Fiji Airways donates FJD1m to relief fund

Fiji Airways, Fiji´s national airline, has donated FJD1m to the Prime Minister´s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Fund to assist those affected by Cyclone Winston, the airline said.

Fiji Airways managing director and CEO Andre Viljoen presented the check to Fijian Prime Minister, Rear Admiral (Ret´d) Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama. The airline has also announced free carriage of relief supplies domestically and inbound from other countries coordinated through the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO).

All Fiji Airways flights have now resumed their normal services from Los Angeles (LAX) and Honolulu (HNL) direct to Nadi (NAN), Fiji, and beyond, with international connections to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands all operating as scheduled. Domestic Fiji Link connections within Fiji to popular destinations for US travelers, including Taveuni and Savusavu, are also operating as scheduled.

Founded in 1951, Fiji Airways Group comprises of Fiji Airways, Fiji´s National Airline and its subsidiaries: Fiji Link, its domestic and regional carrier, Pacific Call Comm Ltd, and a 38.75 percent stake in the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island, Nadi. From its hub at Nadi International Airport, Fiji Airways and Fiji Link serve 49 destinations in 13 countries (including code-share). Destinations include Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands. Fiji Airways rebranded from Air Pacific in June 2013.