Abu Dhabi Airports to spend money on redeveloping Seychelles airport


State-owned Abu Dhabi Airports Co will spend money on redeveloping the worldwide airport at Mahe within the Seychelles because the Indian Ocean nation expands its aviation and tourism sectors, officers stated on Tuesday.


“Our goal is to assist to ship an up to date passenger terminal working to the very best worldwide requirements,” Abu Dhabi Airports chairman Ali Majed Al Mansoori informed reporters, with out giving particulars.


“Because the Seychelles grows in reputation as a vacation vacation spot for UAE vacationers and guests from all over the world, the necessity to sustain with the calls for and expectations of the journey market has by no means been extra necessary,” added Al Mansoori.


The Seychelles signed an settlement for the redevelopment with Abu Dhabi Airports and additional talks will determine specifics of the challenge, stated Joel Morgan, the Seychelles’ Minister for Overseas Affairs and Transport.


“Seychelles Worldwide Airport has the potential to ship a lot, rather more, and this MOU signifies that ADAC believes in us and the rising alternatives within the Seychelles,” stated Morgan,.


“This strategy as nicely will affirm to all our airline companions who’ve been flying to Seychelles, or who’ve lately introduced their intention to fly to Seychelles, that one thing extra is being achieved that may have the potential to positively praise their efforts.  For our nationwide service, Air Seychelles, this offers them with the chance to develop their product and vary of providers even additional,” he added.


Abu Dhabi has a lot of investments within the Seychelles; its service Etihad Airways owns a forty % stake in Air Seychelles whereas the Abu Dhabi Fund for Improvement and Abu Dhabi’s Masdar have invested in renewable power tasks there.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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