SAA adds new codeshare route with Air Seychelles

Cape Town - The  South African Airways (SAA) with Air Seychelles have announce another code-share route service from Seychelles to one of South Africa's largest city, Durban, starting from March 30, 2017.

The new service is scheduled to operate twice a week, Thursdays and Saturdays and is already open for sale, offering a greater travel choice to guests travelling between South Africa and Seychelles.

The code-share partnership between South African Airways and Air Seychelles dates back to October 2013 with SAA as a marketing carrier between Johannesburg and Seychelles - with a five weekly services between Johannesburg and Praslin Island operated by Air Seychelles.

Added to this, Air Seychelles has already been the marketing domestic services operator for by South African Airways on its Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and East London routes.

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Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, Roy Kinnear, says the ties between South Africa and Seychelles are strong and evident for everyone to see. 

"Building on these strong ties and the existing five weekly services between Seychelles and Johannesburg, Air Seychelles has taken the commitment to start the twice weekly operation to Durban on 30 March, 2017." 

"We are confident these air links will bring our countries closer and contribute to the development of our respective economies and tourism industries,” says Kinnear.

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