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2023MarchFiji Airways rolls out Fly Your WayCONCEPT
2023FebruaryFiji Airways rolls out Fly Your WayCONCEPT
2022DecemberGlobal Baggage-Handling Delays Affect Fiji Airways CustomersNEWS
2022DecemberNew Baggage Policy to Offer More Convenience for Fiji Airways GuestsPOLICY
2022DecemberFirst Anniversary of Border OpeningANNIVERSARY
2022NovemberFiji Airways Wins 2023 Apex Passenger Choice AwardAWARD
2022OctoberFiji Airways rated a Five Star Major Airline by APEXAWARD
2022OctoberFiji Airways Pursues WorldClass RatingNEWS
2022SeptemberFiji Airways wins top honours at 2022 World Airline AwardsAWARD
2022SeptemberFiji Airways Aviation Academy hosts His Excellency the PresidentNEWS
2022SeptemberStatement by Fiji Airways on Removal of Pre-Booked Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) for International TravellersSTATEMENT
2022AugustCreating a buzz in VancouverNEWS
2022AugustStatement On Fiji Airways’ Flights To HoniaraSTATEMENT
2022JulyFiji Airways selected for Fiji Airports management contractNEWS
2022JulyFiji Airways says Bula Canada!!NEWS
2022JulyFiji Airways returns to Adelaide and VanuatuNEWS
2022JuneFiji Airways Soars to Two Wins at the Onboard Hospitality Awards 2022AWARDS
2022JuneFiji Airways Appoints Edwin Nand as New Manager of Corporate CommunicationsNEWS
2022JuneFiji Airways Awarded 2022 Passenger Choice Award for Best Food & Beverage in the South Pacific by APEXAWARD
2022MayFiji Airways revamps digital touchpoints as it upgrades booking engine with Amadeus technologyNEWS
2022MayWelcome Back Adelaide!NEWS
2022AprilFiji Airways New Dining Concept Takes In-Flight Cuisine To New HeightsCONCEPT
2022AprilFiji Airways Welcomes First Christchurch Flight After Two YearsNEWS
2022AprilFiji Airways takes off from Wellington after two yearsNEWS
2022MarchFiji Airways Check-in Opening & Closing Hours Reverts To Original TimesNEWS
2022MarchFiji Airways StatementSTATEMENT
2022MarchFiji Airways Caps Off "Women's Week" With Launch of High-Flyer Recruitment Programme for Young Women in STEMNEWS
2022FebruaryHoliday starved Kiwis can fly to Fijian paradise from 14th MarchNEWS
2022JanuaryHoliday-starved Queenslanders can jet off to Fijian paradise from 23rd JanuaryNEWS
2021DecemberFiji Welcomes First Flight of International Visitors in 20 MonthsNEWS
2021NovemberFiji Airways launches significant conservation awareness campaign using in-flight children’s packsNEWS
2021NovemberFiji Airways Progresses First Female as Widebody Aircraft CaptainMILESTONE
2021OctoberFiji Airways Premiers New In-Flight Safety VideoNEWS
2021OctoberFiji Airways Returns to the Skies on 1st December 2021 Following Fiji Re-Opening AnnouncementNEWS
2021OctoberHoliday-starved Aussie’s can jet off to Fijian paradise from 1st DecemberNEWS
2021OctoberFiji Airways set to welcome visitors from the US from 2nd DecemberNEWS
2021OctoberFiji Airways set to welcome Kiwis from 1st DecemberNEWS
2021SeptemberFiji Link flights between Suva-Nadi start on SaturdayNEWS
2021SeptemberFiji Link ready to resume flights when domestic borders re-openNEWS
2021SeptemberFiji Airways marks 70 years of flyingMILESTONE
2021JulyFiji Airways Returns Two Short Term Lease A330-200sNEWS
2021JuneFiji Airways Boeing 737 MAX AircraftNEWS
2021AprilFiji Airways receives the highest 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety RatingAWARD
2021AprilFiji Airways Announces Return to Service for Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Following Regulatory ApprovalNEWS
2021MarchFiji Airways Signs Agreement with ADB for US$65 million COVID-19 Liquidity Support FacilityNEWS
2021FebruaryFiji Airways extends use of flight credits to end of 2022NEWS
2021FebruaryFiji Airways Awarded Highest Diamond “Hospital-Grade” Airline Certification by APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlyingAWARD
2021JanuaryA Different Kind Of Valentine's Day In The SkiesNEWS
2021JanuaryFiji Link Introduces Mobile Boarding Pass, Self-Scanning Options at Major Domestic AirportsNEWS
2020December17 Tonnes of Relief Supplies Donated By New ZealandNEWS
2020DecemberImpact Of Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasa On Fiji Airways And Fiji Link FlightsNEWS
2020DecemberFiji Airways To Operate Special ‘catch The Sunset’ Pre-christmas FlightNEWS
2020NovemberFiji Airways To Operate Special A350 Flight This SaturdayNEWS
2020OctoberFiji Airways’ Airbus A350 Operates Special FJ50 Flight On Fiji 50NEWS
2020OctoberFiji Airways To Use A350 Storage Programme Periodic Flight Requirement To Operate FJ50 Special FlightNEWS
2020SeptemberFiji Airways Schedules Two Freighter Services To Singapore In OctoberNEWS
2020SeptemberFiji Airways Extends Tabua Club Memberships For Further Six MonthsNEWS
2020SeptemberFiji Airways Unveils Travel Ready VideoNEWS
2020AugustFiji Airways Rejects Allegations Of InsolvencyNEWS
2020AugustFiji Airways Group Announces FY19 Financial ResultsNEWS
