The Seychelles International Airport (SIA) is the main airport of the Seychelles Islands located on Mahe, a few minutes from the capital Victoria. It has two terminals – international terminal accommodating international flights and the domestic terminal which offers inter-island flights daily every hour from 5am to 11pm. Both terminals are located a short distance from each other, while the cargo terminal handles all international and domestic freights. Private helicopter and chartered flights also operate at the airport by Zil Air and Inter Island Development Company (IDC).
The airport is managed by the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) which is also the regulatory body for aviation in the Seychelles. Currently, the airport operates 14 scheduled flights daily with connections to Europe, Middle East, Africa and regional routes. There are also seasoned flights around the summer and winter periods with the busiest times around September to March.
The airport have been expanding its commercial portfolio since 2014 by introducing new destinations to its route networks and infrastructural developments to modernize and improve its services. To date, there are international brands operating at the airport blending with local brands to give a truly unique experience to travelling passengers and airport business operators alike. The commercial plans for the Seychelles International Airport continues to flourish with the introduction of its new brand aimed at boosting its marketable potential on the international arena.