Addis Ababa launches flights to Seychelles

Ethiopian Airlines is launching direct flights from Addis Ababa to Mahé in the Republic of Seychelles on 1 April.

The service will operate four times a week between Addis Ababa and Seychelles International Airport on Mahé, the largest Seychelles island and home to capital Victoria.

The flight departs Addis Ababa on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 10.10, landing in Mahé at 15.25. The return flight leaves the Seychelles the same day, at 16.25, and lands in Addis Ababa at 19.40.

The Republic of Seychelles comprises 115 islands in the Western Indian Ocean, and is noted for its coral reefs and ecotourism.

Ethiopian Airlines was founded in 1946 and Mahé will become the carrier's 65th destination.