Fiji Airways announces flight schedules, fares and amazing package deals for visitors as Fiji announces reopening of borders
Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, has announced that flights to the South Pacific paradise will officially resume for fully vaccinated international travellers from 1st December 2021, with the first commercial flight from New Zealand to Fiji since March 2020 scheduled to depart Auckland on 1st December.
From 1st December, Fiji Airways plans to launch daily flights from Auckland to Fiji (Nadi) utilising its brand new Airbus A350-900 aircraft, three flights a week from Christchurch on its Boeing 737 Max, and two flights a week from Wellington utilising its Boeing 737 MAX.
Kiwi’s could possibly be among the first to enjoy a well-deserved vacation in one of the world’s first fully vaccinated tourist destinations, with Fiji on track to have the entire working population vaccinated by November. Award-winning Fiji Airways, with its two distinct achievements for COVID Safety and wellness, is offering exclusive package holidays with luxury resorts at prices up to 45% more affordable than 2019 rates.
The airline will adjust its planned schedules accordingly if certain destinations remain closed for international travel on 1st December.
Four nights per person at the luxury Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island, Fiji, with its rich array of exciting guest offerings start from $1099 NZD, including return flights with Fiji Airways, accommodation, all meals, transfers and more. Four nights at the same resort for a family of four (two adults and two kids), including return flights with Fiji Airways, accommodation, all meals, transfers and more will start from $2559 NZD.
The Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama announced the travel framework which would allow Fiji to reopen its borders to tourists from 1st December after more than 20 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All arriving travellers 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 Managing Director & CEO Andre Viljoen said: “After almost two years of no tourism, we cannot wait to welcome back international travellers from 1st December and greet them with our famous Fijian hospitality. As soon as they’re ready to travel to Fiji, we will give our Kiwi whānau and friends a big bula welcome onboard our aircraft and safely transport them to a well-deserved vacation in paradise.”
“We fully support the health protocols and travel framework laid out by the Fijian Government for the safety of Fijians and visitors alike. In addition to the measures announced, we have our Travel Ready programme to safeguard the wellbeing of staff and customers, which includes mask-wearing at all appropriate times on board our aircraft and at the airport.”
“Fiji is a pioneer of COVID-safe international travel; and Fiji Airways is the only airline in the Australia-New Zealand-Pacific region to achieve a Skytrax 5-Star COVID Safety rating as well as the highest Hospital Grade “Diamond” certification by APEX Health and Safety powered by Simpliflying,” added Mr Viljoen.
For more information and to view the full flight schedule and all package deals please visit: https://www.fijiairways.com
EXAMPLE OF FIJI AIRWAYS’ PACKAGE DEALS – PER ADULT
- Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa – 4 Nights from NZ$1,099 (Flights, Accommodation, All Meals, Transfers & More)
- InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa – 4 Nights from NZ$1,199 (Flights, Accommodation, All Meals, Transfers & More)
- Shangri-La Yanuca Island, Fiji – 4 Nights from NZ$999 (Flights, Accommodation, All Meals, Transfers & More)
- Radisson Blu Resort – 4 Nights from NZ$1,099 (Flights, Accommodation, All Meals, Transfers & More)
The Naviti – 4 Nights All Inclusive from NZ$1199 (Flights, Accommodation, All Meals, All Beverages, Transfers & More)
Source: Fiji Airways