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Fiji Airways Returns to the Skies on December 1

Fiji Airways has announced a return to commercial flying for fully vaccinated international travellers from December 1, 2021. The airline has scheduled a number of daily flights and weekly flights
13 Oct 2021 10:45
Fiji Airways Returns to the Skies on December 1
Fiji Airways Airbus A350-900 XWB.

Fiji Airways has announced a return to commercial flying for fully vaccinated international travellers from December 1, 2021.

The airline has scheduled a number of daily flights and weekly flights between Fiji and its major tourism destination markets, with the first commercial flight from Australia to Fiji since March 2020 scheduled to depart Sydney on the morning of the December 1.

From December 1, Fiji Airways will launch 14 flights a week between Nadi and Sydney on its brand new Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, with daily flights to Melbourne and Brisbane also scheduled to resume.

 

The airline will operate daily A350 flights to Los Angeles, five flights a week from San Francisco on its A330 aircraft, and two flights a week from Honolulu utilising the Boeing 737 MAX.

Daily flights are also scheduled to/from Auckland, with three flights aweek to Christchurch and two flights a week to Wellington on a mix of Airbus A330 and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Hong Kong will see three flights a week, while there will be two weekly flights to Singapore and Tokyo-Narita on the Airbus A330 aircraft.

 

Fiji Airways will adjust its planned schedules accordingly if certain states or destinations remain closed for international travel on 1st December.

Visitors to Fiji will enjoy a well-deserved holiday in one of the world’s first fully vaccinated tourist destinations, with the country on track to have the entire working population vaccinated by November.

Award-winning Fiji Airways, with its two distinct achievements for COVID-safety and wellness, is offering exclusive package holidays for visitors to the country with luxury resorts at prices up to 45 per cent more affordable than 2019 rates.

 

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama announced the travel framework which would allow Fiji to reopen its borders to tourists from December 1.

 

Fiji Airways scheduled flights rates from December 1.

Fiji Airways scheduled flights rates from December 1.

Travel Framework
All arriving travellers must be fully vaccinated, present evidence of a 72- hour negative RT-PCR test prior to boarding and complete an additional rapid test at their pre-booked resort or hotel upon arrival before commencing their holiday quarantine free.

Fiji Airways managing director and chief executive officer Andre Viljoen said: “After almost two years of no tourism, we are more than ready to safely welcome back international travellers from December 1 and greet them with our famous Fijian hospitality.

“Fiji’s entire tourism industry has been waiting for this,” he said.

 

“Equally, we know that our fellow Fijians are eager to travel abroad for leisure, business and to meet family and friends.

“We cannot wait to safely transport them around our international network as soon as they are able to, subject to the entry requirements of the destination country.”

“Fiji is a pioneer of COVID-safe international travel and Fiji Airways is the only airline in the Australia- Pacific region to achieve a Skytrax 5-Star COVID Safety rating as well as the highest Hospital Grade “Diamond” certification by APEX Health and Safety powered by Simpliflying,” added Mr Viljoen.

 

FIJI’S INITIAL TRAVEL PARTNER COUNTRIESREMONY
– Australia,
– New Zealand,
– United States of America,
– United Kingdom,
– United Arab Emirates,
– Canada,
– Qatar,
– Germany,
– Spain,
– France,
– Republic of Korea,
– Japan,
–  Singapore,
– Switzerland,
– and most Pacific Island countries and territories

 

For more information and to view the full flight schedule and all package deals please visit: https://www.fijiairways.com

 

Feedback: maraia.vula@fijisun.com.fj



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