Fiji Airways to start flying to Canberra from July and two new A350s are coming
Airline announces sponsorship of the Brumbies

Fiji Airways to start flying to Canberra from July and two new A350s are coming

Airline announces sponsorship of the Brumbies

By Vijay Narayan
Friday 14/04/2023
Photo:Fiji Airways

Fiji Airways has today announced it will start flying to Australia’s Capital, Canberra from July this year, get two new A350s later this year and also sponsor the Brumbies for the Super Rugby Pacific.

The National Airline this morning flew a promotional flight into Canberra Airport to announce the new service.

Fiji Airways Chief Executive and Managing Director, Andre Viljoen says the airline conducted extensive market research before deciding on this new service.

Viljoen says as Fiji’s National Airline, they are proud to be flying to the Capital of Australia.

He says this is a living testament to the strong relations that the two countries have always enjoyed, and demonstrates the importance of Australia as our leading tourism market.


Photo:Fiji Airways

Viljoen says they are pleased to be able to provide the people of Canberra the only direct flights to Nadi, facilitating a seamless holiday experience which begins the moment they step onboard.

He says they also anticipate that many Fiji citizens will also take advantage of this route to visit Canberra.

Viljoen adds that their services between Nadi and Canberra will also establish a convenient onward connection to North America, other South Pacific destinations and the rest of the world.

He says the new service has been made possible with the forthcoming inclusion of two new Airbus A350s into the Fiji Airways fleet.

They will receive the first of the two new A350s in July, resulting in an immediate increase in capacity across the network. This means they will be able to dedicate more seats to the Australian market, specifically Canberra.


Photo:Fiji Airways

The announcement was celebrated with a promotional flight this morning, carrying Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, Viliame Gavoka, the Fijian Drua, and local fans to watch tonight’s match against the Brumbies at GIO Stadium in Canberra.

Fiji Airways will provide services between Nadi and Canberra twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays from July to the end of September, and three times a week from October onwards.

We have sent questions to Fiji Airways regarding the two new A350s, the possibility of more jobs and the sponsorship deal with the Brumbies.

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