Tag: Andre Viljoen

oneworld welcomes Fiji Airways as its 15th full member airline

oneworld, airline alliance, has announced that Fiji Airways is to become its 15th full member airline. Fiji Airways, the flag carrier of Fiji and the South Pacific, has been a presence in the oneworld alliance for the past five years as a oneworld connect partner. Fiji Airways’ transition to...

Fiji Airways takes delivery of new Airbus A350-900 XWB

Fiji Airways has today taken delivery of its newest Airbus A350-900XWB (A350) as part of a journey to modernise the National Carrier's fleet. Named the Island of Beqa, the brand new aircraft, is the third A350 to join the Fiji Airways fleet. It is considered the world leader in long-range flights...

Fiji Airways Announce Direct Canberra Service

Fiji Airways Announce Direct Canberra Service

Fiji Airways has today announced the launch of a new direct flight route between Canberra, Australia and Nadi, Fiji, commencing in July 2023. The new route will operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays from July 21st to the end of September, and three times a week from October onwards. Th...

The most common misconceptions about aircraft safety

Over the years, there have been many myths and misconceptions about the safety of air travel. From toilet waste being discarded mid-air to where the safest seats are on board, André Viljoen, former commercial airline pilot and logistics manager at component supply specialist Artemis Aerospace, sett...

Fiji Airways Secures Government Support Necessary for Survival

Fiji Airways Secures Government Support Necessary for Survival

Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, has today announced that it has secured vital support from the Fijian Government, in the form of sovereign guarantees to support urgent financing actions required to tide the company through the COVID-19 crisis, and the expected slow ramp up of travel demand...

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