Air Seychelles (Mahé) has announced the purchase of three Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft, in a deal which will see the island carrier renew its domestic fleet. The new aircraft will be used for services between Mahé and Praslin, as well as other islands in the archipelago, including Bird, Denis and Frégate.
All three aircraft deliveries are scheduled for mid-2015, with an option for earlier delivery if aircraft become available.The airline currently operates one DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 and three Series 300 aircraft.
Copyright Photo: Viking Air. Air Seychelles’ first Twin Otter Series 400, and the second Viking production aircraft, msn 846, waits on Viking ramp prior to customer delivery.
Video. Flying on the DHC-6 in the Seychelles from Praslin back to Mahe.