Air Seychelles has announced that the airline will be operating special passenger flights to Dubai and Johannesburg to return stranded UAE nationals and residents as well as South African nationals to their home. The airline will also be operating a special flight to Doha for stranded visitors travelling to Europe and Asia only.
The flights, supported by the Seychelles Department of Foreign Affairs, will also allow Seychellois nationals as well as non-Seychellois residents with permanent residence status in Seychelles, stranded at these three destinations, the opportunity to return to Seychelles.
Air Seychelles said as part of the preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19, passengers will need to wear their own masks at the airport and on board the aircraft at all times. Passengers will also need to follow strict guidelines during check-in, boarding, in-flight and upon disembarkation.
Air Seychelles will in addition be conducting special flights to Mauritius of which further details will be provided soon. Flights to India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will commence once their respective borders open.
Air Seychelles said all passengers travelling to the Seychelles must hold a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate conducted 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival into Seychelles passengers will also undergo 14 days quarantine at a government approved facility.