Air Seychelles has announced the commencement of a new service linking the Seychelles and Israel’s largest metropolitan area, Tel Aviv effective November, 2019.
The airline stated that the new flight will be operated once a week and it has been carefully timed to provide business and leisure traveller’s convenient connections over the Seychelles to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Mumbai.
The 6 hour and 20 minutes flight will be operated by the airlines’ new Airbus A320neo aircraft ‘Veuve, S7-VEV’ of 12 Business Class and 156 Economy Class seats scheduled to be delivered by the end of July, featuring the new inflight entertainment platform SeyStream that will allow free wireless downloads of movies and TV shows on guests personal devices.
Located in the Mediterranean coast, Tel Aviv is known for its thriving metropolis with vibrant shopping and nightlife experience. At the same time Jerusalem located nearby is famous for its life changing pilgrimage tours around the Holy land.
Michael Berlouis, Chief Financial Officer of Air Seychelles said: “The creation of the first ever air corridor between the Seychelles and Tel Aviv will strengthen business, tourism and cultural ties between the two countries in addition to boosting traffic and onward connections to other destinations across our network.