Air Seychelles COVID-19 safety policies

See the protective measures Air Seychelles have introduced at the airport and onboard flights during COVID-19 to maximise customer safety during the pandemic. Find out what it is like travelling with Air Seychelles during COVID-19 by reading their guidance and policies.

The information is taken from Air Seychelles website which can be viewed HERE

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Air Seychelles COVID-19 safety policies

Air Seychelles COVID-19 policies

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At the Airport

Face mask

It is a mandatory requirement for each passenger entering the airport terminal to wear their own mask and primarily undergo a temperature check before proceeding to the check-in counters.

Health form

Note it is a mandatory requirement to complete the Health Self-Assessment Form within 24 hours before arriving at the airport when travelling with Air Seychelles.
A negative COVID-19 PCR certificate from an accredited laboratory must be taken maximum of 72 hours before departure when travelling to the Seychelles.


Floor markations are clearly shown within the check-in areas.
Please arrive at the airport at least 4 hours prior to departure.


Priority and pre-boarding options are still available to passengers.
To avoid physical contact with the cabin crew members, passengers must only display their boarding passes to the cabin crew team for verification when boarding the aircraft.

Air Seychelles lounge

The Air Seychelles Salon Vallée de Mai Premium Lounge is open however with a limited product offering to ensure appropriate hygienic and safety requirements of the authorities.
Onboard the flight

In the cabin

Passengers will need to handle and stow their own hand luggage in the overhead compartments.
Passengers should remain seated where necessary and moving around the cabin is not permitted.

Meals & beverages

To ensure the comfort and wellbeing of the passengers and to limit the contact between crew members, Air Seychelles is offering a reduced food and beverage service on all flights.
As a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19 to mitigate close contact between passengers and crew members Air Seychelles will not be serving alcohol on its flights.

Face mask

Passengers will be allowed to remove their mask for consumption of food and beverage throughout the flight.
Passengers are encouraged to follow good Respiratory etiquette - Ensure face mask is being worn at all times. Cover the mouth and nose with a paper towel cover or a flexed elbow when sneezing or coughing, even when wearing the mask.

On the aircraft

Staff utilise full PPE onboard and will be conducting more regular checks and sanitisation of washrooms areas and aircraft touchpoints.
All aircraft are professionally cleaned and disinfected on a daily basis. Careful cleaning is applied to all commonly used surfaces such as armrests, backrests, meal tray tables, seat belt latches, overhead bin handles, galleys and toilets.
Cabin disinfections are being performed in accordance with local and international recommendations.

General advisory

Upon landing, passengers will need to adhere to the disembarkation instructions as advised by the cabin crew and observe the health and safety measures set by the authorities at the country of destination.
When you land, please keep your face mask on until you have left the airport terminal.
Try to maintain social distancing as you pass through the airport and at the baggage belt if you are collecting a bag.
If you are travelling to the Seychelles as your final destination please visit to submit the mandatory Health Travel Authorization prior to entering the country.


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