SEYCHELLES EXPECTS BETTER TOURISM FORTUNES AS FLIGHTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA RESUME
(Posted 28th May 2021)
Up to 4 weekly flights to the Seychelles starting 5 June plus weekly flights to Maldives from 12th of June, 2021.
Simplified entry requirements with no quarantine required, your idyllic beach escape with warm weather awaits.
Air Seychelles will resume direct services from Johannesburg to the Seychelles and Maldives this June, offering travelers the perfect opportunity to soak in the warm tropical weather of the Indian Ocean islands.
The flights will be operated on Wednesdays and Saturdays from O R Tambo International Airport to the Seychelles and will also include an overnight service on Saturday nights to provide more flexibility to those planning a quick getaway. To maximize their holiday, travelers can also book their connections from Johannesburg up to Praslin without having to overnight in Mahé.
Air Seychelles flight HM060 will depart O R Tambo International Airport at 13:30hrs to arrive in the Seychelles at 20:45hrs, whilst flight HM061 bound to South Africa will depart the archipelago at 9:25hrs to arrive in Johannesburg at 12:30hrs. The overnight Saturday service will depart from Johannesburg at 00:45hrs (Sunday) to arrive in Seychelles at 7:45hrs.
To offer greater choice and connectivity to travelers thinking of an all-inclusive vacation or a stunning retreat on a private island, the flights departing Johannesburg on Friday evenings to Maldives will do the trick.
Making an intermediate stop briefly in the Seychelles before continuing onto Male’s International Airport, the returning flights from Male scheduled on Saturdays will provide travelers a full week of complete relaxation in the Maldives.
The flights to be served by the airlines’ A320neo aircraft are already on sale via
www.airseychelles.com and through travel agents.
Travelers to the Indian Ocean paradise will need to present a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. For those vacationing in the Seychelles in addition to the 72 hour PCR test, travellers must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to travelling, must have proof of valid travel insurance and completed mandatory Health Travel Authorization at seychelles.govtas.com will also be required upon check-in prior to departure.