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Appointment of the Chief Executive Officer and New Board of the Air Seychelles Company Limited

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The Office of the President has today announced the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer and the new Board of the Air Seychelles Company Limited.

Capt Sandy Benoiton who was discharging the role of Acting CEO since 1st July, 2021, has now been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Air Seychelles Company Ltd, effective from the 1st August, 2023.

Capt. Sandy Benoiton

The new Board of Directors has been appointed for a 2-year period, effective from 27th July, 2023.

Mr Egbert Laurence is the Acting Chairperson.

The other Board Members are:
  • Ms Daphne Hoareau
  • Ms Irene Croisée
  • Mr Paul Lebon
About Air Seychelles

The Seychelles national carrier has been flying for over 45 years. Wholly owned by the Government of Seychelles, the carrier operates regionally from its home in Mahe to Tel Aviv, Johannesburg, Mumbai, Colombo and Mauritius with state of the art Airbus A320neo’s. Domestically the carrier operates up to 30 roundtrips a day to Praslin, the second largest island in the archipelago, along with various charters to other islands on its twin-otter fleet.

In 2022, Air Seychelles managed to retain the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the 29th edition of the World Travel Awards as well as, ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Business Class’, ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Cabin Crew’ and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Lounge.’

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