All information listed below is provided by Air Seychelles.
General Operational Information:
In order to operate to PRI, FSPP – aircraft must land at main international airport at SEZ, FSIA (visit our guide to Seychelles International airport available here).
Any handling request must be submitted well in advance to the following emails;
After handling is confirmed, kindly send application for permit to the following email for online applications;
Landing Application Forms and Overflight Forms can be found and downloaded on the Seychelles Country Page here.
The Civil Aviation Authority section on the Seychelles Country Page also includes all contact details – and further information on commercial operations requirements and private operations requirements.
You can also visit the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority website here.
Airport & Custom Hours:
All customs and immigration services must be done at SEZ, FSIA before operating to Praslin Airport.
Once permit is granted (see Slots & PPR below), all technical services and fuel uplift must be done at SEZ, FSIA before operating to Praslin Airport. Kindly note that once you operate to PRI, FSPP – no such services will be available there.
If you would like to inquire about any weight limitations or other aircraft restrictions, you are advised to contact the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority directly at email@example.com.
Slots & PPR:
Special permission must then be granted by airport authorities to land at PRI, FSPP. In order to receive such permission, request should be sent out to the following emails;
There are no peak hours at Praslin Airport – however kindly keep in mind the peak hours throughout the week at SEZ, FSIA –
- Morning – 0330-0730z
- Afternoon – 1130-1620z
During weekends, Seychelles International Airport is busy throughout the entire time.
At SEZ, FSIA, slots are a requirement. Applications for the overflight and landing approvals should be submitted 72 hours in advance.
Forms can be found and are available for download on the Seychelles Country Page.
Visas, Customs & Immigration:
European, United States and Russian nationalities do not require a visa. Entry permits will be issued by immigration at SEZ, FSIA before operating to Praslin Airport.
For more information on the visa requirements for Seychelles, kindly visit this website.
Furthermore, you can read more about our operations planning blog post on SEZ FSIA Seychelles International Airport. Slots, Ground Handling, Aircraft Services and more information on operating to Mahe Island, Seychelles.
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