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  • Published: 17:00 March 29, 2013
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FUEL SURCHARGES TO BE INTRODUCED TO EMIRATES SKYWARDS REWARD TICKETS

From March 31, fuel surcharges will be introduced to all Emirates Skywards reward tickets. Travellers can pay this surcharge with cash or Skywards Miles and it will be displayed as part of the taxes payable on reward ticket aligned to the surcharge applicable on commercial tickets. Until now, the surcharges have been excluded from Emirates Skywards reward tickets. For more information log on to skywards.com

AIR SEYCHELLES FLIES TO HONG KONG VIA ABU DHABI

Air Seychelles will now fly to Hong Kong via Abu Dhabi. The three weekly services on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday between the Seychelles and Hong Kong will be operated with equity and codeshare partner Etihad Airways. Travellers will remain on the same aircraft and keep the same seat for both legs of the journey, allowing a seamless journey through Abu Dhabi. The service will also offer travellers from Hong Kong and nearby southern China the added benefit of seamless onward connections at Abu Dhabi to more than 20 destinations on Etihad Airways’ Europe, Africa, the GCC and Middle East network. Flight HM86 will depart Seychelles at 3.40pm, and arrive in Hong Kong the next morning at 9.40am. On the return, flight HM087 departs Hong Kong at 6.55pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, arriving in Seychelles at 6.35am. For more information log on to airseychelles.com.

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