NEWS British Airways launches new route to the Seychelles from March 24 2018

From March 24 2018 customers will be able to fly direct from Heathrow Terminal 5 to the Seychelles, making British Airways the only airline offering a non-stop service from the UK.

Scattered across the Indian Ocean and famed as some of the most idyllic islands on the planet, flights will take to the skies twice-a-week from March to October and will be operated by the airline’s newest fleet of aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.  The Seychelles offers honeymooners, families and sun worshippers world famous beaches, crystal clear waters, easy island hopping and colourful coral reefs.

With flights taking off on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the route timetable is perfectly positioned for honeymooners and holidaymakers keen to immerse themselves in island-life for longer and book 10 night trips and extend their break.

Return fares start from £699 in World Traveller,  £999 in World Traveller Plus, £2499 in Club World and from £3499 for First, and are available to book now on ba.com.

 

Timetable:

Sector Day of week Departure time Arrival time
LHR to SEZ Wednesday and Saturday 17:50 07:00
SEZ to LHR Thursday and Sunday 09:00 16:20

 

Facts and stats:

  • The Seychelles is made up of 115 individual islands
  • The two largest islands are Mahé and Praslin
  • The most popular time of year to visit is May through to November
  • The average temperatures in May is 30 degrees
  • The time difference is GMT -4

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