SINGAPORE, 20 December 2021: Emirates starts double daily
flights to Seychelles from 24 December 2021 until 9 January 2022 to serve
market demand during the busy holiday season*.
The added service will offer customers more travel choices,
flexibility and enhanced connectivity to the island nation.
Emirates currently operates a daily flight to Seychelles
using its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The second daily service will boost
tourism to the popular Indian Ocean destination this winter holiday, especially
from popular inbound markets including France, Germany, the UK, Russia, Italy,
Switzerland, Poland, US, UAE, and KSA.
The added flight from Dubai to Mahe will operate as Emirates
flight EK707, departing Dubai at 1020 and arriving in Mahe at 1455, local time.
The added flight from Mahe to Dubai will operate as Emirates flight EK706,
departing Mahe at 0835 and arriving in Dubai at 1310, local time.
From 10 January 2022, the airline will serve the
country with 10 weekly flights, including a double daily service on Fridays,
Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets can be purchased on emirates.com, Emirates Sales Office or via travel agents.
Earlier this year, Emirates renewed its commitment to
Seychelles by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Seychelles
Tourism Board at Expo 2020. The agreement reaffirms the airline’s commitment to
the island nation and outlines various initiatives to promote trade and tourism
to the country.
For more information, visit emirates.com
*Excluding 29th and 30th