Fiji Airways is now flying directly to Canberra

Fiji Airways is now flying directly to Canberra

By Alipate Narawa
Friday 21/07/2023
[Image: Fiji Airways]

Fiji Airways is now flying directly to Australia’s Capital as Canberra has become the newest to join Fiji Airways’ comprehensive network of direct international destinations with the inaugural flight departing Nadi this morning.

The National Airline now offers twice weekly flights, marking an exciting development for both countries, strengthening tourism, trade, people to people connections, government relations, and cargo transportation.

Company Managing Director and CEO Andre Viljoen says with its world-renowned hospitality and award-winning service, Fiji Airways is set to deliver an Exceptional Fijian Experience to guests flying between these two vibrant destinations.

Viljoen says this direct service will provide customers with enhanced connectivity and convenience, offering seamless access to the stunning islands of Fiji and the capital city of Australia.

He further says they will also open up a new transit point for the people of Canberra to travel onwards to other parts of the world.

The CEO says they are thrilled with this new service which further establishes our presence in the Australian market.

He further says it will undoubtedly boost the tourism industry in both countries, opening up opportunities for people to explore the diverse cultures, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality that Fiji has to offer.

Viljoen says the direct flight offers a seamless transport link for the exchange of goods and services, enabling businesses to expand their markets and explore new trade opportunities.

He further says this will strengthen trade flows, benefiting businesses engaged in import and export activities, and further promoting economic collaboration.

The CEO says Fiji Airways is the first to re-commence international flights to and from Canberra after the COVID-19 pandemic - a clear indication that they are setting the pace in the region; and one of the reasons they have been named the SKYTRAX Best Airline and Staff in Australia and the Pacific.

He further says with the commencement of their twice weekly flights to Canberra, the National Airline now provides a comprehensive network of services to Australia with flights to all major cities, including; 14 to 18 weekly flights to Sydney, 10 weekly flights to Melbourne, 8 weekly flights to Brisbane and 2 to Adelaide.

Fiji Airways now flies direct to 23 international destinations.

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