2020AugustFiji Airways Extends Cancellation Of Scheduled Flights To End Of SeptemberNEWS
2020AugustFiji Airways Increases Weekly Freight ServicesNEWS
2020JulyFiji Link To Require CareFiji App Registration Or Contact Tracing Details For PassengersNEWS
2020JulyFiji Airways Further Extends Flight Cancellations To End Of AugustNEWS
2020JuneFiji Airways Unveils ‘Travel Ready’ Programme To Prepare For Flights ResumptionNEWS
2020JuneFiji Airways Converts ATR 72-600 For Regional Freight OperationsNEWS
2020MayFiji Airways Extends Flight Cancellations To End Of JulyNEWS
2020MayFiji Airways Secures Government Support Necessary For SurvivalNEWS
2020MayFiji Airways Announces Further Measures Due To COVID-19 CrisisNEWS
2020MayFiji Link Increases Domestic FlightsNEWS
2020MayFiji Airways Extends Flight Suspensions To End Of JuneNEWS
2020AprilFiji Link to Reinstate Domestic ServicesNEWS
2020AprilFiji Link To Resume Limited Nadi to Suva ServicesNEWS
2020AprilStatement by Fiji Airways Managing Director & CEO Mr. Andre ViljoenSTATEMENT
2020AprilFiji Airways Schedules Evacuation Flights for Fijians in Los Angeles, Sydney and BrisbaneNEWS
2020AprilFiji Airways to Operate First Freighter Service on SundayNEWS
2020MarchFiji Link To Suspend All Outer-Island FlightsNEWS
2020MarchFiji Airways Suspends 95% of International Flights in Response to COVID-19 ImpactNEWS
2020MarchSay Bula to Extra Baggage - Fiji Airways Increases Economy Luggage Allowance to 30kgNEWS
2020MarchFiji Airways’ Actions in Response to COVID-19 OutbreakNEWS
2020MarchFiji Airways Appoints Naomi Vuibureta as Chief Financial OfficerNEWS
2020MarchFiji Airways & Tourism Fiji Partner to Bring the Bulanaires onboardNEWS
2019DecemberTropical Cyclone Sarai – 29 December 2019NEWS
2019DecemberStatement on flights affected by Tropical Cyclone SaraiSTATEMENT
2019NovemberFiji Airways Accepts Delivery of First A350-900 XWBMILESTONE
2019NovemberFirst Look: Fiji Airways’ A350 XWB Set To Liven Up The SkiesNEWS
2019NovemberFiji Airways Extends Partnership with CrusadersNEWS
2019OctoberFinnair starts codeshare cooperation with Fiji AirwaysCODESHARE
2019SeptemberFiji Airways Temporarily Leases Malindo Air Boeing 737-800NEWS
2019AugustFiji Airways and Air India Announce Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2019JulyFiji Airways Launches Unique Dining Experience to Tackle Flight FatigueCONCEPT
2019JuneFiji Airways Awarded Coveted Skytrax 4-Star RatingAWARD
2019MayFiji Airways Soars into the Future with Latest Generation A350-900sNEWS
2019MayFiji Airways Crosses F$1 Billion Revenue Mark in 2018NEWS
2019AprilFiji Airways Leases Boeing 737-800 Aircraft for Temporary OperationsNEWS
2019MarchJoint Statement By Fiji Airways And The Civil Aviation Authority Of Fiji (CAAF)STATEMENT
2019FebruaryFiji Airways and Japan Airlines Announce Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2018DecemberFiji Airways Plants 7,000 Mangroves in the Fight Against Climate ChangeNEWS
2018DecemberFiji Link Receives Second Brand New Viking Twin Otter AircraftNEWS
2018DecemberFiji Airways flies as first oneworld connect partner from todayNEWS
2018NovemberBoeing Delivers Fiji Airways’ First 737 MAX AirplaneNEWS
2018OctoberFiji Airways Flights Can Now Be Purchased through M-PaisaNEWS
2018AugustFiji Link Adds Fourth Brand New Twin Otter To FleetNEWS
2018JulyFiji Airways celebrates one year of flying from AdelaideNEWS
2018JulyFiji Airways launches direct Nadi-Narita flightsNEWS
2018JulyFiji Airways, Alaska Airlines Open Up More US Cities to FijiNEWS
2018JuneFiji Airways Group Launches Fiji Friendly FaresNEWS
2018JuneFiji Airways Unveils Upgraded Tabua Club ProgrammeNEWS
2018JuneBritish Airways says Bula to Fiji with Fiji AirwaysNEWS
2018JuneIntroducing oneworld connect - a new way for airlines to link to the world’s premier allianceNEWS
2018JuneFiji Airways Launches Travel AppNEWS
2018MayFiji Airways to Trial Cashless Transactions at Wellington and Christchurch AirportsNEWS
2018AprilSingapore Airlines and Silkair to Codeshare with Fiji AirwaysCODESHARE
2018MarchFiji Airways Group Announces Record F$95.8M Profit for 2017NEWS
2018MarchFiji Link Welcomes Third Brand New Twin Otter AircraftNEWS
2018FebruaryFiji Link Opens ‘The Flying Fijian Club’ VIP Domestic Lounge at Nadi AirportNEWS
2018FebruaryFiji Airways Announced as Official Airline of the BNZ CrusadersNEWS
2018FebruaryFiji Airways Launches Fiji HolidaysNEWS
2018FebruaryFiji Link Flight Crew Contain On-Board SituationNEWS
2018FebruaryFiji Airways Formalises Work Experience for USP StudentsNEWS
2018FebruaryFiji Airways and Alaska Airlines Expand Partnership with Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2018February‘voice Of The Ocean’ Jean-michel Cousteau Is Fiji Airways’ Newest AmbassadorAMBASSADOR
2017DecemberFiji Airways Unveils Flagship Lounge At Nadi International AirportNEWS
2017DecemberFiji Airways Extends Codeshare Arrangement With Cathay PacificCODESHARE
