Direct Durban, Seychelles flights on the cards

2013-02-13 15:34

Durban - Air Seychelles may be launching direct flights to Durban's King Shaka International Airport soon. 

IOL reports that Mike Mabuyakhulu, KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development and Tourism, has said that negotiations with Air Seychelles have started. 

He said this during a visit to the Seychelles to strengthen economic ties and co-operation - particularly in tourism - with the popular island nation.

Revelations about the talks and plans for direct flights from the Seychelles comes weeks after Mabuyakhulu told a trade and media conference that negotiations were taking place with a number of airlines about direct flights between Durban and India.

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