• Austrian Airlines continues to expand its long-haul offering in the holiday segment
• Five long-haul tourist destinations in the winter 2017/18 flight schedule: Maldives, Mauritius, Colombo, Havana and SeychellesAustrian Airlines will initiate flight service to the Seychelles starting with its winter 2017/18 flight schedule. As of October 25, 2017, it will fly non-stop every Wednesday from Vienna to the vacation island in the Indian Ocean, returning to Vienna on Thursdays. “Demand for direct flights to long-haul tourist destinations is high. We responded: In addition to Mauritius, Colombo and Havana, the Seychelles represent our fourth new destination within a period of only two years”, says Austrian Airlines CCO Andreas Otto.
As a result, Austrian Airlines will offer a total of five long-haul tourist destinations in its winter 2017/18 flight schedule. Up to two flights per week will be operated to both Mauritius and the Maldives. Austrian Airline will also operate one direct flight each week to Colombo, Havana and the Seychelles.
The Republic of Seychelles is an island state consisting of about 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. Flights can be booked at www.austrian.com or in a travel agency starting on October 25, 2016.
Austrian Airlines will deploy a Boeing 767 for flights to the Seychelles:
Vienna–Seychelles: OS 013, Wednesdays, 8:05 p.m. – 8 a.m. (next day)
Seychelles–Vienna: OS 014, Thursdays, 10:10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.