2017DecemberFiji Airways And Jetstar Sign Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2017DecemberFiji Airways Breaks Ground At New Fiji Aviation Academy SiteMILESTONE
2017DecemberBula Japan! Fiji Airways Launches Direct Flights To TokyoMILESTONE
2017NovemberFiji Airways Confirms A330 Full Flight Simulator For Fiji Aviation AcademyNEWS
2017NovemberFiji Airways Extends Codeshare Agreement With QantasCODESHARE
2017NovemberFiji Airways Increases Singapore Flights To Three Per Week In Peak SeasonsNEWS
2017OctoberFiji Airways Unveils 'resort Check-in' FeatureNEWS
2017OctoberFiji Airways Appoints Award-winning Culinary AmbassadorAMBASSADOR
2017OctoberFiji Airways Lands Groundbreaking Rugby Sponsorship With Fiji RugbySPONSORSHIP
2017SeptemberFiji Airways Statement On Fuel Shortage On TuvaluNEWS
2017SeptemberJet Fuel Shortage Issue To Affect Some Fiji Airways FlightsNEWS
2017SeptemberFiji Airways and Solomon Airlines Sign Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2017SeptemberBusiness Class Guests, Tabua Club Members To Enjoy New Lounge In Hong KongNEWS
2017AugustFiji Airways Announced As Naming Rights Sponsor Of Fijian Drua Rugby TeamNEWS
2017AugustFiji Link Unveils $65 Fares Between Labasa And SuvaNEWS
2017AugustFiji Link Grows Fleet To Increase Capacity To Northern DestinationsNEWS
2017August7s Star Jerry Tuwai Joins Fiji Airways As Brand AmbassadorAMBASSADOR
2017AugustHong Kong Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement With Fiji AirwaysCODESHARE
2017JulySamoa Airways And Fiji Airways Sign Memorandum Of UnderstandingMOU
2017JulyFiji Airways Gets Upgraded At Lax With Luxury LoungeNEWS
2017JuneFiji Airways Confirms Acquisition Of Full Flight Simulator For Aviation AcademyNEWS
2017JuneFijitime Recognised As Australasia’s Leading Inflight MagazineNEWS
2017MayFiji Airways Appoints Marc Cavaliere As New Chief Marketing OfficerNEWS
2017AprilNational Airline And National University Sign MouMOU
2017AprilFiji Link Appoints First Female Engineering ManagerNEWS
2017AprilFiji Airways, Tourism Fiji Enhance PartnershipNEWS
2017MarchFiji Airways Extends Sfo Seasonal Flights Year-roundNEWS
2017MarchFiji Airways’ Every Take-off One Tree Initiative Kicks Off On International Day Of ForestsINITIATIVE
2017MarchRecord F$84.5m Profit For Fiji Airways GroupNEWS
2017MarchJet Airways And Fiji Airways Announce Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2017JanuaryFiji Airways Statement On U.s Travel RestrictionsSTATEMENT
2016NovemberFiji Airways to upgrade narrow-body fleet with Boeing 737 MAX 8s from 2018NEWS
2016NovemberNausori Airport Runway Cleared for B737 OperationsNEWS
2016OctoberFiji Airways & American Airlines Strengthen Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2016OctoberCelebrate the holiday season Fiji style with lowest ever fares from SGD 599 returnNEWS
2016SeptemberFiji Airways adds a third year-round flight from ChristchurchNEWS
2016SeptemberTotal Ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 DevicesNEWS
2016SeptemberFiji Airways Self Check-In Kiosks Now at Melbourne AirportNEWS
2016AugustNearly half of Singaporeans would change jobs for more holidaysNEWS
2016AugustJarryd Hayne to Fly Like a Fijian with Fiji AirwaysNEWS
2016AugustFiji Airways Premium Guests to enjoy new lounge in Hong KongNEWS
2016AugustFiji Airways Announces Roy Krishna as Brand AmbassadorAMVASSADOR
2016JulyStatement on FJ 410STATEMENT
2016MayFiji Airways Acquires Best-in-Class Pilot Training EquipmentNEWS
2016MayFiji Airways adds Jetstar to interline agreementNEWS
2016AprilFiji Airways Group Announces Record Profit Of F$70.2MNEWS
2016AprilFiji Airways To Resume Flights to Tarawa After Authorities Meet Safety ConcernsNEWS
2016AprilFiji Airways donates F$1-million to Prime Minister’s Relief FundNEWS
2016MarchFiji Airways to fly rugby fans direct from South Pacific to the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens 2016NEWS
2016MarchFiji Link Offers Special Domestic Fares for NorthernersNEWS
2016FebruaryFiji Airways announces twice-weekly flights from Nadi to Vava’u, TongaNEWS
2016JanuaryFiji Airways Statement On Port Vila ServicesSTATEMENT
2016JanuaryFiji Airways welcomes Ben Ryan aboard as its newest ambassadorAMBASSADOR
2016JanuaryPlatinum Sponsor for 2015NEWS
2016JanuaryBula Adelaide!NEWS
2015DecemberFiji Airways Welcomes ‘Island of Rotuma’ HomeNEWS
2015DecemberBula SanFranciscoNEWS
2015NovemberFiji Airways Group Appoints New Chairman and Director Following AGMAPPOINTMENT
2015NovemberFiji Airways Announces Enhanced Customer Service OfferingsNEWS
2015NovemberBula Singapore!NEWS
2015SeptemberFiji Airways brings on iPads in B737 Business Class Entertainment UpgradeNEWS
2015SeptemberFiji Airways to Start Fourth Hong Kong ServiceNEWS
2015SeptemberNational Airline Continues Local Progression CommitmentNEWS
2015SeptemberFiji Airways Achieves Record for Most Passengers in a Month for JulyNEWS
