NEW YORK WITHIN REACH FOR AIR SEYCHELLES THROUGH CODE SHARE DEAL WITH SAA
(Posted 04th October 2019)
Air Seychelles and South African Airways (SAA) have expanded their codeshare agreement to cover flights to the ‘Big Apple‘ effective 01st of November, 2019.
Under the deal will Air Seychelles place its “HM’’ code on South African Airways daily services between Johannesburg and New York, providing travellers seamless connection on flights to and from the Seychelles.
Guests planning their holidays to New York are invited to visit www.airseychelles.com, contact the airlines Call Centre on +2484391000 or visit their local travel agents to book the new codeshare flights available for purchase as from the 15th of October, 2019 for travel as from 01st of November, 2019.
Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer at Air Seychelles said: “Adding JFK onto the Air Seychelles network will provide more accessibility to travellers from the US travelling to the Seychelles, in addition to bringing more visibility about destination Seychelles through the joint marketing efforts that will build awareness about the new codeshare partnership. For over five years now Air Seychelles has partnered with South African Airways as part of its network expansion plans. For that we thank them for their continuous support in enabling Air Seychelles to expand its network reach and we look forward to maintaining the successful partnership‘.
Philip Saunders, Chief Commercial Officer of South African Airways highlighted: “We are delighted to announce the expansion of our codeshare agreements with Air Seychelles. “This move will provide customers with seamless connections between the Seychelles and the US East Coast. As a result, SAA and its partners are well-positioned to strengthen our New York route‘.
The schedule of flights between Seychelles and New York effective 1 November,2019 is as follows:
Air Seychelles and South African Airways recently expanded their codeshare agreement to offer connections beyond Johannesburg to Cape Town, Durban, Windhoek and Perth. The New York expansion will further enhance the six year long codeshare partnership between the national carrier of Seychelles and the flag carrier of South Africa.