Air Seychelles has successfully launched its sixth weekly frequency between Seychelles and the largest Indian city, Mumbai.
The flight, which was operated on May 12, 2019, by the airline’s Airbus A320 aircraft S7-AMI, was commanded by captain Francois Jackson and first officer Rajesh Nair.
The service consisting of nine Business and 56 Economy Class guests, was supported by cabin managerTania Mellie, cabin senior Jimmy Bristol, as well as Flight attendants Ryan Bonne and Mike Maria.
Charles Johnson, chief commercial officer of Air Seychelles, said: “Expanding our presence in the Indian market reflects our commitment to provide guests with greater choice and flexibility when travelling with Air Seychelles.
“Since the launch of the flights in 2014, there has been a significant increase in the traffic volumes between the financial capital of Mumbai and the Seychelles, hence to ensure that we keep up with the trend we have also revised the time our flights to Mauritius and Mumbai over the Seychelles to allow seamless connectivity across our network.
“The support of the government of India and our partners including the travel trade has been significantly important in enabling us to operate this additional frequency and we remain grateful for their continued support.”
Flight HM261, scheduled to operate from Mumbai to the Seychelles was to depart Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai on May14, 2019 at 5.30am with a total of 134 guests.