The rapid growth of Air Seychelles in the past two years has been assisted by SAA’s policy of developing OR Tambo International Airport as a hub by concentrating its services to other countries there.

As a result Air Seychelles, which is preparing to double its international network, will switch from evening to daylight departures and arrivals in Johannesburg in March and increase its services to the city by a third in order to offer more convenient connecting flights.

It will also increase flights at other airports.

Chief executive Cromer Ball said OR Tambo had “performed strongly”. – Audrey D’Angelo