2015AugustFiji Airways Enables Online Check-in and Extra Legroom Seat PurchaseNEWS
2015AugustFiji Airways Sets New Profit RecordNEWS
2015AugustOnline check-in serviceNEWS
2015AugustFiji Airways Makes Further $20m Early Loan Repayment To FNPFNEWS
2015JulyFiji Airways pays Fijian Government first dividend in seven yearsNEWS
2015JulyFiji Airways becomes only Airline to fly between Wellington and Fiji all year-roundNEWS
2015JulyFiji Airways Appoints Andre Viljoen as CEO and Managing DirectorAPPOINTMENT
2015JulyFiji Airways Call Centre Expands Service to Chinese CustomersNEWS
2015JulyReal Tonga, Fiji Airways Sign New Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2015JulyFiji Airways Appoints David Bowden as Acting CEOAPPOINTMENT
2015JuneFiji Airways Statement on Flight DisruptionsSTATEMENT
2015JuneDetails of Fiji Airways Art Competition AnnouncedNEWS
2015JuneFiji International Soars to New Heights with Fiji AirwaysNEWS
2015JuneFiji Airways statementSTATEMENT
2015JuneMohan Chandra Appointed to Top Fiji Airways Post in NZAPPOINTMENT
2015MayFiji Airways Welcomes ‘Island of Ovalau’ Into FleetNEWS
2015MayUpdate on the Fiji Airways A330 Incident and Disruption PeriodNEWS
2015MayFijian 7s Stars encourage the world to Fly Like A Fijian in new airline videoNEWS
2015MayCustomer Advisory on new Cabin Baggage PolicyPOLICY
2015MayAircraft Affected by Tarmac IncidentNEWS
2015MayFiji Airways Appoints New Ground Handling Company for NZ OperationsAPPOINTMENT
2015MayFiji Airways Announces Captain Manu Rajappa as Fiji Link’s New Chief PilotAPPOINTMENT
2015MayFiji Airways A330 to return to service on MondayNEWS
2015April‘Welcome to Our Home, Wellington Phoenix’ – Fiji AirwaysNEWS
2015AprilFiji Airways and Air Vanuatu Sign Codeshare AgreementCODESHARE
2015MarchFiji Airways Confirmed as Major Sponsor for Fiji Tourism Expo 2015NEWS
2015FebruaryFiji Airways Group Announces Highest-Ever Operating Profits of $60.8mNEWS
2015FebruaryFiji Airways Group Reports On-Time Performances for January 2015NEWS
2015JanuaryNational Airline Appoints Two Further Local Talents To Senior Management PositionsAPPOINTMENT
2015JanuaryFiji Airways Group Announces World Class On Time Performance Result For 2014NEWS
2014DecemberFiji Airways Expands Network With New Wellington – Nadi RouteNEWS
2014DecemberFiji Airways Recognized As “best Airline In The South Pacific” For Second Consecutive YeaAWARD
2014DecemberFiji Airways Group Gets Second ATR 72-600 for Fiji LinkNEWS
2014DecemberFiji Airways to Celebrate One Millionth International Passenger in 2014NEWS
2014NovemberFiji Airways Commences New Cabin Crew RecruitmentNEWS
2014NovemberFiji Airways Appoints David Bowden as Chief Financial OfficerAPPOINTMENT
2014NovemberFiji Airways launches WELCOME TO OUR HOMENEWS
2014NovemberFiji Airways Group Reports Consistent On-Time Performances for October 2014NEWS
2014NovemberFiji Airways MDCEO to Return to Germany in 2015NEWS
2014OctoberFiji Airways Upgrades Global Sales & Marketing TeamNEWS
2014OctoberFiji Airways’ Brings Flight Planning In-House With New Specialised UnitNEWS
2014OctoberInterim Guidance about Ebola Virus InfectionNEWS
2014OctoberFiji Airways Group Reports World Class On-Time Performances for September 2014NEWS
2014SeptemberFiji Airways and Fiji Link Report Improve On-Time Performance for August 2014NEWS
2014AugustNew Business Class Lounge at Los AngelesNEWS
2014AugustFiji Airways gives Amadeus full content faresNEWS
2014AugustFiji Airways brings Shortland Street to FijiNEWS
2014JulyNew Fiji Link ATR 42-600 Arriving SoonNEWS
2014JulyFiji Airways Reports Record $17.2m Operating Profit for First Half- YearNEWS
2014JulyFiji Airways and Fiji Link Report On-Time Performance for June 2014NEWS
2014JulyCentury CrunchNEWS
2014JulyFijians Get Further Slice of Fiji Airways Birthday CakeNEWS
2014JuneFiji Airways Expands Capacity from Key Tourist MarketsNEWS
2014June50% Discount to Celebrate Fiji Airways First BirthdayNEWS
2014JuneIntroducing a new on-board experienceNEWS
2014JuneFiji Airways Unveils Upgraded Economy Class and Business Class “Fijian-Style” CateringNEWS
2014JuneFiji Airways Appoints Fiji-based Cover Story Ltd to ProduceAPPOINTMENT
2014JuneFiji Airways Relaunches On-Board Duty Free Featuring World Leading and Truly Fijian Consumer BrandsNEWS
2014JuneFiji Airways Launches Direct Suva-Apia FlightsNEWS
2014JuneFiji Airways Group Reports On-Time Performance for MayNEWS
2014JuneFiji Airways Group Welcomes New ATR 72-600 and Launches Fiji LinkNEWS
2014MayFiji Airways And Etihad Airways Sign Groundbreaking Interline AgreementNEWS
2014MayPacific Sun Prepares to Receive New and Bigger AircraftNEWS
2014MayFiji Airways and Pacific Sun Improve On-Time Performance Again for April 2014NEWS
2014MayFiji Airways Makes Significant Early Loan Repayment To FNPFNEWS
2014MayFiji Airways Inaugural Suva - Sydney Flight Takes off TodayNEWS
2014AprilFiji Airways Announces New Cargo Interline DealsNEWS
