Air Seychelles flies daily to Seychelles and neighboring islands from Abu Dhabi.
Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul operations in 1983. As the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles is a pillar of tourism, the island nation’s strongest and growing economic sector. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates based in Abu Dhabi, signed an agreement with the Government of the Republic of the Seychelles in January 2012, acquiring a
40 percent stake in Air Seychelles.
Air Seychelles currently offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Antananarivo, Beijing, Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Paris. In addition, the airline operates over 300 scheduled services between the islands of Mahé and Praslin, along with charter services to other islands in the archipelago, including Bird, Denis, Fregate and D’Arros.