Found in 1977, Air Seychelles is the flag carrier airline of the Republic of Seychelles. The airline has its hub at Seychelles International Airport and is headquartered in Mahe, Seychelles. Air Seychelles is 40% owned by Etihad Airways which is the flagship carrier of UAE. Long-haul Air Seychelles flights started operating in 1983.
Passengers making frequent Air Seychelles reservations can earn miles with the frequent flyer program of Etihad Airways, Etihad Guest. The frequent travelers can earn miles for each time they travel by Air Seychelles and redeem the miles for extra baggage, priority check-in and a number of other benefits. The airline has codeshare agreements with Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, Etihad Airways, Niki, South African Airways, Air Madagascar, Jet Airways and Virgin Australia.
Connectivity and Fleet Size
You may book Air Seychelles deals to destinations like Abu Dhabi, Antananarivo, Johannesburg, Mauritius, Paris, Mumbai, Durban and Dusseldorf. The current fleet of Air Seychelles consists of 10 aircraft.
An Air Seychelles booking will get you the following in-flight services and amenities.
Passengers aboard Air Seychelles flights can connect with their near and dear ones through HM Connect, a fast online internet connection. Passengers can access internet by connecting their personal electronic devices like mobile phones, tablets and laptops to HM Connect.
Air Seychelles publishes its own in-flight magazine, Silhouette, which contains information about the airline’s destinations. Also, a selection of international newspapers and magazines are provided to the passengers.
Business Class passengers flying with Air Seychelles can enjoy the ‘Dine on Demand’ service that allows the passengers to eat whenever they wish.
Economy Class passengers are served hot meals with a choice of two international menus. Alcoholic, as well as non-alcoholic beverages are available at all times.
Carry-on Baggage: Passengers traveling in Economy Class are permitted to carry only one piece of carry-on baggage. The maximum weight of carry-on baggage must not weigh over 15 lbs.
Business Class passengers are allowed to carry two pieces as carry-on baggage. The carry-on baggage must not weigh over 26 lbs.
The maximum permitted dimensions for each piece of carry-on baggage is 45 inches.
Passengers traveling with an infant are permitted to carry one extra bag not weighing over 50 lbs.
For flights to/from USA and Canada: Economy Class passengers are permitted to carry two bags. Each checked bag must not weigh over 50 lbs. Business Class passengers are permitted to carry two bags and the maximum permitted weight of each bag is 70 lbs.
For flights to/from Brazil: Economy and Business Class flyers are allowed to carry two pieces each as checked baggage. Each checked baggage must not weigh over 70 lbs.
For flights to/from UAE: Economy Deal/ Saver class passengers are permitted to carry only one piece not weighing over 50 lbs. Economy Classic/ Flex passengers can carry two bags each weighing not over 50 lbs. Business Class passengers can carry two bags with each bag weighing not over 70 lbs.
Please note that the above-mentioned baggage allowance may be changed by the airline at any time.