2014AprilFiji Airways Staff to Earn a Share of 2013 ProfitsNEWS
2014AprilFiji Airways reports a Group Profit After Tax of $14.5 million in Transition Year 2013NEWS
2014MarchFiji Airways Kicks-Off Inspiring 'Fly Like a Fijian' Campaign to Support Rugby 7 TeamNEWS
2014FebruaryFiji Airways Recognised Among the 2014 REBRAND 100 Global Awards WinnersAWARD
2014FebruaryFiji Airways Mid - Air wedding campaign recognised as finalist in top awardsAWARD
2014FebruaryFiji Airways and Pacific Sun Report On-Time Performance for January 2014NEWS
2013DecemberFiji Airways To Start Suva-Sydney And Suva-Apia Services In May 2014NEWS
2013DecemberFiji Airways announces additional service from Christchurch to FijiNEWS
2013DecemberFiji Airways Appoints Sharun Ali as New Head of Safety & SecurityNEWS
2013DecemberFiji Airways releases FIJI FRIDAYNEWS
2013NovemberFIJI LINK to take to the skies in 2014NEWS
2013NovemberFiji Airways and Emirates SkyCargo Announce Interline AgreementNEWS
2013NovemberOn-Time Performance for October 2013NEWS
2013NovemberFiji Airways and Pacific Sun Report On-Time Performance for November 2013NEWS
2013NovemberFiji Airways welcomes Island of Yasawa-i-rara homeNEWS
2013OctoberRebrand for Pacific SunMILESTONE
2013OctoberFiji Airways Introduces 3rd Weekly Hong Kong ServiceNEWS
2013OctoberFiji Airways Appoints Suva Lawyer Cecille Sanchez as General CounselAPPOUNTMENT
2013OctoberFiji Airways and Pacific Sun Report Significant Increase in On-Time Performance Results for SeptemberNEWS
2013SeptemberStefan Pichler leads Fiji AirwaysNEWS
2013AugustFiji Airways Sets New Guinness World Record TitleNEWS
2013AugustMarital Magic Takes Place Mid-AirNEWS
2013AugustFiji Airways Statement on Flight FJ 430STATEMENT
2013JulyPacific Sun To Add New ATR 72-600 To Its FleetNEWS
2013JulyFiji Airways Announces FY2012-2013 Financial ResultsNEWS
2013JulyFiji Airways Appoints Stefan Pichler as the New CEOAPPOINTMENT
2013JulyFiji Airways and UNICEF Announce $72,000 PartnershipPARTNERSHIP
2013JulyFiji Airways Unveils New Cabin UniformsNEWS
2013JuneWelcome Fiji AirwaysMILESTONE
2013JuneAir Pacific Bans Carriage of Unsustainably Sourced Shark FinsNEWS
2013JuneAir Pacific Announces FY2011/2012 Financial ResultsNEWS
2013JuneGoodbye Air PacificNEWS
2013MayFiji Airways Second New A330NEWS
2013MayActing CEONEWS
2013MayNew Operations Control CentreNEWS
2013MayEmployees Honoured For SuccessNEWS
2013MayFiji Airways Wellness ClinicNEWS
2013AprilFiji Airways Provides "Sneak Peek" of First New Airbus A330, ‘Island of Taveuni’NEWS
2013MarchMessages from people everywhereNEWS
2013MarchThe 'Island of Taveuni' - Soaring to New HorizonsNEWS
2013MarchFiji Airways Takes Delivery of First News Airbus A330NEWS
2013MarchFiji Airways Engineers Complete A330 TrainingNEWS
2013MarchCabin Crew for Final A330 PreparationsNEWS
2013FebruaryTop Global Banks Selected To Fund New Air Pacific AircraftNEWS
2013FebruaryA330 Training For Air Pacific Pilots Progressing WellNEWS
2013FebruaryIncrease Flights With Arrival Of A330sNEWS
2013FebruaryFiji Airways MD & CEO Return to USANEWS
2013JanuaryPacific Sun Ends 2012 With Outstanding Operational PerformanceNEWS
2012NovemberCharity RaffleNEWS
2012OctoberAir Pacific ranked top 5 in the World in annual Conde Nast Traveler’s 2012 Global SurveyNEWS
2012SeptemberPacific Sun Awaits Required Safety Improvements to Labasa Runway Before Re-Commencing Services:NEWS
2012SeptemberPacific Sun Reports All-time High Operational AchievementsNEWS
2012AugustAir Pacific Launches Direct Suva – Port Vila ServiceNEWS
2012AugustAIR PACIFIC Reveals New Brandmark for ‘FIJI AIRWAYS’NEWS
2012AugustFiji Airways Partners with Mamanuca Environment SocietyPARTNERSHIP
2012MayFiji Airways To Relaunch With New Partners OnboardPARTNERS
2012MayFiji’s National Airline Achieves Another Milestone In Turnaround StrategyNEWS
2012MarchFiji Airways Statement on the Fiji Civil Aviation Decree 2012STATEMENT
2012MarchNew Tabua Club Lounge at Nadi International AirportNEWS
2012FebruaryAir Pacific ‘Wings of Hope’ Gives $30,000 to FRIEND Fiji for Children’s Education ReliefNEWS
2012FebruaryAir Pacific Selects Rolls-Royce to Power Its New FleetNEWS
2011SeptemberAir Pacific Board Endorses Profit Sharing for EmployeesNEWS
2011AugustAir Pacific Announces FY2010/2011 Financial ResultsNEWS
2011AugustAir Pacific to Acquire New Airbus A330-200 AircraftNEWS
2011JulyAir Pacific Announces Fleet Changes And New Schedules for 2012NEWS
2011JuneAmerican Airlines Begin CodeshareCODESHARE
2011MayPacific Sun Additional DHC-6 300 Aircraft ArrivesNEWS
2011AprilRemarks by Managing Director and CEO Dave Pflieger at Special Ceremony to farewell Team FijiNEWS
2011AprilAirline of Fiji RugbyNEWS
2011MarchAir Pacific Ranked in Top 10 in the World in annual Conde Nast Traveler’s 2011 Global SurveyNEWS
2011FebruaryAir Pacific Upgrades Its Fleet; Improves Its ScheduleNEWS
2011JanuaryAmerican Airlines and Air Pacific sign codeshare agreementNEWS

