Category Archives: Solomons

Solomon Airlines suspends operations

Solomon Airlines suspends operations

Solomon Airlines (Solomons) (Honiara) suspended all domestic and international airline operations on June 7, 2016 over a dispute for promised funding from the Solomon Islands government. CEO Ron Sum Sum said millions of dollars in unpaid government payments had seriously compromised safe airline operations.

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The government hopes to reach an agreement with the ailing airline and resume critical operations for the island nation.

Copyright Photo: Solomons (Solomon Airlines) Airbus A320-211 H4-BUS (msn 302) BNE (Peter Gates). Image: 907224.

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Solomons 6.2016 Regional Route Map

Solomons 6.2016 Domestic Route Map

 

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Solomon Airlines to restore two routes

Solomons (Solomon Airlines) (flysolomons.com) (Honiara) is restoring two weekly routes after March 26: Honiara-Nadi and Honiara-Port Moresby. Both routes will be operated with Airbus A320s.

Copyright Photo: Peter Gates.

Solomons is now operating its first Airbus A320

Solomons (Solomon Airlines) (flysolomons.com) (Honiara) has added its first Airbus A320 to its AOC. Previously other airlines operated its international routes.

The airline announced on September 8, 2011 that CASA Australia (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) has finally approved their FAOC (Foreign Air Operators Certificate) application which now gives Solomons their AOC to commence scheduled flights to and from Brisbane, Australia.

Our Airline operated for Solomons until September 11, 2011.

The pictured former Air Canada Airbus A320-211 now registered as H4-BUS (msn 302) commenced its first scheduled revenue flight on Monday September 12, 2011 from Brisbane to Honiara and return. H4-BUS is pictured at BNE in the revised color scheme.

The flag carrier of the Solomon Airlines also intends to operate the A320 from Honiara to Port Moresby and return.

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Copyright Photo: Peter Gates.

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