Air Seychelles

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Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg and Mauritius, operated by its new A330-200 aircraft. Air Seychelles also offers more than 160 domestic scheduled flights a week throughout the archipelago, as well as domestic charter services.  As the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles is a pillar of tourism, the island nation’s strongest and growing economic sector. The airline maintains a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and 40 per cent stakeholder. For more information, please visit:                
www.airseychelles.com



Earn Etihad Guest Miles with Air Seychelles
Starting June15, 2012, you can earn Etihad Guest Miles when traveling with Air Seychelles. Simply quote your Etihad Guest Number when making a booking with Air Seychelles and remember to present your Etihad Guest Card at check-in. The number of miles earned will depend on the class of booking as shown below.

Cabin

Booking Class

Miles Earned

Business

J, D

175%

Business

C, I

130%

Economy

Y, M

100%

Economy

K, H, L

75%

Economy

V, S, G, B, Q, N, T

50%

 
Flights eligible for Accrual
•  All International flights operated and marketed by Air Seychelles
•  All flights operated by Air Seychelles and marketed by Etihad Airways

Claim Missing Partner Miles
Please retain your tickets and boarding passes until such time your miles are credited to your account. If you do not receive the credits within six weeks, please advise the Etihad Guest Service Centre on +800 GUEST. Missing miles can be claimed up to 6 months from the date of travel. Requests for claiming missing miles will be accepted after 14 days of the date of travel.

Redeem Miles with Air Seychelles
To redeem miles for reward flights on Air Seychelles, members must contact the Etihad Guest Service Centre a minimum of 14 days prior to the intended date of travel. Rewards flight bookings will be confirmed subject to seat availability. Applicable taxes, surcharges and/or fees listed on the ticket will have to be paid at the time of ticket issuance.

Redemption Table 
 

Miles required for redemption*

Origin

Destination

Economy class return

Business class return

SEZ

AUH

36563

51831

SEZ

MRU

15456

30912

SEZ

JNB

32718

65436

SEZ

HKG

80556

161112

AUH

HKG

26145

52290

 

*The values in the table above are for return journeys
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Redeem Miles for an Upgrade with Air Seychelles
 

Miles required for an Upgrade*

Origin

Destination

Etihad Guest Miles

SEZ

AUH

33,333

SEZ

MRU

22,222

SEZ

JNB

40,000

SEZ

HKG

66,666

AUH

HKG

48,888

 
*The values in the table above are for one-way journey only.



Redeem Miles for an Excess Baggage on Air Seychelles flights


Etihad Guest members can redeem miles for an excess baggage on any Air Seychelles flights for only 889 miles per kilo.

Service benefits for Etihad Guest Silver, Gold and Gold Elite members on Air Seychelles flights

 

Etihad Guest Silver

Etihad Guest Gold

Etihad Guest Gold Elite

Tier Bonus

25%

50%

75%

Applicable additional class bonus for travel in Pearl Business Class

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Travel preferences recorded online

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Waitlist Priority

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Guaranteed Coral Economy Seat

If booked 48 hrs in advance

If booked 24 hrs in advance

If booked 12 hrs in advance

Guaranteed Pearl Business Seat

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If booked 48 hrs in advance

Upgrades using miles

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Instant Upgrades at the airport

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Lounge Access - Seychelles International Airport

Self

Self + guest

Self + guest

Excess Baggage Allowance

10kgs

15kgs

20kgs





Terms & Conditions

Earning Etihad Guest Miles with Air Seychelles
• Invalid booking classes for accrual -  Z, B, W, O, X, R
• Flights marketed by Air Seychelles and operated by a third-party carrier other than Air Seychelles or Etihad Airways
will not be eligible for Etihad Guest Miles accrual.
• Charter flights operated by Air Seychelles are not eligible for mileage accrual.
• Flights taken on Air Seychelles are eligible to earn Etihad Guest Tier Miles and therefore contribute to earning or maintaining your Etihad Guest Silver or Gold or Gold Elite Tier.

     
Redeeming Miles for tickets on Air Seychelles
• Award tickets are allowed for return journeys on confirmed basis only. 
• One-way awards are permitted at half the cost of the return award value.
• Upgrades are not permitted.
• Unaccompanied minor award tickets are not permitted.
• Children from 02-12 years of age will be charged the adult mileage value and must be booked in the same booking as the accompanying adult.
• Infant tickets will be charged at 10% of the adult mileage value.
• Flight awards are subject to seat availability which may limit the number of seats available for an award ticket.
• Miles can be redeemed on all International flights operated by Air Seychelles
• Domestic flights on Air Seychelles are not eligible for redemption.
• Award tickets are not valid on codeshare flights.
• A minimum of 14 days advance notice is required to book an award ticket.
• Award tickets on Air Seychelles are valid for a maximum period of 1 year from date of departure booked.
• Applicable taxes and surcharges will have to be paid at the time of ticket issuance.
• Award tickets are non-endorsable, non-transferable and non-refundable.
• Date changes are allowed free of charge.
• Name changes are not permitted.
• Ticketing time limit is as set by system upon confirmation of redemption seat booking.
• Redeeming miles for upgrades on partner flights are not permitted.
• All bookings are subject to the Air Seychelles General Conditions of Carriage.

Redeeming Miles for an Upgrade on Air Seychelles
- This benefit will be available to all Etihad Guest members.
- Upgrades are only applicable on flights marketed and operated by Air Seychelles.
- Upgrades can only be processed by Air Seychelles and you may contact (+248) 439 10 00 for further assistance.
- All Air Seychelles fares are eligible for upgrades using Etihad Guest Miles.
- Etihad Guest members will earn Etihad Guest Miles on the original fare purchased and not as per the upgraded cabin.
- All Business Class benefits will be applicable when upgrading using miles on any Air Seychelles flights.
- Return upgrades will be charged double the one-way value.

Redeeming Miles for Excess Baggage on Air Seychelles
- This benefit will be available to all Etihad Guest members.
- Excess Baggage redemptions are only applicable on flights marketed and operated by Air Seychelles.
- Excess Baggage redemptions can only be processed by Air Seychelles and you may contact (+248) 439 10 00 for further assistance.
- The request for excess baggage using miles on an Air Seychelles flight must be made at least 72 hours prior to departure.
- Etihad Guest members will be able to redeem miles for up to 20kgs of excess baggage on any Air Seychelles flights. 
- Etihad Guest members can use their miles to redeem excess baggage for any other person travelling on any Air Seychelles flights.

 

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