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility Fiji Airways scaled
Left Fiji Airways staff and family members during mangrove planting at Saweni Beach in Lautoka. Right Fiji Airways yesterday launched its environmental project called, Every Takeoff, one tree at Blackrock Army Camp in Votualevu Nadi Picture Fiji Times.

Fiji Airways over the last 20 years has taken its corporate social responsibility very seriously, working alongside established environmental institutions, and governmental agencies to reduce or mitigate any environmental impacts caused by operating a world-class airline. The most recent two projects were:

Every Take off. One Tree Project Fiji – Airways working with the Fijian Department of Forestry undertook the ‘Every Take-Off…One Tree project, where the airline planted a tree for every international take-off on its network. Fiji Airways through this initiative has planted over 50,000 trees in Fiji, the overwhelming majority of these have been mangrove trees – the unsung heroes of coastline protection. They are critically important in the fight against greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

Onboard Service Changes for Conservation – Fiji Airways instituted an on-board program that will remove nearly two tonnes of plastics from our aircraft annually, and saves half a million litres of water every year, by moving to more environmentally friendly on-board products. This includes replacing plastic meal tray sets with environmentally friendly packaging, and eliminating the need to wash trays and rotatable items. Items previously wrapped individually are now bulk-packed, drastically reducing the need for large amounts of single-use plastics. Amenity kits now use sustainable paper and wood-based packaging and products, further reducing the use of plastics onboard.

