Air Seychelles will start flying from Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) to the Seychelles on March 27, 2021.

The direct weekly service will run until May 29, 2021, with fares starting from US$343.

It follows news that the Seychelles will reopen to all international tourists from March 25, by when 70 per cent of its population will have been vaccinated.

Flights will depart from the DWC’s Jetex Private Terminal every Saturday morning, arriving in the Seychelles around midday. The return flights from Seychelles International Airport to DWC will operate on Friday afternoons.

All travellers, regardless of vaccination status, must present a negative PCR test upon arrival taken a maximum of 72 hours prior, as well as complete the mandatory Health Travel Authorisation at prior to departure from Dubai.

Travellers will not bhttp://seychelles.govtas.come required to quarantine on arrival, however, must follow the existing health regulations, including wearing face masks in public and social distancing.

The flights will be operated by the airline’s Airbus A320neo aircraft featuring 12 Business Class and 156 Economy Class seats, as well as a modern in-flight entertainment platform allowing free wireless downloads of movies, TV shows and music on travellers’ personal devices.

Flights are now on sale via the Air Seychelles website at and through travel agents.