Airport to DWC will operate on Friday afternoons, thus providing travellers a full seven days and six nights in the Seychelles.

All travellers, regardless of vaccination status, must present a negative PCR test upon arrival taken a maximum of 72 hours prior, as well as complete the mandatory Health Travel Authorization at seychelles.govtas.com prior to departure from Dubai. Travellers will not be required to quarantine on arrival, however, must follow the existing health regulations, including wearing face masks in public and social distancing.

The flights will be operated by the airlines’ Airbus A320neo aircraft featuring 12 Business Class and 156 Economy Class seats, as well as a modern inflight entertainment platform allowing free wireless downloads of movies, TV shows and music on travellers’ personal devices. Economy Class travellers can take advantage of the attractive fares starting from Dh1,259 with total baggage allowance of 30kg, whilst Business Class travellers can book their seats at the starting fares of Dh3,743 with total baggage allowance at 40kg. All fares are inclusive of taxes.

Flights are now on sale via the Air Seychelles website and through travel agents.


Staff Reporter

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