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Minister for Transport Welcomes Emirates Airline’s New Flight Route Enhancing South-South Cooperation

The Minister for Transport, Mr. Antony Derjacques, has expressed his strong support for Emirates Airline's recent announcement to introduce four weekly flights between Dubai and Madagascar, with a stopover in Seychelles, commencing on September 3, 2024.

Minister Derjacques highlighted the significance of this new route, stating, "The introduction of these flights marks a substantial advancement in our efforts to boost trade, commerce, and tourism. This development is poised to enhance Seychelles' connectivity with key markets, fostering economic growth and cultural exchange."

The Minister further emphasized the importance of this initiative in the context of South-South cooperation in aviation. "By linking Seychelles with Dubai and Madagascar, we are not only enhancing our own strategic position but also strengthening the ties between developing nations. This cooperation is crucial for mutual growth and development, paving the way for more collaborative efforts in the future."

The new Emirates flight route is anticipated to position Seychelles as a pivotal travel and trade hub within the region, offering enhanced opportunities for business and tourism sectors.

The Ministry of Transport of Seychelles is dedicated to improving the nation's transport infrastructure and services, aiming for sustainable growth and development within the sector. Through strategic collaborations and innovative initiatives, the Ministry seeks to enhance connectivity and accessibility, benefiting both local communities and international visitors.

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