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Qatar Airways signs codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles

Qatar Airways has announced the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles.

As part of the new codeshare agreement between Qatar Airways and Air Seychelles, the former will place its code on latter’s flights between Mahé and Praslin and enable passengers to continue their journey conveniently using a single booking. Praslin is home to the pristine Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site along with palm-fringed beaches, like Anse Georgette and Anse Lazio, both bordered by large granite boulders. Passengers can book their travel with both airlines, through online travel agencies, as well as with local travel agents.

Our strategy of facilitating connectivity to African markets through partnerships is in line with this enhanced cooperation with Air Seychelles. Our two airlines are pleased to work together to benefit passengers with more travel choices and to support the tourism industry in Seychelles.

said Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Executive, Qatar Airways.

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Qatar Airways presently operates a daily flight between Doha and Mahé near the capital city of Victoria, with a morning arrival and evening departure from Mahé Island.

This new partnership will provide passengers with new connection opportunities and access to unique destinations from both networks.

said Captain Sandy Benoiton, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Air Seychelles.

Air Seychelles maintains its domestic network with a fleet of five Twin Otter TurboProps operating between Mahé and Praslin as well as charter flights.

Meanwhile, Qatar Airways recently announced the re-launch of nonstop flights between Doha and Auckland, New Zealand.

Featured image by Qatar Airways

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