Emirates Resumes Twice-Daily Flights From Dubai To Seychelles Before The Holiday Travel Boom

by Krishna Toprani
Emirates Resumes Twice-Daily Flights From Dubai To Seychelles Before The Holiday Travel Boom

The Emirates airline is set to resume twice-daily flights to Seychelles, President Wavel Ramkalawan announced while heading a delegation at the Dubai Expo 2020. The Dubai-based airline, which previously operated twice-daily flights to Seychelles prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, resumed daily passenger services to Seychelles in August last year.

The head of state of Seychelles, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean, spoke about the various investment opportunities in the fisheries sector including the recently launched aquaculture and tuna. Ramkalawan invited potential investors to tap into this market.

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Participating under the theme ‘Preserve Nature’, Seychelles Expo 2020 is featuring a sustainability pavilion in the world event which started on October 1 and ends March 31, 2022. The island nation is hosting several conferences at the Expo to showcase the various business opportunities as well as guide interested parties through its investment bureau.

Everything About Seychelles

With a current vaccine rate of 90%, the island of Seychelles in the deep blue seas of the Indian ocean reopened for international travel on March 25, 2021.

What are the pre-travel requirements?

Passengers travelling to the Seychelles must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours and complete the mandatory health declaration form before they travel. The health declaration form requires passengers to upload details of their reservation (which must be at a licensed and certified establishment), flight details, and negative PCR test result. Passengers must also have full travel health insurance that covers Covid-19 medical care. 

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What to expect at the airport

At the airport, follow the social distancing norms and wear face masks. Expect to go through temperature checks and health screenings.

With global travel reopening and flights making their journeys more frequent the beachy and balmy island nation of the Seychelles is the perfect travel destination with sparkling blue seas, instagrammable locations, a laid back luxurious island life.

What are you waiting for? Book your tickets and pack your bags to enjoy a break you know you deserve.

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