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Emirates announces daily flights to the Seychelles

Airline has also agreed an official tie up with the Seychelles Tourism Board in Dubai for joint promotional activities

Emirates announces daily flights to the Seychelles
DAILY FLIGHTS: Emirates will operate daily flights to Seychelles

Emirates has announced it will increase services between Dubai and the Seychelles to seven flights per week, starting 4 November.

The airline has also agreed an official tie-up with the Seychelles Tourism Board in Dubai for joint promotional activities.

The additional flight will operate on Thursdays and increase existing capacity by 16% per week per direction.

Majid Al Mualla, Emirates’ senior vice president Commercial Operations, West Asia & Indian Ocean, said: “With the increase in frequency which took place in February, this is the third additional flight we are introducing on the Seychelles route this year. This is a clear indication of our trust in the tourism industry of the Seychelles and demonstrates that all our marketing efforts are bearing their fruits.”

He added: “We are active partners of the Seychelles. We are taking the commitment to enhance our efforts to promote the archipelago further in the Middle East region. Hand in hand with the Seychelles Tourism Board, we are confident to bring even better results. We wish to thank the Government of the Republic Of Seychelles for their trust in Emirates.”

Alain St. Ange, CEO, Seychelles Tourism Board, added:  “Emirates has shown that it is a trusted and serious partner for Seychelles, especially at this time when Seychelles is forging its visibility program in the Middle East. "

"The friendly ties that exist between the Middle East Block and the Seychelles can only be strengthened with the signature of the MoU between Emirates and the Seychelles Tourism Board.”

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