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Fiji Airways To Start Suva-Sydney And Suva-Apia Services In May 2014

New services first outcome from Fiji Airways’ approved five-year strategic plan focusing on network growth and supporting Fiji tourism

Thursday 19 December, 2013: Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, has announced the introduction of two new direct international services from the Fijian capital Suva.

From May 2014, Fiji Airways will offer twice–weekly direct flights between Suva and Sydney, operated by its B737-700 aircraft, and between Suva and Apia, operated by Pacific Sun’s soon-to-arrive ATR 72 aircraft.
The direct services between Suva and Sydney will operate on Mondays and Friday, with a convenient midday departure from Suva, and an afternoon departure from Sydney.

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Stefan Pichler, Fiji Airways Managing Director and CEO stated: “We’re excited about the introduction of these two new services from May next year, as they will benefit residents, tourists and business travellers alike. This is the first outcome of the five-year strategic plan which our team has designed, and it has been approved by the Board of Directors. The new services are a clear demonstration of our desire to grow our network, assist Fijian tourism, and increase travel within the Pacific.”

“We’ve listened to our customers and stakeholders who have been asking for direct Sydney-Suva flights, and our team has been working very hard to create this new offering as part of our network. Sydney is obviously one of the biggest source markets for tourists to Fiji. Tourist regions such as Pacific Harbour, which is only about an hour away from the Suva airport, stand to benefit immediately from the direct Sydney-Suva services. Additionally it will make it easier for residents, former residents and business travellers to get to Suva quicker, rather than travelling via Nadi.”

The new introduction means Fiji Airways will offer three flights from Sydney to Fiji on Mondays and Fridays, with the two current flights to Nadi and the new direct Suva flight from May 2014.
The new schedule means a change to the Suva-Auckland services, allowing for a late evening Suva-Auckland service on Mondays and Fridays, and a morning Auckland-Nadi service on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The new schedule will improve connectivity with ferries and flights to the outer islands for passengers arriving from Auckland.

“The 8am departures from Auckland to Nadi two times a week mean New Zealanders will now be able to easily travel to the North and the outer islands, allowing them to enjoy the amazing beauty of these regions on the day they arrive,” says Mr Pichler.

The Suva-Apia services will operate late nights on Mondays and Fridays, while the return Apia-Suva flights will operate in the mornings of Tuesday and Saturday. This will now allow Apia passengers to connect on a Fiji Airways service to Auckland, Sydney, Brisbane or Nuku’alofa (Tonga) on the same day.

“We are happy to offer direct services between the two Pacific capitals using the brand new ATR 72 aircraft that Pacific Sun is acquiring. The demand for this service from the academic and business sector was an important factor in our decision to introduce this service.”

Pichler explained the strategy behind the expansion in Suva: “As Nadi is our traditional leisure hub, Suva will more and more grow into our business hub.” It is a dual hub strategy where there is one winner – our customers.

Fiji Airways will make further announcements on its five-year strategic plan early in the New Year.

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