SriLankan Airlines announces codeshare with Air Seychelles

Partnership to bring multiple benefits for both airlines
2024-04-29
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/ New Delhi
SriLankan Airlines announces codeshare with Air Seychelles
SriLankan Airlines announces codeshare with Air Seychelles

Collaboration will empower SriLankan Airlines to amplify its position and reach in Africa

Adding new routes to both networks and enhancing connectivity, the new codeshare between SriLankan Airlines and Air Seychelles is expected to facilitate seamless travel to multiple new destinations throughout Asia, Africa and Australia for their passengers flying between Colombo and Mahé.
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SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka and Air Seychelles, the national airline of Seychelles, have announced a codeshare partnership.

In a press statement, SriLankan Airlines says that this new collaboration will facilitate seamless travel to multiple new destinations throughout Asia, Africa and Australia for their passengers flying between Colombo and Mahé.

The statement adds that this collaboration will empower SriLankan Airlines to amplify its position and reach in Africa and passengers of the airline to travel conveniently between Colombo and Mahé twice a week.

For Air Seychelles, over 20 destinations are included in the partnership, which includes popular destinations such as Sydney and Melbourne in Australia as well as other popular stops in India, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

Richard Nuttall

Richard Nuttall

The statement adds that this new codeshare agreement will allow SriLankan Airlines and Air Seychelles to place their codes on each other’s flights and enable passengers to continue their journey conveniently using a single booking and with their luggage checked in all the way to the final destination.

It also means passengers can book their travels with both airlines, through online travel agencies, as well as with local travel agents.

“We are pleased to boost our codeshare network and presence in the African region through this new partnership. We look forward to working with Air Seychelles to provide our customers more African destination options in the coming years,” says Richard Nuttall, Chief Executive Officer, SriLankan Airlines.

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

“Now that we have been flying to Colombo for over 9 months, the twice-weekly flights have proven successful. The next step to solidifying our relationship is with this code-share, allowing even more passengers the convenience of a single ticket to more points served by our partner in Asia and Australia,” says Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer, Air Seychelles.

Flights under the codeshare agreement are available to book now and will begin operating in May 2024, the statement adds.

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