Air Seychelles has announced the launch of a once per week all-cargo service between the two largest islands of the Seychelles on a Shorts 360 aircraft.
The cargo service will target perishable commodities destined for hotels and other tourism establishments on Praslin.
All shipments destined for Praslin will be customs cleared in Mahe. Consignee trucks on Praslin will be given access to the airport ramp to facilitate off-loading on to the trucks for timely distribution to customers.
The Shorts 360 aircraft has been retrofitted to operate as a cargo aircraft, and can now carry up to 3,500 kilograms of cargo with a volumetric capacity of 1,309 cubic feet.