Solomons adds convenience flights

SOLOMON Airlines says it has developed new schedules for international flights from Honiara to Tarawa in Kiribati and Nadi in Fiji “to improve convenience and itinerary opportunities for business and leisure travellers”.
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Staff Reporter

Effective from March 30 this year, the airline's weekly Honiara to Tarawa flight IE720 - with connections from Brisbane - will change to a Monday departure (the service previously operated mid-week on Wednesdays) and IE721 will return on Tuesdays. 
 
Effective from April 1, flights from Honiara to Nadi will depart on Wednesdays (flight IE702/703 operated by Solomon Airlines Honiara-Port Vila-Nadi) and return on Thursdays. On Saturdays Solomon Airlines has flight IE704/705 a code-share service is operated by Fiji Airways Nadi-Honiara-Nadi direct.
 
Solomon Airlines CEO Brett Gebers said the revised schedules were in response to customers' needs and would allow travellers to Fiji a better mix of options now including both mid-week and weekend departures to Nadi.
 
Gebers said the re-timed Tarawa schedule with direct connections from Brisbane and now arriving on a Monday would allow for a fuller workday week in Kiribati.
 
Solomon Airlines has also confirmed an extension of joint services with Air Kiribati to June 30.
 
The airlines began services linking Brisbane with Tarawa via Honiara in August 2017
 
Solomon Airlines international services are operated by Airbus A320 aircraft.  The airline is preparing to take delivery of a new A320 later this month.

 

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