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Another US Drone Crash In Seychelles

Wednesday marked the latest in a series of nondescript drone crashes for the United States in the Seychelles. The last crash was recorded in December just after a recent “mechanical” error. In all cases the drone aircraft ended up in the Indian Ocean. This time the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) commented: “It touched down…

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Star Alliance Flight Options To Seychelles

Recent airline news has altered future award redemption options to the Seychelles. In this post, I’ll cover ways to get to the Seychelles using Star Alliance members or member partners. Additional Star Alliance award flights to the Seychelles will open up with the recent news (via Lucky) that Ethiopian Airlines will join Star Alliance. Back…

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Seychelles In The News – Crash At Seychelles Airport + China Sets Up Military Base

The Seychelles has certainly had it’s week in the spotlight. From the looks of it a James Bond movie could be headed to the Seychelles. Drone Crash At Seychelles Airport Earlier this week and un-manned US drone crashed landed at the Seychelles International Airport on Mahe. The Drone was reported to be monitoring piracy off the East…

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How Delta Is Handling Award Reservations Booked On Air Seychelles Code Share Flight

As I reported here, Air Seychelles announced they will terminate their 767 flight from Paris to Mahe in March of 2012. This is unfortunate news to many people who have booked the Air Seychelles code share flight with Air France through Delta SkyMiles. My good friend has an award ticket on the Air Seychelles Paris…

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Air Seychelles Will Terminate Flights To Europe But There Are Other SkyTeam Options

Air Seychelles has recently announced it will terminate their flights to and from Europe. This is a result of their restructuring of its international route network. This is surprising because the flight from Paris is their second highest volume in terms of passenger traffic. This means you will no longer be able to redeem SkyMiles…

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Seychelles, Mauritius and Paris Airline Trip Report

This spring we had the opportunity to redeem airline miles for a trip to the Seychelles, Mauritius, and Paris. A once in a lifetime opportunity. It was all possible by effective use of stopovers and open jaws. Trip Intenerary 1) Hilton Seychelles – Mahe, Seychelles 2) Grand Mauritian Resort & Spa – Turtle Bay, Mauritius…

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