23-May-2012 12:48 PM

Air Seychelles increases international capacity by 40%, increases frequency to Abu Dhabi with A330

Air Seychelles has increased its international capacity by 40% and doubled Mahe-Abu Dhabi frequency to four times weekly utilising 254-seat A330-200 equipment (aviator.aero, 23-May-2012). The carrier will swap its Boeing 767-300ERs in favour of leased Etihad Airways' A330-200s. An A330-200 in Air Seychelles livery is expected in Jun-2012, with a second A330 arriving in Jan-2013 for the launch of Mahe-Beijing service. Air Seychelles is also utilising leased A320 equipment from Etihad for its twice weekly Mahe-Port Louis service.