Mahé (SEZ)


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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Ethiopian Airlines


As the national airline of Ethiopia, this airline serves over 50 destinations across Africa and throughout the world. Ethiopian currently possesses a modern fleet containing 68 planes, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which also flies to the Seychelles.

Thanks to their membership in the StarAlliance, passengers benefit from the ShebaMiles and Miles&More frequent flyer programmes, as well as partner flights with the 27 member airlines of the alliance, with flights from various destinations in Europe, including the UK, Ireland, Sweden*, Germany, and Austria, as well as other international destinations.

Flying with Ethiopian Airlines

The Seychelles, as one of Africa's top tourist destinations, are served five times per week by Ethiopian Airlines from the company's hub airport in Addis Ababa, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Addis Ababa's Bole International Aiport offers free WiFi, some duty-free shops and cafés, and allows you to use US dollars and Euro everywhere within the terminal building. The flight from Ethiopia to Mahé takes around 5 hours.

PLEASE NOTE, passengers who fly to the Seychelles from Ethiopia do not need to provide proof of vaccination against yellow fever as long as their stay in Bole International Airport is shorter than 12 hours.

Flights with Ethiopian Airlines:

Flights to Mahé (SEZ): Direct Flight: Layover: Outbound flight: Return flight:
Addis Abeba (ADD) Yes No Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
Cape Town (CPT) No ADD Fri, Sat, Sun Mon, Thu, Sat
Dar Es Salaam (DAR) No ADD Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
Dublin (DUB) No ADD Mon, Sat Tue, Thu, Sat
Johannesburg (JNB) No ADD Wed, Fri, Sun Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
London Heathrow (LHR) No ADD Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun Mon, Tue, Thur, Sat
Stockholm (ARN) No ADD Mon*, Wed*, Fri*, Sun* Tue*, Thu*, Sat*, Sun*
Vienna (VIE) No ADD Wed, Fri, Sun Tue, Thu, Sat

*From March 2017

Ethiopian Airlines plane in flightPlane (© Ethiopian Airlines)

Economy Class aboard the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

  • 245 seats in 3-3-3 arrangements
  • Approximately 82 cm of legroom
  • Extra-large window – can be tinted at the press of a button
  • Feeling of more space thanks to the new way of arranging luggage storage
  • Pleasant lighting, including lights that mimic a starry sky
  • Reduced background noise
  • Reduced air pressure
  • In-cabin air humidity of 15%, instead of the usual 5%
  • 3-course menu and various snacks on board
  • Children's menus can be ordered before the flight
  • Selection of alcoholic and soft drinks (beer, red wine, white wine, various soft drinks)
  • Comprehensive, individual choice of in-seat entertainment
  • 2 x 23 kg of checked luggage and 7 kg of hand luggage included

Air stewardess in Ethiopian Airlines economy classService On-Board (© Ethiopian Airlines)
ImageFood on-board (© Ethiopian Airlines)
ImageEconomy Class Cabin (© Ethiopian Airlines)

Business Class aboard the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

  • 24 sleeper seats in 2-2-2 arrangement
  • 165 cm of legroom
  • Separate Business-Class desk
  • Lounge entrance at Addis Ababa
  • Personal on-board service
  • À la carte menu, including international and traditional local dishes
  • Cheese and fruit plate
  • Drinks service throughout the whole flight
  • In-seat entertainment programme with a 38 cm (15 inch) screen
  • 2 x 32 kg of checked luggage and 2 x 8kg of hand luggage included

Business class on an Ethiopian Airlines flightBusiness Class Seats (© Ethiopian Airlines)
ImageBusiness Class Beds (© Ethiopian Airlines)
ImageBusiness Class Service (© Ethiopian Airlines)

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