Air Seychelles and airberlin Expand Codeshare

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Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has expanded its codeshare network with airberlin, Europes seventh largest carrier, to cover Praslin and two new destinations in Europe: Stockholm and Copenhagen.

The new deal will see Air Seychelles place its HM code on six airberlin flights per week between Berlin and Stockholm, and seven airberlin flights per week between Berlin and Copenhagen.

airberlin will place its AB code on eight Air Seychelles flights per week between Mah and Praslin.

Cramer Ball, Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our codeshare partnership with airberlin has been a commercial success, with a record surge in arrivals from Germany contributing to our bottom line. With the addition of Stockholm and Copenhagen, we will bolster our position in Scandinavia, one of the fastest growing source markets to Seychelles, and we are confident we will be able to leverage our presence to drive more high-income traffic to our archipelago.

Jel Morgan, Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, and chairman of Air Seychelles Board, said, "Im thrilled to see the partnership between Air Seychelles and airberlin flourishing. With this expansion, both airlines will benefit: guests throughout airberlins global network can now enjoy seamless travel on one ticket to the exquisite island of Praslin, home of the mystical Coco de Mer and Black Parrot, as well as some of the worlds finest beaches, while Air Seychelles will extend its reach into Europe, smartly targeting an economically vibrant geographical region whose residents are discovering Seychelles at an accelerating pace. Arrivals from the region are up 29% this year."

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