Air Seychelles will mark another historic milestone this August by operating for the first time into Kazakhstan’s largest metropolis and most popular cultural hub, Almaty.
The airline said in their website on Thursday that the series of new charter flights will be operated by the airline’s A320neo jetliner of 168 seats.
It is expected to bring over 500 visitors to the Seychelles each spending 10 nights on a combination of the main island, Mahe, along with Praslin and La Digue, taking part in various fun, authentic and safe activities.
For this new market to Seychelles, the airline said the initial phase is to introduce the national flag carrier and destination Seychelles to the people of Kazakhstan.
“After this awareness and interest is built, a more long-term series of flights will commence in October for the winter months,” it noted.
The first flight set to depart Almaty International Airport on August 2 proceeding over nine hours is expected to land at the Seychelles International Airport by mid-morning on August,3, 2021.
The airline offers international flights to Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Tel Aviv as well as charter services on demand.
On the domestic network, Air Seychelles operates daily domestic flights between Mahe and Praslin as well as charter services throughout the archipelago.