Flag carrier of Fiji Islands, Fiji Airways has launched its 5th Australian destination – Canberra. With Fiji Airways’ renowned service and commitment to passenger satisfaction, these new flights promise to bring a touch of Fijian warmth and hospitality to the nation’s capital.
Fiji Airways launches Canberra flights
Today morning, at 09:46 AM, a Fiji Airways Boeing 737 MAX 8 registered as DQ-FAF took off from Nadi International Airport for Australian capital Canberra. With landing of Fiji Airways flight FJ 951 at Canberra, the airline is now operating to 5 cities in Australia.
Introduction of this direct service means enhanced connectivity and convenience, allowing seamless access to travel between Fiji capital and Australian capital.
About the service
The airline will operate this route twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays. Boeing 737 MAX will be deployed on this route. Fiji Airways has a fleet of 6 Boeing 737. 5 are the MAX version and 1 is standard NG.
The 5 Boeing 737 MAX have 186 seats consisting of 8 Business class seats and 176 Economy class seats.
Fiji Airways Managing Director, Mr. Andre Vilijoen said that the airline is thrilled to start this new service, which further strengthens its presence in Australian market. This new connection will open up new opportunities for people to explore the diverse culture of both countries. Add to that, this also provides a convenient gateway for Fijians to discover the Australian Capital Canberra.
Fiji Airways Australia Network
Fiji Airways connect Nadi International Airport to 5 Australian cities :
- Sydney (16 weekly flights)
- Melbourne (10 weekly flights)
- Brisbane (8 weekly flights)
- Adelaide (2 weekly flights)
- Canberra (2 weekly flights)
With this, Fiji Airways is operating to 23 international destinations.
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Source : Executive Traveler