Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, has announced that flights to the South Pacific paradise will officially resume for fully vaccinated international travelers from December 1, 2021, with the first commercial flight from the United States to Fiji since March 2020 scheduled to depart Los Angeles and San Francisco on November 30th, arriving in Fiji (Nadi) December 2.
From November 30, Fiji Airways will launch daily flights from Los Angeles to Fiji (Nadi) utilizing its brand new Airbus A350-900 aircraft, five flights a week from San Francisco on its A330 aircraft, and two flights a week from Honolulu utilizing it Boeing 737 MAX (top).
The Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama announced the travel framework which would allow Fiji to reopen its borders to tourists from December 1 after more than 20 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All arriving travelers must be fully vaccinated, present evidence of a 72-hour negative RT-PCR test prior to boarding, and complete an additional rapid test at their pre-booked resort or hotel upon arrival before commencing their holiday quarantine free.
Fiji Airways will adjust its planned schedules accordingly if certain states or destinations remain closed for international travel on December 1, 2021.
Top Copyright Photo: Fiji Airways (2nd) Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 DQ-FAB (msn 64307) BFI (Steve Bailey). Image: 944495.
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