The airline was established on fifteen September 1977, following the merger of Air Mahé and Inter-Island Airways, as Seychelles Airlines and adopted this title in September 1978.
It started international routes in 1983 to Frankfurt and London. it’s wholly owned by the Seychelles government and employs 663 employees.
It operates a fleet of Boeing 767s on its international network and offers 2 categories of service, Pearl category (Business class) and Economy category. based mostly at the Seychelles International Airport (SEZ), it conjointly operates alittle base at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG) as agreed with Air France to serve several off-line European destinations (such as former routes like Manchester and Madrid). it’s conjointly the foremost ground handling agent for all aircraft operating at SEZ.