Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher to fly higher with the brand new Airbus A320neo

Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher to fly higher with the brand new Airbus A320neo

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The iconic Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher spreads its wings wider because the Seychelles’ national carrier; name its new acquisition following this rare endemic species.

It was a proud moment for the country as Air Seychelles welcomed the Airbus A320neo on Friday August 2nd 2019 with ceremonial water canon salute, rendering it the initial airline in the Indian Africa and Ocean to use the aircraft.

Talking concerning the procurement of the brand new aircraft Principal Secretary for Civil Aviation, Marine and ports, Alan Renaud mentioned a symbolic of a fresh era.

The Principal Secretary was present at the inaugural ceremony alongside high government officials, Air Seychelles management Airbus and team representatives.

Principal Secretary Renaud mentioned that the aircraft is fuel-efficient one further, that will allow Air Seychelles to save lots of on both operating and fuel prices, along with helping the country in its efforts for sustainability.

He further mentioned that the Airbus A320neo’s fuel efficiencies mirrors national ambitions for support and sustainability for a greener future. Therefore, showing the planet the way the Seychelles&rsquo far; dedication to the surroundings goes.

“The paradise flycatchers needs us, plus they are needed by us. “Veuve” is meaningful in another sense – the paradise flycatcher is really a delicate bird, critically endangered once, today with another that’s brighter because we chose but, as a nation, as citizens, as a grouped family, with this friends, to nurture its survival,” said the main Secretary for Civil Aviation, Marine and ports in his speech.

Commenting on the brand new addition to the new air Seychelles fleet, Mrs. Sherin Francis Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) stated that the symbolism of the name behind the plane isn’t only a pride for Seychelles also for the conservation ideologies, the destination defends with vehemence.


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“This is a pleasure for STB to be there at this type of memorable event for the partners. We are able to only applaud our partners because of their consistency and effort to help make the ongoing company prosper amidst adversity.

This new plane may be the beginning of a fresh chapter in Air Seychelles history. It offers us more confidence to keep our great promotion work of the destination,” said Mrs. Francis.

“The arrival of “Veuve” definitely marks the beginning of a fresh chapter in the development of the national airline, the upsurge in seat capacity on the aircraft will enable Air Seychelles to keep delivering a substantial contribution towards both growth of tourism and the Seychelles economy.” said the main Secretary for Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alan Renaud.

The aircraft, named “Veuve” following the endangered bird referred to as the Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher commonly, is really a symbol of prosperity and expect the Seychelles.

monday August 12

On, 2019, Air Seychelles’ completely new Airbus A320neo aircraft operated its official flight between Seychelles and the administrative centre of Gauteng, Johannesburg, between the passengers because of this favourable occasion was Ms. Jenifer Sinon STB Deputy LEADER.

Author: George Taylor

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