Fiji Airways

Robert Oliver is new Fiji Airways Celebrity Chef and Culinary Ambassador

The world-renowned chef, author, and TV presenter will work with Fiji Airways to develop menus for customers to enjoy both on-board (Economy and Business class) and in its brand new lounge currently under construction at Fiji’s Nadi International Airport.

Fiji Airways and Solomon Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

The codeshare, which comes into effect on September 30th 2017 will see both airlines place their respective ‘FJ’ and ‘IE’ codes on each other’s flights between Nadi and Honiara.

Guests of Solomon Airlines can expect convenient travel and transfer onto Fiji Airways’ network through its Nadi hub to North America, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.

Fiji Airways: Nadi-SFO selling well with good forward intakes

Fiji Airways Executive general manager Corporate, Shaenaz Voss, said they had anticipated this given the large demographic of Fijians and other Pacific islanders in the area (San Francisco).                     

“Our inaugural flights to and from San Francisco are showing good loads and we continue to see healthy booking trends,” she said.

Fiji Sun reports Fiji Airways has planned a special send-off event for passengers onboard the inaugural flights on both the Nadi and San Francisco ends.                       

Fiji, Jetstar join forces opening up opportunities in SE Asia for Pacific travellers

The new commercial agreement between the Fijian and the Jetstar Group of branded airlines including Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan and Jetstar Pacific will connect Fiji Airways’ newly launched Singapore to Nadi route, with more than 21 destinations on Jetstar’s network from Singapore, including the Philippines.

Fiji Airways commenced twice-weekly direct flights to Singapore on April, creating the first ever direct flights between Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. 

Direct flights to the South Pacific now taking off from Changi on Fiji Airways

The Straits Times reports a total of 100 Singaporeans boarded the inaugural flight to Fiji at 10pm, while 170 Fijians had arrived here earlier in the morning. The flight from Changi had been delayed by 11 hours due to typhoon and flood warnings in Fiji. Nonetheless, passengers were unfazed.

“Fiji is a great location for holiday makers, and I'm looking forward to a week of relaxing on the beach and enjoying the sun,” said sales manager Dyana Chua, who boarded the inaugural flight with a friend.

Fiji Airways new flight to Vavaʻu lands at Lupepauʻu International Airport

But according to Kaniva News, the airline made a change after it considered the low record of passengers coming to Vava’u at this time of the year so it included Nukuʻalofa in its Vava’u’s flightpath.

Hundreds turned up to the Lupepau’u Airport to welcome the arrival of the aircraft yesterday.

Tonga's Vava'u get all clear for international airport

This follows a request from the subsidiary of Fiji Airways to include Vava'u as a destination.

The Tonga government says arrangements for the flight are accommodated by a 2008 Memorandum of Understanding for Air Services between Tonga and Fiji.

Fiji Link plans to fly in an ATR 72-600 aircraft twice a week.

Fiji Airways to operate twice-weekly flights from Nadi to Vava’u, Tonga

Fiji Airways Managing Director and CEO, Andre Viljoen stated, “The new route offers a seamless addition to Fiji Airways’ South Pacific network. The Tongan culture is guided by values that are rooted in family and respect; visitors are treated more like family than tourists. This ethos is aligned with Fiji Airways mission – just as we welcome you to our home when you step on board, Tongans welcome you to their tropical paradise when you arrive.”

New Fiji Airways San Francisco Service Boosts Nadi As Hub: A-G

Andre Viljoen, the airline’s managing director and CEO, announced in Suva yesterday that starting in June Fiji Airways would start seasonal flights –  June, July, August, September 2016 – 2018.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said the new service would provide a number of feeds.

Fiji Airways drops three places in world listing

FBC News reports that last year the airline was ranked 97th in the world.

The result was announced after airline customers voted in the world's largest airline passenger satisfaction global survey.

The World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice awards.

The top five airlines in the world this year are Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Turkish Airlines and Emirates.