Air Seychelles slashes cargo rates between Mahe and Praslin by 40 percent


Information received from Mahe speaks of a 40 percent reduction in tariffs for shipments of cargo by air from the main international airport to the island of Praslin, an offer mainly aimed at hospitality businesses in urgent need of time critical deliveries. A kilogramme of cargo will from next Monday onwards cost only 36 Seychelles Rupees, or about 3 US Dollars, reducing the shipment cost considerably and making the delivery of urgent orders by air more affordable. Air Seychelles presently operates 20 flights a day between Mahe and Praslin, using two DHC 6 Twin Otter aircraft for the inter island service and flying time is a mere 15 minutes from take off to landing.

Real time tracking, according to information given by the airline, is possible and dangerous goods and bullion / currency shipments NOT accepted on these flights.

Deliveries of cargo at Mahe’s international airport must be done at least one hour before the selected flight at the cargo terminal while on Praslin a dedicated cargo desk is open at the main check in area of the aerodrome. Visit for more information about the airline’s services, destinations and fares.