Indian Ocean carrier Air Seychelles will drop its remaining long-haul route as it increasingly focuses on serving regional destinations. The airline said March 1 that it would end service to Abu Dhabi on May 11. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways holds a 40% stake in Air Seychelles. “In the past year the route has delivered low passenger numbers and we have even noticed weaker travel demand from the UAE, Europe and Asia connecting with the route, making it not a viable ongoing commercial ...

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