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Cargo And Freight Information

Fiji Airways provides a freight service to deliver fragile and perishable air cargo goods.

General Cargo

We carry a variety of general  air cargo products including computer equipment, printed matter, machinery and electrical equipment.

Perishable Goods

We provide special handling for perishable goods such as fresh meat, seafood, fruit and vegetables, flowers and medicines, meeting the needs of Fiji producers who service the growth markets of Japan, Australia, New Zealand, US and Europe. Our freight handlers provide freezer and cool-room facilities to ensure perishable consignments are maintained in optimum conditions.

Live Animals

We assist with the carriage of live animals, including commercial livestock, prime breeding stock, valuable zoological species and domestic pets. Our trained staff will provide you with information on regulations to assist with the carriage of live animals. Please refer to the Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) for more information.

Note: no live animal uplift is permitted from any of the domestic ports and regional ports on our Twin Otter and ATR

Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods including chemicals, compressed gases, flammable liquids and poisons can be carried under special conditions of acceptance, packaging and labeling to comply with International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations. Our staff undergo extensive dangerous goods training using approved Civil Aviation Authority approved courses.

Valuable and Vulnerable

Cargo Delicate goods such as antiques, glassware and optical and medical instruments are treated with the greatest of care. High value cargo such as gold bullion, precious metals and works of art are held in special vaults to ensure maximum security.

Freight rates

To obtain freight rates for the air cargo services with Fiji Airways, you can contact your nearest Fiji Airways freight office or an IATA freight agent.

Fiji Customs clearance

Fiji Customs are located at Nadi and Suva airports and their hours of operation are:

Monday – Thursday: 8.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Friday: 8.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Nadi

Goods are held at Air Terminal Services at the airport under customs control. Uncleared goods are removed to the customs bond after one month and subsequently auctioned.

Suva

Goods are stored under customs control for one month at IATA forwarders' warehouses. Uncleared goods are removed to the Fiji Customs’ warehouse after one month and subsequently auctioned.

Clearance of goods can be cleared by the consignee or customs agent at the locations above.

Related Information

You may also be interested in the following information:

Flight Schedules
Flight Status - Departures and Arrivals
Airport Weather
Travel Alerts
Baggage Allowances
Oversized Baggage, Excess Baggage And Charges
Special Travel Needs
Dangerous Goods
Duty Free Rules
Our Fleet

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