New air pact links SA and Seychelles
By BUSINESS REPORTER
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African Airways (SAA) and Air Seychelles have signed a new code-share route from the islands country to Durban.
Air Seychelles will be introducing direct services between Seychelles and Durban effective March 30, to operate on Thursdays and Saturdays.
“We look forward to strengthening this partnership and creating a seamless travel experience for our customers travelling to various destinations on the African continent and the Indian Ocean subcontinent,” said Aaron Munetsi, SAA’s Acting Chief Commercial Officer.
The code-share partnership between South African Airways and Air Seychelles was established back in October 2013 with SAA as a marketing carrier between Johannesburg and Seychelles – Praslin Island operated by Air Seychelles.
Air Seychelles has been a marketing carrier on the following domestic services operated by South African Airways: Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London.
Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer, Air Seychelles, said the ties between South Africa and Seychelles are strong and evident for everyone to see, linking leisure, trade, commerce and visiting family and friends opportunities.
“We are confident these air links will bring our countries closer and contribute to the development of our respective economies and tourism industries,” said Kinnear.
– CAJ News
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