Air Seychelles is set for the commencement of a once-per-week, non-stop service between Seychelles and Beijing, China. The service will be operated using a 254-seat Airbus A330.
The inaugural passenger flight HM887 will take off from Seychelles International Airport at 10:40 am on Tuesday 2 February to arrive in the Chinese capital at 1:30 am the following morning.
On the return leg, flight HM888, will depart Beijing Capital International Airport at 2:50 am on Wednesday 3 February to touch down in Mahé, the main island of the Seychelles archipelago, early the same day at 10:20 am.
Joël Morgan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Transport and Chairman of Air Seychelles, said: “The introduction of scheduled non-stop flights between Seychelles and Beijing will be a tremendously proud moment in the history of Air Seychelles, demonstrating the impressive growth of our national airline over the past four years.