Mahé (SEZ)

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Airport Depature flight Return flight
Frankfurt (FRA) Condor Fr Sa
London Heathrow (LHR) British Airways We, Sa Th, Su
Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)* Air France Tu, Th, Sa We, Fr, Su
Zurich (ZRH) Edelweiss Sa Mo
*From 31.10.2019

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Air Seychelles is the national airline of the Seychelles, and 40% owned by Etihad Airways. From their hub airport on the main island of Mahé, they offer direct flights to Abu Dhabi, Antananarivo, Beijing, Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai, and Paris.



Besides that, Air Seychelles also offers numerous code-share flights via Abu Dhabi, as well as around 20 daily domestic flights between Mahé and Praslin, and various other domestic charter flights. The Domestic Airport is located just two minutes on-foot from the International Airport.


Air Seychelles airplane on the groundAeroplane (© Air Seychelles)

Direct Flights

  • Air Seychelles are one of the few airlines that offer direct flights to the Seychelles from Europe.
  • These are currently offered from Paris only.
  • They also offer direct flights from African and Asian cities, including Johannesburg in South Africa and Mumbai in India.

Direct Flights from Paris

  • Air Seychelles flies direct from Paris to the Seychelles three times per week.
  • Outbound flight CDG - SEZ: Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
  • Return flight SEZ - CDG: Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Other Flights

  • It is also possible to fly with Air Seychelles from numerous other destinations via Abu Dhabi thanks to their partner airlines, including Etihad and Airberlin.
  • All non-direct flights below include a connection or code-share with a partner airline.


  • Overview of Flights

    Flights to Mahé (SEZ): Direct flight: Layover: Outbound flight: Return flight:
    Abu Dhabi (AUH) Yes No Daily Daily
    Amsterdam (AMS) No AUH Daily Daily
    Brussels (BRU) No AUH Daily Daily
    Dublin (DUB) No AUH Daily Daily
    Durban (DUR) Yes No Thu, Sat Thu, Sat
    Johannesburg (JNB) Yes No Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    London Heathrow (LHR) No AUH Daily Daily
    Los Angeles (LAX) No AUH Daily Daily
    Madrid (MAD) No AUH Daily Daily
    Melbourne (MEL) No AUH Daily Daily
    Mumbai (BOM) Yes No Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    New York (JFK) No AUH Daily Daily
    Paris (CDG) Yes No Mon, Thu, Sat Wed, Fri, Sun
    Sydney (SYD) No AUH Daily Daily

    Domestic Flights with Air Seychelles

  • Air Seychelles also offers inter-island connections - ideal for island-hopping!
  • There are around 20 flights each day between Mahé and Praslin alone.
  • Besides that, charter flights operate to Praslin, Bird, Denis, and Frégate Island.
  • Charter flights can be booked at most hotel receptions or at the travel office.
  • There are up to 16 places in each plane, and passengers can take 23 kg of luggage and 5 kg handluggage each for free.
  • The flight from Mahé to Praslin takes approximately 15 minutes.

Small plane coming in to land in the SeychellesPlane Arriving on Praslin (© Air Seychelles)

Economy Class

  • 236 seats with 81 cm leg room (32 inches)
  • 21-inch monitor at each seat
  • Free drinks throughout the whole flight
  • USB and mains socket
  • WiFi connectivity (fees apply)

ImageEconomy Class Service (© Air Seychelles)
ImageEconomy Seats (© Air Seychelles)

Business Class

  • 18 comfortable, fully-reclinable seats with 1.24 m legroom (49 inches)
  • Large monitor at each seat
  • Lumbar support and massage function in the seats
  • Creole and International gourmet dishes
  • USB and wall socket
  • WiFi connectivity (fees apply)

ImageBusiness Class Service (© Air Seychelles)
ImageBusiness Class Bed (© Air Seychelles)
ImageBusiness Class (© Air Seychelles)
ImageBusiness Class (© Air Seychelles)

Air Seychelles VIP Lounge

Together with Royal Jet, Air Seychelles has recently opened four new, luxurious VIP lounges at the International Airport on Mahé. Besides access to the lounges themselves, guests will receive personal, exclusive service from their arrival at the airport until departure. Each of the VIP lounges is arranged in a luxurious manner, while guests receive drinks, fresh fruit, and snacks. Other amenities include:

  • Dedicated customs and passport control
  • Luggage service from the main terminal
  • WiFi and cable TV
  • Shower facilities
  • And much more besides!

You can find more information about the VIP Lounge, including booking, here.


ImageVIP-Lounge (© Air Seychelles)
ImageVIP-Lounge (© Air Seychelles)
ImageBusiness Class Lounge (© Air Seychelles)
ImageBusiness Class Lounge (© Air Seychelles)


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