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Works continue at Nadi Airport during the holiday season

Modernisation underway for festive days as there is a lot of critical work to be done   Work on the modernisation of the Nadi International Airport terminal will continue through
23 Dec 2015 12:45
Works continue at Nadi Airport during the  holiday season
Exterior of the arrival concourse will also face an upgrade at the Nadi International Airport. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA

Modernisation underway for festive days as there is a lot of critical work to be done

 

Work on the modernisation of the Nadi International Airport terminal will continue through the holidays.

Airports Fiji Limited executive chairman, Faiz Khan said there would be critical work undertaken by the contractors during the festive season.

“We continue to work every day and we don’t shut down work during the 365 days,” he said.

“We are into the festive season and our contractors would continue to do critical works. We are about 55 percent complete on the whole project.

“This is to ensure that we continue to provide important services as 98 percent of the passengers come in and out of Nadi International airport with two million passengers processed in a yearly basis.”

He said 2016 was going to be a challenging year as the company wants to finish the terminal modernisation project somewhere around mid June or July.

“What you have seen are the step by step opening up areas in various stages. There are some parts of development and operational of the airport where we do bits and pieces and open it up. That’s the greatest challenge.”

 

More Presence

Mr Khan reiterated the importance to have more presence during peak seasons.

“We always increase the number of the staff when the number of passengers goes up. This is one of the peak periods we experience as a lot of Fijians return home and tourists as well,” he said.

“A lot of presence of the staff during the construction phase is normal as possible.”



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