AirlinesAir Seychelles to Recommence Scheduled Flights to Mauritius

Air Seychelles to Recommence Scheduled Flights to Mauritius

Air Seychelles is to recommence scheduled passenger flights to the Island of Mauritius in October. This is after an absence of Air Seychelles on the route for more than 18 months.

The scheduled reopening of the Mauritius borders on 1st October 2021, prompted the return of the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles to Mauritius.

The establishment of the airline was in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983.

According to the Seychelles national carrier, flights between Seychelles and the Island of Mauritius set to start from 3rd October, 2021 are to operate twice weekly, that is on Wednesdays and Sundays.

The Aviator Africa Air Seychelles
Courtesy photo: Island of Mauritius

The 168 seats environmentally friendly single-aisle aircraft will service this route.

The return of this route to the Indian Ocean (Island of Mauritius) has led to ease in movement for fully vaccinated travelers looking to explore the many treasures of the tropical destination. However, quarantine measures may be applicable for unvaccinated travelers in Mauritius.

According to the press release by Air Seychelles, it is the responsibility of each traveler to verify and follow all COVID-19 pre-departure guidelines as entry requirements may change at each entry point due to unprecedented environment.

More information about the flights schedule between Seychelles and Mauritius is obtainable via the Air Seychelles website.

Air Seychelles requests travelers to Mauritius to visit to remain up to date with the latest entry requirements whereas, for those bound to Seychelles visit

The schedule of the flights is obtainable on the national carrier’s website and is in the local time at each destination.

At each destination, all flights are liable to the approval of the government, regulatory as well as that of the health authorities.

Air Seychelles is the main driver of tourism in Seychelles, offering international flights to Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Tel Aviv as well as charter services on demand.

The national carrier also operates daily domestic flights between Mahe and Praslin as well as charter services throughout the archipelago.

Joan Kifuko
Joan Kifuko is a communications enthusiast that is currently working as a writer at The Aviator magazine where you find your aviation news in one place. She is a journalist that has previously worked as a sales associate, guest relations officer, brand ambassador hence, the love for new adventures and roles. Joan graduated with a Bachelors degree of science in journalism.

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