Special relationship: President Danny Faure and Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth
31st October 2017
The warmth of the relationship between Mauritius and Seychelles went up several notches during President Danny Faure's State visit.Mr Faure told a State banquet: “Our two nations continue to sha... more...
Balancing act: Everyone was putting on their best performance
31st October 2017
Festival Kreol is something very special in Seychelles and this year's event was another spectacular explosion of colour and sound.It is the biggest cultural event in the archipelago and was packed wi... more...
Campaigners: Alain St. Ange centre right, with Peter Sinon and other founding members of the new Seychelles Labour Union
14th October 2017
A new politically independent trade union has been created in Seychelles.The Seychelles Labour Union (SLU) was established following a meeting of a group of workers, and the self-employed.They include... more...
Victim: Alix Allisop was taken ill while assisting at the Indian Ocean Club championship (Photo: Courtesy of SNA)
14th October 2017
Plague has spread to Seychelles after claiming the life of dozens in Madagascar including top Seychellois basketball coach Alix Allisop.Authorities in Seychelles say a 34-year-old man was diagnosed wi... more...
New opportunities: The Air France “Joon” flights are due to start in May (Photo: Courtesy of SNA)
14th October 2017
Tourism in Seychelles will be given a welcome boost with two airlines – British Airways and Air France – opening up new flight schedules.British Airways will resume direct flights to Seych... more...
12th September 2017
Crowds gathered in Seychelles to mark the first anniversary of the epoch-making National Assembly elections.Just 12 months ago the political landscape in Seychelles dramatically changed when the Oppos... more...
Peaceful protest: Demonstrators in Victoria demand that new presidential elections be held
12th September 2017
By Lewis BetsyJust when we seemed to be getting somewhere, the opposition groups in Seychelles look like they are returning to form – and heading towards self-destruction.This tremor comes, inte... more...
Changes: President Danny Faure with new media chiefs Berard Dupres, left, and Jude Louange
15th August 2017
By Lewis Betsy A big shake-up at the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation is a welcome move.There is now a new board and two chief executives.Such a move has been on the cards for quite a while an... more...

Turkey opens up new air route to Seychelles

7th June 2016

Award winner: Turkish Airlines which operate the Airbus A330-200
Award winner: Turkish Airlines which operate the Airbus A330-200

The airline named best in Europe is to fly three times a week to Seychelles from October.

Turkish Airlines, a four-star airline with a fleet of 279 passenger and cargo aircraft flying to 274 destinations worldwide, will use an A330-200 Airbus on its route from Istanbul. The jet can take 247 passengers.

The airline was named best airline in Europe for a fifth year in a row by Skytrax, which tracks customer satisfaction of airlines' service and performance around the world.

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Changes: President Danny Faure with new media chiefs Berard Dupres, left, and Jude Louange
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