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CLIENT STORY

Air Seychelles: Assistance for strategic turnaround

The challenge

Air Seychelles appointed our aviation team to support its strategic turnaround, including the delivery of a detailed implementation plan with a commercial and operational focus.

As the national flag carrier, Air Seychelles serves the national interest. But it also needs to operate in an economically rational manner in a context of significant airline seat capacity overwhelming a limited amount of bedstock.

Our approach

We worked closely with the airline management and the local teams to deliver change in the areas of commercial, operations, HR, procurement and product.  

The main part of our operational focus was the airport experience, including seamless and rapid transfers to and from domestic turboprop operations.

The results

The diagnostic review highlighted up to US$17m of potential profit improvement initiatives that include cost reduction opportunities of US$2.3m.

We focused on airport operations, which were critical as the airline serves as the handler for themselves as well as all tourists entering the country. We not only identified opportunities for improvements but set up and carried out ‘train the trainer’ programmes to enhance the customer experience in a cost-effective manner.

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