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A Fiji Airways A330 landing at LAX. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Fiji Airways Reveals ‘Travel Ready’ Program for International Flight Resumptions

Fiji, an island in the heart of the South Pacific, is known for its rugged landscapes, palm tree-lined beaches and crystal-clear coral reefs. Fiji Airways, its national airline, has unveiled its plan for a return to flying once border restrictions ease, in order to welcome tourists back to the gorgeous island. The airline’s “Travel Ready” program details guidelines for safeguarding the health and safety of passengers and crew. In addition, there will be a new onboard position of medically qualified…

Fiji Airways Aims High With New A350XWB, Debuts Jet at…

Fiji Airways became the first airline in the South Pacific to operate the Airbus A350XWB on Friday when it took delivery of the first of two it has on order from the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse, France. In taking delivery of the new aircraft, Fiji Airways is continuing its…

Finnair Launches Codeshare with Fiji Airways to Extend its South…

Finnair and Fiji Airways have agreed on a new codeshare partnership on select flights from Fiji Airways' main hub in the capital of Nadi, with more to be added subject to government approval. Finnair's AY code will be added to select Fiji Airways flights, including routes from Nadi to Hong…

Fiji Airways’ First A350 One Step Closer to Delivery

Fiji Airways’ first Airbus A350-900 moved a step closer to delivery this week after rolling out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France. The aircraft now awaits installation of engines and ground and flight tests to complete the final phases of the assembly process, with delivery due to Fiji…

Fiji Airways Expands Widebody Fleet with Airbus A350 Order

Fiji Airways announced that it will acquire two brand new Airbus A350-900 XWBs during a joint press conference held in Nadi with the carrier’s largest shareholder, the Fijian government. Upon delivery of the type, Fiji's flag carrier will be the first airline in the South Pacific to operate aircraft as…

Oneworld Alliance Announces Royal Air Maroc as Newest Member, Fiji…

The oneworld airline alliance announced at press conference in New York City yesterday that it will be inducting Royal Air Maroc into the alliance as a full member. Morroco's national carrier will be the first African airline to join the alliance in full, with the membership process expected to be completed…

Fiji Airways Receives First Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Fiji Airways on Friday became the first airline in the South Pacific islands to take delivery of a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, receiving its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 at a handover ceremony at Boeing’s Everett facility in Washington. The airline plans to take delivery of five MAX 8 airplanes…

Oneworld Announces New Connect Partnership to Expand Alliance

The Oneworld alliance has announced a new partnership to offer more global opportunities to its customers, particularly for its frequent flyers. The new initiative, oneworld Connect, will be launched with its first airline, Fiji Airways, with other airlines currently in negotiation with the airline alliance to join as Connect partners.…