Air Seychelles and Etihad increase frequencies

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Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways have announced upcoming changes to their flight schedules that will offer guests more choice and greater flexibility when travelling between Abu Dhabi (UAE) and Mahé (Seychelles).

Effective 1 December, weekly schedules will increase by two for Air Seychelles and one for Etihad, raising the combined number of weekly return flights to Abu Dhabi from 10 to 13.

New schedule for flights from Seychelles to Abu Dhabi:

Airline

Origin

Departs

Destination

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

Etihad Airways

Mahé(SEZ)

14:40

Abu Dhabi (AUH)

19:10

Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat

A320

Air Seychelles

Mahé(SEZ)

15:40

Abu Dhabi (AUH)

20:10

Tue, Thu and Sun

A330

Air Seychelles

Mahé(SEZ)

20:10

Abu Dhabi (AUH)

00:40

Mon, Wed, Sat and Sun

A320/330

Air Seychelles

Mahé(SEZ)

20:35

Abu Dhabi (AUH)

01:05

Tue and Fri

A330

New schedule for flights from Abu Dhabi to Seychelles:

Airline

Origin

Departs

Destination

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

Etihad Airways

Abu Dhabi (AUH)

08:25

Mahé(SEZ)

13:00

Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat

A320

Air Seychelles

Abu Dhabi (AUH)

02:00

Mahé(SEZ)

06:35

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun

A320/330

Air Seychelles

Abu Dhabi (AUH)

09:05

Mahé(SEZ)

13:40

Tue, Thu and Sun

A330

The extra frequencies will provide an additional 217 weekly connections to destinations such as Beijing and Shanghai (China), Tokyo (Japan) and Seoul (South Korea). Connectivity will be maintained to and from Europe via Etihad’s hub in Abu Dhabi.

Air Seychelles commenced flights between Mahé and Abu Dhabi in March 2012, while Etihad began operations in November 2011. The carriers operate a combination of two-class Airbus A330 (18 Business Class and 236 Economy Class) and A320 (16 Business Class and 120 Economy Class) aircraft on the route.