Air Seychelles, the flag carrier of the Indian Ocean island on Thursday announced that it will resume commercial flight operations between Mumbai And Seychelles from 07th April 2021.
As per the schedule published by the airline, it will operate two weekly flights departing from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) every Thursday and Sunday.
While the returning flights from the Seychelles International Airport have been scheduled on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The airline is also offering promotional fare of SCR 9,480 for flights from Mahe to Mumbai.
It must be noted here that all passengers traveling to Seychelles, regardless of vaccination status, must present a negative PCR test certificate taken 72 hours and complete the mandatory Health Travel Authorization at seychelles.govtas.com before departure from Mumbai Airport.
Passengers will not undergo quarantine on arrival but will need to wear a face mask in public places and with social distance.
Air Seychelles’s Mumbai Seychelles Flight Schedule
|HM260||Seychelles||Mumbai||2210hrs||0415hrs||Wednesdays and Saturdays|
|HM261||Mumbai||Seychelles||0515hrs||0810hrs||Thursdays and Sundays|
Air Bubble Agreement Between Indian And Seychelles
As per the air bubble agreement between both countries, Indian carriers and carriers of Seychelles are now permitted to operate flights between India and Seychelles, and passengers from the following categories are allowed to travel on such flights.
From India to Seychelles:
- Indian nationals or nationals of Nepal or Bhutan stranded in any country in Africa.
- All Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders and Persons of Indian Origin cardholders holding passports of any country.
- All foreign nationals (from any country in Africa) intending to visit India for any purpose (including their dependents on the appropriate category of dependent visa) except those on a tourist visa; and
- Seamen from countries in Africa.
From Seychelles to India:
- Stranded nationals/residents of Seychelles, foreign nationals destined for Africa and transiting through Seychelles, or spouses of these persons, whether accompanying or otherwise.
- Any Indian national or national of Nepal or Bhutan destined for any country in Africa only and holding a valid visa of the destination country. It would be for the airlines concerned to ensure that there is no travel restriction for Indian/Nepalese/Bhutanese nationals to enter the destination country before the issue of ticket/boarding pass to the Indian/Nepalese/Bhutanese passenger.
- Seamen of foreign nationalities and Seamen holding Indian passports would be allowed subject to clearance from the Ministry of Shipping. Seamen should be destined for Africa only.