Seychelles is a republic, consisting of an archipelago of some 115 islands, scattered across the western Indian Ocean, northeast of the island of Madagascar. The total land area is 454 sq km (175 sq mi)

Latest updates

Country aircraft registration code = S7

03 Dec 2017

Orion Air was founded in 2004 & ceased operations in 2008 [added]

02 Dec 2017

Seychelles Airlines was founded by local businessmen & intended to launch in Jun2014 but AOC refused initially but still plans to start in 2018 [update]

13 Mar 2015

Seychelles Airlines: status changed back from 'Began? to 'Planned' although it is likely to have to change the name due to legal implications update

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Air Mahe   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1972 - 1977
Airline Code : HM : ---
Genealogy : Inter Island Airways + Air Mahe =>Seychelles Airlines >Air Seychelles
Comments : Air Seychelles was established by the Seychelles government on 15Sep1977, by the merger of Air Mahé & Inter-Island Airways, as Seychelles Airlines
Air Seychelles  last update: 03Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1979 - date
Airline Code : HM : SEY
Genealogy : Inter Island Airways + Air Mahe =>Seychelles Airlines >Air Seychelles
Comments : Air Seychelles was established & started operations by the Government on 15Sep1977, by the merger of Air Mahé & Inter-Island Airways, as Seychelles Airlines (The national airline of Seychelles provides international services to Europe, Africa and the Middle East, together with inter-island services within the Seychelles)
Helicopter Seychelles   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
IDC Aircraft (Island Development Corporation)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Inter Island Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1976* - 1977
Airline Code : QA : ---
Genealogy : Inter Island Airways + Air Mahe =>Seychelles Airlines >Air Seychelles
Comments : Inter Island Airways was founded in 1976
LAS (Lignes Aerienne Seychelles)  last update: 03Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 1987*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : LAS (Lignes Aerienne Seychelles) was a charter airline based on Mahé in Seychelles. The airline was formed in 1986 by Christopher Hurndall, in collaboration with Paul Lewis, and it began operating charter flights in Dec1986 with a B.707. The airline's destinations included Gaborone (Botswana_, Lilongwe (Malawi), Perth (Australia) and Singapore
Orion Air  added: 03Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ORI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Orion Air was founded in 2004 & ceased operations in 2008
Seychelles Airlines (i)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1977* - 1979
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Inter Island Airways + Air Mahe =>Seychelles Airlines >Air Seychelles
Comments : Air Seychelles was established by the Seychelles government on 15Sep1977, by the merger of Air Mahé & Inter-Island Airways, as Seychelles Airlines
Seychelles Airlines (ii)  last update: 02Dec2017
Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : SCH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Seychelles Airlines was founded by local businessmen & intended to launch in Jun2014 using two B767-300s. AOC refused initially but still plans to start in 2018
Seychelles International Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982 - 1986
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
SKAT (Seychelles-Kilimanjaro Air Transport)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1952* - 1968*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Trans Oceanic Lines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1966)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
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