Seychelles President Michel met today with the Emirates Airline and Group Chairman and Chief Executive, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, who is on a private visit to Seychelles.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum congratulated President Michel on his election victory and expressed his friendship and confidence in the future of Seychelles.
President Michel thanked High Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum for the support that Emirates Airline has given to the Seychelles tourism industry.
They discussed ways in which Emirates Airline and Seychelles can further strengthen their partnership and increase the number of visitors to Seychelles.
“I met with the President today to thank him for all the support that we have been given for the airline since we have operated Emirates for the last ten years [in Seychelles]…. and we are always going to be trying to get more people to Seychelles, from all around the world… we hope that we will be able, maybe, to one day bring the Airbus 380 when the airport will be able to accommodate such an aircraft in the future,” said His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum to the press, following his meeting with the President.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said that Emirates Airline is committed to its Seychelles route.
Also present in the meeting were the Chairman of the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority, Captain David Savy, and the Chief Press Secretary in the Office of the President, Ms. Srdjana Janosevic.