Fiji Airways Past and Present Fleet of Aircraft

Fiji Airways flights are available on a modern fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft Fiji Airways flights are available on a modern fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft

Fiji Airways flights are available on a modern fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft, including the brand new 334-seat Airbus A350-900 to the streamlined Boeing 737-800. Economy Class is headlined by the hospitality of a world-renowned warm friendly cabin crew in an elegant and relaxed cabin so you’ll feel right at home, with Business Class offering the discerning traveler a unique and exclusive class of travel. Full Seating Details.

Fiji Airways has been the most connected airline in the region throughout its history, linking to more Pacific Island countries than any other carrier. It flies directly to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, and regionally to Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, and Tuvalu. Its wider network through its Oneworld and bilateral partner airlines increases the airline’s reach to 108 destinations worldwide.

ImageAirbus A330-200220182021Leased from Etihad Airways
ImageATR 42-500220062007
ImageBoeing 747-400220032013Leased from Singapore Airlines
ImageBoeing 737-700119982020
ImageBoeing 747-200B419962003
ImageBoeing 747-200B119961996Leased from Air New Zealand
ImageBoeing 737-300119951999Transferred to Titan Airways
ImageBoeing 767-300ER119942012Transferred to Ansett Worldwide
ImageBoeing 737-500119921999Transferred to Nordeste Linhas Aereas
ImageBoeing 767-200119901994Transferred to Trans World Airlines
ImageBoeing 747-100119881989Leased from Qantas
ImageATR 42-300419881994
ImageBoeing 747-200B319851994
ImageFokker F-27119841984Leased from Ansett Airlines
Imagede Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter119841988Leased from Great Barrier Airlines
ImageMcDonnell Douglas DC-10-30119831985Transferred to American Airlines
ImageBoeing 737-200119811990
ImageEmbraer EMB-110 Bandeirante419791987
ImageBritten-Norman Trislander419741983
ImageBAC One-Eleven319721984
ImageGrumman G-73 Mallard119691971
ImageHawker Siddeley HS 748419671986
ImageBeechcraft Travel Air319671972
ImageDouglas C-47 Skytrain619631972
Imagede Havilland Heron719591975
Imagede Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver219541963
Imagede Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover719541968
Imagede Havilland Dragon Rapide419511962

Significant Milestones

Captain Seini Cornish with Fiji Airways MDCEO Andre Viljoen

November 2021 | Fiji Airways has announced the promotion of its first-ever female to command a widebody aircraft. Captain Seini Koroitamana Cornish has progressed as a Fiji Airways A330 aircraft Captain, becoming the first female in the National Airline’s 70-year history to do so.

October 2021 | Fiji Airways Aviation Academy facility opened after the initial groundbreaking in late 2017, the facility houses the internationally recognized A330 simulator, helping train pilots within Fiji.

2010s – Rebranding to its former name Fiji Airways

Unveiling our Fiji Airways cabin crew uniforms, here with Phillippa Steele and designer Alexandra Poenaru-Philp
Unveiling our Fiji Airways cabin crew uniforms, here with Phillippa Steele and designer Alexandra Poenaru-Philp
Fiji Airways and its A330s New Brand
Fiji Airways and its A330s New Brand

2018 | Fiji Link received its fourth brand new Viking DHC-6 Series 400 Twin Otter aircraft at the end of the year Fiji Airways received its first two Boeing B737 MAX 8 aircraft.2019, as part of the airline’s widebody expansion plans, Fiji Airways received two Airbus A350 900

2017 | In October, Fiji Airways started offering the Resort Check-In service at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa on Denarau Island.

2015 | In May, Fiji Airways took delivery of a fifth Boeing 737-800.

2014 | In March, Fiji Airways received its first Airbus A330 ‘The Island of Taveuni’Pacific Sun was rebranded to Fiji Link in June 2014.  In June and November, Fiji Airways received ATR 72-600 and ATR 42-600. The ATR fleet is used on larger domestic routes and some international routes to neighboring island groups while the Twin Otter fleet is used in smaller domestic markets.

The complete rebranding process of the Fijian National Airline was a multiple-year process, commencing in 2012 with the announcement from the CEO David Pfieger in May of that year that the airline would be returning to its former name Fiji Airways, and officially relaunching itself worldwide in the year 2013-14, simultaneously retiring its Air’Pacific Brand.

With the new fleet of aircraft on order, Fiji Airways pooled local and international specialists in a variety of unique fields, to design airplane liveries, uniforms, and insignia that would remain true to the airline’s brandmark and cultural identity.  The following video details the process taken by Makereta Matemosi’s, a local artist who has specialized in the art of Masi artwork, she carefully designed individual pieces of masi, each depicting the qualities and pride all the Fijians have in our national airline and how it symbolizes Fiji as a whole.

The uniforms prominently feature these masi motifs, the Qalitoka symbolises the unity of people to complete a task, the Tama symbolising friendly service, and Droe, which means clear blue skies and cool breeze on beaches.

The striking new uniforms stylized to the Fijian attire of Sulu Jaba and Bula wear, reflect vibrant aqua colours, to present a balance with the new Fiji Airways’ cabin interiors featuring sophisticated, earthy tones of Fiji. The aqua contrasts with the colour brown which now forms a key part of the airline’s brandmark and identity.  video

“The aqua reflects the wonderful colours of Fiji, from clear blue skies to the oceans and the brown signifies respect.”

2012 | Rebranding Announcement – In May 2012, MD/CEO David Pflieger announced that the airline would be returning to its former name Fiji Airways to reinforce its role as the national airline of Fiji.


Pacific Sun Airplane scaled
Pacific Sun

2009 | The commencement of a twice-weekly service to Hong Kong.

2007 | In January, Air Pacific acquired Sun Air and established its regional subsidiary airline trading as Pacific Sun. Operations began with eight aircraft, two ATR 42-500 aircraft, three BN2 Islanders, and three DHC-6 Twin Otters.

1980’s & 1990’s

Air Pacific's first Boing 737 stop over Port Villa on route to Nadi early 1980's
Air Pacific’s first Boing 737 stopped over Port Villa on route to Nadi early 1980s

1998 | Qantas raised its equity to 46 percent, with the Fijian government owning 52% of the airline, and the governments of several Pacific island nations the remainder.

1983 | The airline started flights to the US with a route to Honolulu.

1980s |  Air Pacific pioneered the concept of codeshare agreements in conjunction with Qantas. is a business arrangement, common in the aviation industry, in which two or more airlines publish and market the same flight under their own airline designator and flight number as part of their published timetable or schedule.

1960’s & 1970’s

Black and White Photo of Air Pacific BAC1-11 resting in the hanger after completing its delivery flight.
Air Pacific BAC1-11 resting in the hanger after completing its delivery flight. (Photo – National Archives of Fiji)

1974 | As tourism became the nation’s leading industry making the airline even more critical to the Fijian economy, the government of Fiji acquired a controlling interest in Air Pacific.

