175 passengers are already enjoying the beauty of the islands. The second charter flight to the main island of Mahé in February is already fully booked.

Direct flights from Bulgaria to the Seychelles will start in January 2022

Early this morning, the first live flight from Bulgaria to the Seychelles with 175 passengers on board landed at the capital’s Victoria International Airport. They were welcomed by representatives of the Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, tour operators and representatives of hotel chains.

the flight is operated by Bulgaria Airwith the help of the greatest Seychelles tour operator 7Souththeir Bulgarian tour operator partners – Planet To travel Center, Luxutour, Marble Tours, exotic holidaysas well as with the active support of the Honorary Consulate General of the Republic of Seychelles in Bulgaria.

On departure, at Sofia airport, passengers were met by Mr. Maxim Behar, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Seychelles in Bulgariaand received from him a special membership card for the club The friends of Seychelles in Bulgaria.

A dream I’ve been working on for 18 years has finally come true. You are traveling to the most beautiful destination in the world. Enjoy your vacation, the beaches, the wonderful people there. Take pictures, experiment, share, and I know you will come back as true friends of the Seychelles“, said Mr. Maxim Behar.

We are actively working to double routes from Sofia, including direct services to exotic destinations such as the Seychelles and the Maldives. Sofia Airport is more than a runway and terminals, we strive to promote the destination of Bulgaria and expand the flight network daily,” said Jesus Caballero, CEO of SOF Connect.

“I’ll never forget the day in May last year when Maxim called me and said ‘It’s time for a live flight, finally, let’s get started!’ And now it’s a fact! For both countries, this is a historic event, with Mr. Maxim Behar, to whom I sincerely thank, we have put a lot of effort, found the right partners to be able to open this door to friendship, to new relations between our countries, and I hope that from now on we will have regular flights between the two countries”, said Anna-Butler Payette, CEO of 7South.

The second charter flight to the Seychelles is already full. It takes off from Sofia on February 25. The exotic country has become increasingly popular with Bulgarians, who will now be able to to travel much easier there. They are only allowed with a negative PCR test, with no quarantine requirement.

Dates of the second live flight at Seychelles:

❖ February 25, 2022 – March 6, 2022

More flight information:

Sofia – Djibouti 19:40 – 02:00 (+1)

Djibouti – Mahe 02:40 – 07:00

Mahe – Djibouti 21:00 – 23:10

Djibouti – Sofia 23:50 – 04:35 (+1)

For more information or questions, please contact the Consulate General of the Republic of Seychelles in Sofia by email at consul@seychelles.bg or by phone +359 888 50 31 13.

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