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Part of highway to close today for survey into fatal accident |10 August 2022

Nation 10 Aug 2022
Part of the highway from the Seychelles International Airport up to the Providence roundabout will be closed today as from 10am as the police and competent authority will be in this area to conduct an in depth investigation and survey into the recent fatal accident that occurred on that stretch of road ... Marla Simeon ....

Tourist arrivals exceed 2021 figures |05 August 2022

Nation 05 Aug 2022
As of the third quarter of 2022, the number of visitors travelling to Seychelles has surpassed the total recorded last year ... It was on July 27, 2022 that the 182,850th visitor disembarked at the Seychelles International Airport, officially breaking the visitor arrival figures of 182,849 for the previous year.

Air Seychelles first airline to get rights to overfly Saudi Arabia airspace to the Indian ...

Nation 04 Aug 2022
Air Seychelles has achieved another important milestone in its flights between Israel and Seychelles ... Sandy Benoiton, acting chief executive of Air Seychelles, said ... The first flight to access this new route was flight HM#21 between Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport and Seychelles International Airport yesterday, Wednesday August 3.

Air Seychelles Becomes First Airline to Fly From Israel Over Saudi Arabia

Hamodia 04 Aug 2022
Air Seychelles announced Wednesday that it ... The first flight from Tel Aviv to the island country of Seychelles in the Indian Ocean took off Wednesday from Ben Gurion International Airport and crossed over Jordanian and Saudi airspace, according to the airline’s press release.

Bounce-back continues as Seychelles tourist arrivals exceed 2021 figures |01 August 2022

Nation 01 Aug 2022
The number of visitors to Seychelles ... The 182,850th passenger disembarked at the Seychelles International Airport at Pointe Larue on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, topping the 182,849 passengers who travelled to the island destination last year ... Press release from Tourism Seychelles ....

Seychelles win team challenge at Mauritius Attitude Challenge |21 July 2022

Nation 21 Jul 2022
The seven-member delegation returned to Seychelles yesterday afternoon after competing in the international competition in Mauritius from July 9-17 and were met at the Seychelles International Airport by the association’s chairman Michel Bristol and its vice-chairperson, Lucy Athanasius.
photo: AP / Alex Brandon
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington

End of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s state visit |20 July 2022

Nation 20 Jul 2022
He was seen off at the Seychelles International Airport by President Wavel Ramkalawan, Vice-President Ahmed Afif, Chief Justice Rony Govinden, National Assembly Speaker Roger Mancienne, ministers and other government officials ... last night at the Seychelles International Airport.

Seychelles welcomes President of Kenya |18 July 2022

Nation 18 Jul 2022
President Kenyatta, who is accompanied by a high level delegation, arrived at the Seychelles International Airport yesterday afternoon onboard the Kenyan Presidential plane from Nairobi ... The accompanying photos show some highlights of President Kenyatta’s arrival at the Seychelles International Airport yesterday.

Air Seychelles’ Twin Otter aircraft experiences hydraulic failure en route to Mahé |14 July 2022

Nation 14 Jul 2022
The aircraft, which made an emergency landing on the runway at the Seychelles International Airport at 3.50pm, had 12 adults and 1 infant onboard and was operated by two crew members ... Following the arrival of the aircraft, the runway at the Seychelles ...

National Day for Persons with Disabilities School for the Exceptional Child launches tourism Club |13 ...

Nation 13 Jul 2022
Before declaring the club officially open, Mr Benoiton gave his words that Air Seychelles would remain engaged, active and devoted to ensure the club’s success. The staff of Air Seychelles will also receive training on proper practices, care and service through individuals with disabilities on airports and on planes.

SCAA honours 51 long-serving staff |11 July 2022

Nation 11 Jul 2022
Other than celebrating the long-standing services of the devoted staff, the event was also to commemorate 50 fulfilling years since the opening of the Seychelles International Airport, together with the 51st anniversary of the landing of the first commercial jet on the Seychelles shores.

Qatar Airways increases Berlin flights to 10 per week

Gulf Daily News 03 Jul 2022
German passengers from Berlin Brandenberg Airport can enjoy flights Qatar AirwaysBoeing 787 aircraft, to global business cities including Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo plus leisure destinations including Bali, Maldives, Seychelles and South Africa.

United States donates 39,780 Covid-19 vaccines to Seychelles |24 June 2022

Nation 24 Jun 2022
The United States embassy to Mauritius and Seychelles has announced the ... The vaccines successfully arrived at the Seychelles Airport via COVAX on Friday, June 17, 2022. This is the United States’ third Covid-19 vaccine donation to Seychelles.

ACCS lawyer Karen Robinson granted four weeks to prepare case against Fareen Rajan |24 June 2022

Nation 24 Jun 2022
... US $50 million donated to Seychelles in 2002 by the Abu Dhabi government ... Ms Rajan, a British citizen, was arrested at the Seychelles International Airport on Friday January 21 at 10.30pm while leaving the country following a red alert notice issued by the court earlier that day.

Convict makes productive use of his prison time |22 June 2022

Nation 22 Jun 2022
“My book speaks of my life and my way of living that made me end up here in prison, but it’s also based on our culture and a bit on the history of Seychelles,” he said ... After getting the book printed in Dubai, he plans to have them sold online, at the Seychelles Airport and in some souvenir shops around the island, at a price of $50 (about R665).

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