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Fiji Airways? No Drama But Lots Of Good Karma

Yesterday I had a flight with Fiji Airways from Nadi, Fiji to Port Vila, Vanuatu but our plane was not able to land at our destination after a two and
12 May 2017 10:06
Fiji Airways? No Drama But Lots Of Good Karma
Christopher Krause with fellow passenger and new friend on board his Fiji Airways flight to Port Vila and back.

Yesterday I had a flight with Fiji Airways from Nadi, Fiji to Port Vila, Vanuatu but our plane was not able to land at our destination after a two and a half hour flight due to heavy clouds and rain. We ended up flying back to our original destination, adding another two and half hours to our journey.

No one yelled throughout the five- hour ordeal. No one got irate! No one acted unreasonable and the flight staff and the captain were amazing in their jobs under the circumstances. We were provided drinks and meals in both directions and well taken care of the entire time.

No one was happy about what happened but everyone behaved as decent human beings should behave. In fact, I gained a new friend out of the fiasco.

The woman next to me and I were able to make a good conversation out of it all.

The airline got us through emigration and customs quickly and transported us to a resort which they are paying for (That is above and beyond! Usually with weather related problems, airlines take no responsibility!) and they are paying for breakfast in the morning.

I feel confident that they will get us to our destination as quickly as is safely possible. With all of the crazy viral airline stories that I’ve seen in the last little bit, I felt I should share a good airline story.

Hopefully it brings good karma and I get to my destination today.

Please click on the “share” button to let others know that airlines are not evil!

Feedback:  ivamere.nataro@fijisun.com.fj



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