Air Seychelles to resume flights to Mumbai in April

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LONDON – Air Seychelles has announced plans to relaunch passenger flights from April 7 for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit to Mumbai, which is India’s largest city and financial centre.

The flights will be operating on a schedule of twice weekly flights and be served by the airline’s A320neo aircraft which are set up in a two class configuration, 154 Economy and 12 Business class seats.

The flights are part of a bubble agreement between India and the Seychelles allowing the two countries to operate commercial passenger services.

This is now looking to become the new normal as the UAE confirmed today that they where in talk with Israel to open up a commercial passenger service corridor between the two countries allowing all vaccinated passengers to travel unrestricted for leisure and business travel.

Just as the UAE agreement will be laid out passenger flying to and from Mumbai must hold a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate which has been taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure, in addition to self-reporting on the airsuvidha portal and undergoing 14 days home quarantine. As each city may have specific entry requirements, travellers with onward domestic connections are requested to verify the guidelines of their final destination prior to departure.

Image shows planned flights between Seychelles and Mumbai

The planned flights are at a potential subject to change with all flights becoming subject to the approval of the government, regulatory as well as that of the health authorities at each destinations.

All times shared in the schedule above show the local time for each destination on departure and arrival.

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