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Air Seychelles And Hong Kong Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

August 29, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, and Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed SKYTRAX 4-star airline, have signed a codeshare agreement to provide travellers with enhanced connections in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Under the codeshare agreement, Air Seychelles will place its ‘HM’ code on Hong Kong Airlines’ flights between Hong Kong and the capital of Thailand, Bangkok. In return, Hong Kong Airlines will place its ‘HX’ code on Air Seychelles’ flights between the Seychelles and Hong Kong, as well as between Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates#.

The agreement was signed this week by Manoj Papa, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, and Li Dianchun, Commercial Director of Hong Kong Airlines.

Manoj Papa said: “We are delighted to expand our network of codeshare partners with the addition of Hong Kong Airlines. As a leading international tourism destination, the Seychelles attracts a large number of travellers from across Asia, and through our codeshare agreement with Hong Kong Airlines, we are confident these volumes will continue to flourish. At the same time, residents of the Seychelles will benefit from direct access to the global finance and tourism hub of Hong Kong.”

Li Dianchun said: “This codeshare agreement is part of a comprehensive strategy to open up new markets and offer more choices to Hong Kong Airlines’ passengers. Our partner Air Seychelles is a well-respected airline that will successfully broaden our reach to the Seychelles and Abu Dhabi, two of the world’s fastest-growing and most exciting travel destinations. The agreement enables passengers to book any Hong Kong Airlines flight originating from China, Japan and Southeast Asia toAbu Dhabi and the Seychelles connecting through the Hong Kong hub. We anticipate strong demand on these routes and look forward to building our cooperation with Air Seychelles in the future.”

Tickets under the codeshare agreement can be purchased from 12 September 2014 for travel commencing on the same day#on the airseychelles.com or hkairlines.com websites. Bookings can also be completed through a travel agent, the airlines’ sales offices, or by calling the Air Seychelles’ Call Centre on +248 439 1000 or the Hong Kong Airlines Call Centre at +852 3151 1888 (Hong Kong) or +86 898 950715 (China).

Details of the codeshare flights are as follows:

Routes Flight No. Departure* Arrival* Days of Operations
HKG – BKK HX765/ HM5680 1810 1925 Daily
HX767/ HM5682 0055 0235
HX771/ HM5684 0750 0945
HX773/ HM5686 2315 0015+1
HX775/ HM5688 1215 1405
BKK – HKG HX766/ HM5681 2025 0055+1
HX768/  HM5683 0825 1210
HX772/ HM5685 1125 1530
HX774/ HM5687 0210 0555
HX776/ HM5689 1505 1850


Routes Flight No. Departure* Arrival* Days of Operations
HKG – AUH HX 1087/ HM 087 1910 2340 Mon/ Wed/ Fri
HKG – SEZ HX 1087/ HM 087 1910 0635+1 Mon/ Wed/ Fri
SEZ – HKG HX 1086/ HM 086 1555 0955+1 Tue/ Thu/ Sun
AUH – HKG HX 1086/ HM 086 2155 0955+1 Tue/ Thu/ Sun

* All local time

#Subject to regulatory approvals.

Air Seychelles And Hong Kong Airlines Codeshare

Manoj Papa, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, and Li Dianchun, Commercial Director of Hong Kong Airlines, sign a codeshare agreement between the two airlines.


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