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Air Seychelles’ Inaugural Non-Stop Flight To Paris Touches Down

July 6, 2015 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Air Seychelles’ first non-stop service between Seychelles and Paris landed at Charles de Gaulle Airport yesterday, July 2.

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Flight HM 16 touched down at 6:05 am local time and was welcomed on arrival by a traditional water cannon salute.

Manoj Papa, Air Seychelles, Bernadette Willemin, Director for Europe at the Seychelles Tourism Board, HE Lionel Majesté-Larrouy, Ambassador of France to Seychelles, and Emmanuel Perrot, Head of Commercial Development at Charles de Gaulle Airport ABCD Terminals, participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the arrival gate to celebrate the commencement of the new service.

The three-per-week service, which departs Seychelles on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday to arrive in Paris the next morning, replaces a previous twice-weekly service via Abu Dhabi.

The flight is operated on a modern Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 18 Business Class and 236 Economy Class seats.

Guests onboard the inaugural flight were presented with certificates, a key ring and a personalised photograph to commemorate the historic occasion.

To purchase flight tickets between Seychelles and Paris CDG, visit www.airseychelles.com, dial +248 439 10 00 in Seychelles or +33 1 71 70 33 21 in France.

Paris flight schedule, effective 1 July 2015:

  Flight # Origin Destination Departs Arrives Days
Paris HM 16 Seychelles (SEZ) Paris (CDG) 21:40 06:05 +1 Wednesday

Friday

Sunday

HM 17 Paris (CDG) Seychelles (SEZ) 18:00 06:10 +1 Monday

Thursday

Saturday

Note: All departures and arrivals are listed in local time.

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