SUVA, FIJIFiji’s national airline Fiji Airways has announced its return to commercial flying for fully vaccinated international travelers from 1st December 2021.

The airline has scheduled a number of daily flights and weekly flights between Fiji and its major tourism destination markets, with the first commercial flight from Australia to Fiji since March 2020 scheduled to depart Sydney on the morning of the 1st December.

From 1st December, Fiji Airways will launch 14 flights a week between Nadi and Sydney on its brand new Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, with daily flights to Melbourne and Brisbane also scheduled to resume.

The airline will operate daily A350 flights to Los Angeles, five flights a week from San Francisco on its A330 aircraft, and two flights a week from Honolulu utilizing the Boeing 737 MAX.

Daily flights are also scheduled to/from Auckland, with three flights a week to Christchurch and two flights a week to Wellington on a mix of Airbus A330 and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Hong Kong will see three flights a week, while there will be two weekly flights to Singapore and Tokyo-Narita on the Airbus A330 aircraft.

Fiji Airways will adjust its planned schedules accordingly if certain states or destinations remain closed for international travel on 1st December.

Visitors to Fiji will enjoy a well-deserved holiday in one of the world’s first fully vaccinated tourist destinations, with the country 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 for visitors to the country with luxury resorts at prices up to 45% more affordable than 2019 rates.

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 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 will initially offer quarantine-free travel to fully vaccinated travelers from Travel Partner countries.

Currently, these are Australia, New Zealand, United States of America, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Qatar, Germany, Spain, France, Republic of Korea, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, and most Pacific Island Countries and Territories.