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Encyclopedia > Air Seychelles
Air Seychelles
IATA
HM
ICAO
SEY
Callsign
SEYCHELLES
Founded 1977
Hubs Seychelles International Airport
Frequent flyer program Seychelles Plus
Fleet size 6
Destinations 9
Headquarters Mahé, Seychelles
Key people David Savy (Chairman & Chief Executive), James Michel (President)
Website: http://www.airseychelles.com/

Air Seychelles is the national airline of Seychelles, an island nation in the Indian Ocean just to the east of Tanzania. It operates inter-island services and international flights. Image File history File links AirSeychelles. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Seychelles International Airport (IATA Airport Code: SEZ) is located on the island of Mahé, Seychelles near the main town of Port Victoria. ... A frequent flyer program is a service offered by many airlines to reward customer loyalty. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Seychelles. ... Mahé is the largest island of the Seychelles, lying in the north east of the nation. ... A chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... Chief Executive may refer to: Chief Executive of Hong Kong Chief Executive of Macau Chief Executive Officer This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (1861-1865) The majority of this article is about heads of states. ... Afghanistan Ariana Afghan Airlines Albania Albanian Airlines Algeria Air Algérie Angola TAAG Argentina Aerolíneas Argentinas Armenia Armenian Airlines Australia Qantas Austria Austrian Airlines Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Airlines The Bahamas Bahamasair Bahrain Gulf Air (regional) Bangladesh Biman Bangladesh Belarus Belavia Belgium SN Brussels Airlines Sabena (former) Belize Maya Island Air...

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History

The airline was established on 15 September 1977 as Seychelles Airlines and adopted the present title in March 1979. It started international routes in 1983 to Frankfurt and London. It is wholly owned by the Seychelles government and employs 669 staff. September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Main Station Frankfurt Frankfurt International Airport For other uses, see Frankfurt (disambiguation). ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ...


2005 News

In the wake of the December 2004 tsunami, Air Seychelles reduced schedules to the Maldives. The Mahé to Malé service was cut from two to one weekly flight and the connecting Mahé to Johannesburg service from four to three weekly flights (ref: Airliner World, March 2005). 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The tsunami that struck Malé in the Maldives on December 26, 2004. ... Mahé, also known as Mayyazhi, is a former French colony in India. ... Malé (Dhivehi: މާލެ), (pronounced: Maa-lay) population 81,647 (2004), is the capital of the Republic of Maldives. ... , City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ...


Air Seychelles will return its leased Boeing 737-700 to International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) in April 2005 following rationalization of the route network. The fleet will reduce to 2 Boeing 767s, 1 Short 360 and 2 Twin Otters (ref: Airliner World, April 2005). The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium-range, narrowbody commercial passenger jet aircraft. ... ILFC (International Lease Finance Corporation, though the abbreviation is the more common usage) has headquarters in Los Angeles, California, USA. It is the worlds largest aircraft lessor, though ILFCs archrival, General Electrics GECAS unit has more aircraft. ... British Airways Boeing 767-300 The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... Short Brothers, almost universally referred to simply as Shorts, is a British aerospace company now based in Belfast. ... The DHC-6 Twin Otter is the most successful aircraft program in Canadas history. ...


2006 News

Air Seychelles intends to replace the two Boeing 767s with two Boeing 787s leased from International Lease Finance Corporation in 2010. British Airways Boeing 767-300 The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a mid-sized wide body, twin engined passenger airliner currently under development by Boeing and scheduled to enter service in 2008. ... ILFC (International Lease Finance Corporation, though the abbreviation is the more common usage) has headquarters in Los Angeles, California, USA. It is the worlds largest aircraft lessor, though ILFCs archrival, General Electrics GECAS unit has more aircraft. ...


Destinations

Africa

The arms of Port Louis Port Louis banking district, and the main avenue leading to the Government House (seen in the background) Port Louis (pronounced locally as paw-louee) is the capital of Mauritius. ... Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (IATA: MRU, ICAO: FIMP), also known as Plaisance International Airport, is an airport located in Plaine Magnien, near Plaisance and 26 nautical miles southeast of Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. ... Mahé is the largest island of the Seychelles, lying in the north east of the nation. ... Seychelles International Airport (IATA Airport Code: SEZ) is located on the island of Mahé, Seychelles near the main town of Port Victoria. ... Praslin is the second largest island of the Seychelles, lying north east of Mahé. It is named for the French Duc de Praslin and has a population of around 5,000 people. ... Praslin Island Airport (IATA Airport Code: PRI)is located on the island of Praslin, Seychelles. ... , City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... Johannesburg International Airport (IATA: JNB, ICAO: FAJS) is a large airport near the city of Johannesburg, South Africa and the largest in Africa. ...

Asia

Singapore Changi Airport Control Tower Departure hall seven (located in Terminal one) in the Singapore Changi Airport. ... Malé (Dhivehi: މާލެ), (pronounced: Maa-lay) population 81,647 (2004), is the capital of the Republic of Maldives. ... Malé International Airport is the international airport for Republic of the Maldives. ... MumbaÄ« (Marathi: मुंबई, IPA: ), formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the state of Maharashtra, and the most populous city of India and the world, with an estimated population of about 13 million (as of 2006)[1]. Mumbai is located on the west coast of Maharashtra. ...

Europe

Part of the Paris skyline with from left to right: Montparnasse Tower, Eiffel Tower, and in the background, towers of neighboring La Défense. ... Charles de Gaulle International Airport (IATA: CDG, ICAO: LFPG) (French: ), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), in Paris, is one of Europes principal aviation centres, as well as Frances main international airport. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Location within Province of Rome in the Region of Lazio Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Mayor of Rome Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1,285 Your Mom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! km²  (496. ... Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (IATA: FCO, ICAO: LIRF), also known as Fiumicino International Airport, is Italys largest airport, with over 29 million passengers in the year 2005. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... London Heathrow Airport (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL), often referred to as Heathrow, is the third busiest airport in the world, after Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Chicago OHare. ...

Fleet

The Air Seychelles fleet includes the following aircraft (at August 2006): 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

British Airways Boeing 767-300 The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... The Shorts 360 is a commuter aircraft built by Short Brothers of Belfast, Northern Ireland, which is now a division of Bombardier of Canada. ... The DHC-6 Twin Otter is a 20-passenger STOL feederliner and utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada. ... The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a mid-sized wide body, twin engined passenger airliner currently under development by Boeing and scheduled to enter service in 2008. ...

References

  1. ^ Flight International, 3-9 October 2006

Flight International is a magazine relating to airlines, general aviation, and aerospace manufacture. ...

External links

  • Air Seychelles
  • Air Seychelles Virtual Airline
  • Air Seychelles Passenger Opinions

  Results from FactBites:
 
Air Seychelles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (224 words)
Air Seychelles is the national airline of Seychelles, an island nation in the Indian Ocean just to the east of Tanzania.
The airline was established on 15 September 1977 as Seychelles Airlines and adopted the present title in March 1979.
In the wake of the December 2004 tsunami, Air Seychelles reduced schedules to the Maldives.
Seychelle Roma Seychelle - Air Seychelles vola per le Seychelles diverse volte alla settimana, partendo dagli aeroporti ... (1003 words)
Air Seychelles vola per il Paradiso Terrestre parecchie volte la settimana, partendo da Londra, da Monaco, da Parigi e da Roma ed anche da Johannesburg, dall'isole Mauritius e da Singapore.
Air Seychelles opera numerosi voli tra le isole ogni giorno.
In Air Seychelles crediamo nella qualità, nel valore ed in un servizio eccellente.
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