The national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles, is set to launch a direct schelduled service between Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) on the island of Mahé and King Shaka International Airport (DUR) in Durban. Flights will commence on 30 March 2017. The airline will operate two flights per week on board an Airbus A320 in a two-cabin configuration between the two destinations. Durban will be Air Seychelles' second route in South Africa after OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg (five flights/week).
In addition to its organic network, Air Seychelles has a codeshare agreement with South African Airways offering guests one-stop connections from Seychelles to Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London and Durban through Johannesburg.