Tag: Fiji

Solomon Airlines extends suspension of international flights to 31 August

Following consultation with the Solomon Islands Government, Solomon Airlines has announced that regular scheduled international passenger flights will now be suspended until 31 August, 2020. Brett Gebers, CEO of Solomon Airlines said the airline would continue to take advice from the Solomon Isl...

Fiji Airways interested in moving to a self-handling model, report claims

Fiji Airways interested in moving to a self-handling model, report claims

Fiji Airways is reportedly interesting in self-handling and carrying out its own catering at Nadi International Airport, a report claims. The Fiji Sun says the disclosure was made by a senior minister during a session at Parliament of the Republic Fiji . The airline’s ground handling is cur...

Korean Air launches four new routes, suspends Fiji connection

Korean Air launches four new routes, suspends Fiji connection

Korean Air will launch four new routes in the remaining part of the year - three in cities in China and one in the Philippines. The airline will also increase its frequency of the Incheon~Delhi and Incheon~Beijing routes to meet demand but will suspend the Incheon~Nadi (Fiji) operation. The ...

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two A350-900s will be leased from Dubai based DAE Capital, making Fiji Airways the newest operator and DAE Capital the latest customer. With its common type rating with the A330 Family, ...

Fiji Airways crossed F$1 billion revenue mark in 2018

Fiji Airways crossed F$1 billion revenue mark in 2018

The Fiji Airways Group recorded a steady revenue growth of F$90.7 million (US$42 million) - totalling just over F$1 billion - and pre-tax profits of $55 million for the financial year ending 31 December, 2018. Profits were down 42 per cent on the previous financial Year, as a result of rising ...

Fiji Airways leases Boeing 737-800 to cover grounding of Max 8

Fiji Airways leases Boeing 737-800 to cover grounding of Max 8

Fiji Airways has leased a Boeing 737-800 aircraft from Miami Air to cover some of its schedules due to the temporary grounding of its two Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. The chartered Miami Air aircraft will operate some flights on behalf of Fiji Airways between Nadi and Auckland, Apia, Christchurch...

Qantas launches new Sydney-Fiji B737 route

Qantas launches new Sydney-Fiji B737 route

Qantas has launched a new Boeing 737 route from Sydney to Fuji to meet growing demand to the Pacific island. From 31 March 2019, the direct service will operate four times per week to Nadi, the country’s main gateway. The flights add to Jetstar’s direct services which also operate four tim...

Fiji Airways receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8

Fiji Airways receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8

Boeing has delivered the first 737 MAX 8 for Fiji Airways which it will use to expand its operations and it is the first of eight of the aircraft type it will receive. Fiji Airways managing director and chief executive officer, Andre Viljoen said: "We are thrilled to take delivery of our very fir...

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