1973 | Air Pacific made its first international flight to Brisbane, Australia.

1972 | The Fleet changed to Aerospace BAC1-11s and HS748.

1971 | The name changed to “Air Pacific.”

1970 | After Fiji gained independence from Great Britain in 1970, the new national government began buying shares, and the airline was renamed Air Pacific to reflect its regional presence. The government of Fiji acquired a controlling interest in Air Pacific.

1960s | During the 1960s, the shareholders in Fiji Airways diversified with the majority being owned by TEAL (now operating as Air New Zealand), British Overseas Airways Corporation (now operating as British Airways), and governments of smaller South Pacific nations Tonga, Western Samoa, Nauru, Kiribati, and the Solomon Islands each securing an interest.


Fiji Airways first aircraft a Dragon Rapide. Photo from Fiji Airways 1 scaled
De Havilland Dragon Rapide

1958 | Harold George Gatty passed away on the 30th of August 1957, in the same year Qantas acquired Fiji Airways.

1951 First Commercial Flight – On 1st September 1951, a 7-seater De Havilland Dragon Rapide (a short-haul biplane airliner developed and produced by the British aircraft company of the same name ‘de Havilland’ in the year 1930, although constructed out of only plywood, the aircraft proved to be an economical and durable craft, procuring many foreign sales), took off from Fiji’s Nausori Airport to Drasa Airport near Lautoka, on the west coast of the main island, This first commercial flight saw the birth of what today is a truly international, Fijian airline. Video – Historic Flight Foundation De Havilland Dragon Rapide restored and flight


Black and White Portrait of Harold Gatty
Portrait of Harold Gatty (Photo: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution)

1947 | Harold George Gatty (Founder) formed Katafaga Estates.

Harold George Gatty was born to British parents in Campelltown in Tasmania on 5 January 1903 and came to settle in Fiji, soon after the conclusion of World War II, Gatty with his Dutch-born wife returned to the south Pacific region, where he was reinstated as the Pan-American Airways Regional Manager, based in Auckland. He had held this position prior to the war and subsequently managed for several years, before deciding Fiji was his true home. Upon his return, he bought the beautiful Fiji island of Katafanga (pronounced cat’-a-fun-ga), located in Fiji’s remote Northern Lau Group where he turned it into a coconut estate.

Before his Pan-American job, Gatty had made his name in the technical field of air navigation in the United States by designing his revolutionary ground speed and drift indicator in the year 1930.

Top Graphic drawing ofgatty drift meter. Left Yeager and Gatty discussing drift meter - feb 5 1932. Right Orignial Gatty Ground Speed And Drift Indicator designed by Harold Gatty and used on the Post-Gatty Round the world flight of 1931
Top Graphic drawing of Gatty drift meter. Left Yeager and Gatty discussing drift meter – Feb 5 1932. Right Original Gatty Ground Speed And Drift Indicator designed by Harold Gatty and used on the Post-Gatty Round the world flight of 1931

Shortly afterward, he was presented with the opportunity to test his invention when Gatty was invited by Canadian pilot Lieutenant Harold Bromley to be his navigator as he attempts to fly across the Pacific, from Honshu, Japan to Tacoma in Washington State, USA in September of the same year.

The black and white picture below captures Harold Gatty and Harold Bromley literally building a take-off runway on a Japanese beach, in preparation for this amazing navigational feat.

Bromley and Gatty beach takeoff 21 October 1930 Credit NEA scaled

Due to fuel tank and technical issues, the duo had to return to Honshu after only reaching 1900 km into the attempt, Gatty through bad weather and thick fog successfully navigated the plane back to the runway in Japan; empowering him with the knowledge and experience for his ensuing 1931 around-the-world flight with Wiley Post.

Top - Wiley Post and Harold Gatty in Boston East Boston Airport 1931. Bottom - Winnie mae diagram
Top – Wiley Post and Harold Gatty in Boston East Boston Airport 1931. Bottom – Winnie mae diagram

Wiley Post, a Native American Oil rigger and all-round stuntman piloted the ‘Lockheed Vega’ named the Winnie Mae, with Gatty navigating in the rear(image above), together they successfully set the record for aerial circumnavigation around the world, flying a distance of 15,747 miles (24,903 km) in 8 days, 15 hours, and 51 minutes. the drift indicator designed by Gatty was more accurate and easier to use than earlier drift sights mounted on the outside of the aircraft, becoming the standard design used for civil and military air navigation.

The Duo received an open-top car ticker-tape welcome parade down the main esplanade in New York City, to celebrate their accomplishment, in the video archives below, they have captured the warm welcome and large amounts of shredded paper thrown onto the route from the surrounding buildings, creating a flurry of celebratory paper, followed by a brief interview with the local news network.

Upon returning to Fiji, Gatty submitted a proposal to Fiji’s then Colonial Government to operate the country’s domestic airline and registered it as Katafaga Estates. The first commercial flight was on September 1st, 1951.

Long-serving former chairman of the airline, retired business executive Gerald Barrack paid tribute to Gatty’s vision and the pioneering spirit of men and women like him

“from the days when pilots flew Dragon Rapides and Drovers by the seat of their pants.” Days like the one where passengers boarded the Rapides plane and realized that there was no pilot, so a man wearing a bright bula (floral) shirt volunteered to fly the machine. Little did they realize that the man with the bright shirt was actually Fred Ladd, Gatty’s first Chief Pilot, playing his usual practical jokes!

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