Air Seychelles has named a Seychellois national as the new chief executive starting July 1.
This forms part of the changes accompanying a transitional agreement between former majority owner Etihad Airways and the government of the island nation, the Ministry of Transport announced on Monday.
Sandy Benoiton will succeed Remco Althuis, who had been appointed as the chief executive of Seychelles’ national airline in September 2018.
Benoiton who is currently the airline’s chief operations officer until June 30, has been with Air Seychelles for more than two decades.
Also appointed is Tyrian Gendron as the new chief financial officer. He replaces Michael Berlouis as of July 1.
Air Seychelles, the national airline of Seychelles, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean, was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983.