Air India & Air Seychelles sign codeshare pact

NEW DELHI: Air India and Air Seychelles have signed a codeshare agreement, which will be offering enhanced connectivity to travellers on their respective networks. Air India will place its AI code on Air Seychelles’ regional services between Mumbai and Seychelles and Johannesburg.

Air Seychelles will place its “HM” code on AI domestic services to 8 towns together with Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Kochi, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Trivandrum and in addition on its international services between Mumbai and Bangkok.

AI chairman P S Kharola stated: “India has an enormous latent market for recreational go back and forth owing to the burgeoning heart elegance and rising disposable incomes. As per government statistics, the Indian air market in 2017-18 carried 62 million international passengers and is poised to develop at 12.4% .The Inbound arrivals into India for 2017 stood at 26.89 million passengers registering a expansion of eight.eight%. Not handiest are Indians travelling to international locations extra; the average spend on go back and forth too is on the upward thrust”

“This partnership with Air Seychelles will enable our shoppers have a right away get right of entry to to this gorgeous archipelago within the Indian Ocean. Our vast domestic community will be certain a seamless go back and forth revel in from all parts of India to the the direct flight between Mumbai and Seychelles,” Kharol added.

Air Seychelles CEO Remco Althuis stated: “India is a vital market for Air Seychelles and we're happy to develop our business ties with AI as a part of our strategy to offer our guests greater selection and connectivity. Apart from providing services to the gorgeous islands of the Seychelles, guests travelling from India too can experience seamless connection in lower than three hours over the Seychelles to Johannesburg.”

“From December 10, 2018, Air Seychelles will supply an additional 544 seats per week between Seychelles and Johannesburg to deal with the growing demand over the upcoming winter and Easter length thus, offering holidaymakers and trade travellers from India extra selection when planning their go back and forth throughout the height seasons,” Althius added.

The codeshare agreement used to be signed by Kharola and Althuis in Delhi friday.
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