Aeroflot will offer three direct flights linking Russia’s capital of Moscow to Seychelles starting May 1, said the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB).
The announcement of the additional flight was made on Friday. The airline will now be connecting Seychelles to Russia on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The news came two weeks after Aeroflot made its first return to the islands after a 17-year absence.
The chief marketing officer for Aeroflot, Anton Myagkov, said, “We’re excited to add another flight to this holiday destination. We offer a great flying experience whilst Seychelles is a strong option for all segments, whether a family, couple or group of friends.”
Myagkov added that the new flight can already be booked and besides the growing interest of first-time visitors to the islands, he also expects to see a good number of repeat visitors later this year.
He reassured travellers that “health and safety are our number one priority and we have enhanced all measures that touch every step of a customer’s travel with the airline.”
The chief executive of STB, Sherin Francis said this was great news for Seychelles, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean…