Air India and Air Seychelles have signed a codeshare agreement, which will offer enhanced connectivity to travellers on their respective networks. Air India will place its AI code on Air Seychelles’ regional services between Mumbai and Seychelles and Johannesburg.
Air Seychelles will place its “HM” code on AI domestic services to eight cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Kochi, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Trivandrum and also on its international services between Mumbai and Bangkok.
AI chairman P S Kharola said: “India has a huge latent market for leisure travel owing to the burgeoning middle class and rising disposable incomes. As per government statistics, the Indian air market in 2017-18 carried 62 million international passengers and is poised to grow at 12.4%