Captain Robert Marie has confirmed that Seychelles International Airways will start operations next year linking Seychelles with non-stop direct flights to Europe and the Far East. After many years in the planning, the new airline from the mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles is said to be ready to take to the skies.
A budget of some US$20 million is said to be the cost for the first phase of this new private sector airline, and the Seychellois founder and CEO of the new Seychelles International Airways says that he has the right investor behind him.
Capt Marie has said that he has secured the services of Civil Air Operator Solutions (CAOS), an internationally-based team of management, pilots, engineers, regulatory, and commercial and financial consultants with expertise and a proven track record across the entire aviation industry.
The aircrafts for Seychelles International Airways are expected to be delivered by November this year to ensure that are ready to start operation by January next year. They are expecting to receive their Air Operation Certificate by December this year.
Capt. Robert Marie is expected to use Seychelles International Airport as his home base.