Air Seychelles, a partner of Etihad Airways, is the national carrier to the Republic of Seychelles. This partnership with Etihad Airways delivers high standards of comfort and hospitality on the ground and in the skies. Operating a modern fleet of aircraft both internationally and on domestic services, Air Seychelles is the natural choice for your visit to this paradise island.
With 5 weekly flights from Johannesburg to the Seychelles archipelago on a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, getting there couldn’t be easier. Midday departures allow an unhurried journey to OR Tambo Airport and the evening arrival will get you to your chosen hotel in time for evening cocktails. A not too early departure time from the Seychelles International Airport will get you back to Johannesburg in time for a leisurely afternoon.
All Air Seychelles flights between Johannesburg and the Seychelles are operated by state-of-the-art Airbus A330 or A320 aircraft depending on day of the week. Inter-island flights are operated by the modern DHC-6 Twin Otter.
Seychelles International Airport on Mahé Island is the gateway to the Seychelles and everything it has to offer. This busy international and domestic airport, set amid the backdrop of Mahé’s majestic granite outcrop, is where your journey to the world’s most beautiful archipelago will begin.
The domestic terminal is a two-minute walk from the international terminal and Air Seychelles offers frequent scheduled daily services between Mahé and the island of Praslin. The flight takes only fifteen minutes, during which guests will be able to experience a bird’s-eye view of Seychelles beauty before reaching Praslin, the home of the Vallée de Mai, a UNESCO world heritage site.