Fiji flight updates

first_imgFlooding and strong winds continue to impact travel to and from Fiji with Smart Traveller maintaining ‘reconsider your need to travel’ advice for the region’s Western Division of Viti Levu, including Nadi and the Coral Coast. The Pacific islands of Fiji were issued cyclone warnings yesterday and the Fijian government requested that all inbound flights remain passenger-free. The embargo was lifted later that afternoon and airlines, such as Air Pacific operated on reduced schedules.See below for updates on Air Pacific, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand services into the region. Subject to weather conditions and crew availability, Air Pacific intends to operate the following international inbound and outbound flights today (3 April 2011).Inbound (Flights coming into Nadi)   • FJ2910 – Apia (depart 1730) to Nadi (arrive 1830)   • FJ914 – Sydney (depart 1000) to Nadi (arrive 1550)   • FJ910 – Sydney (depart 1100) to Nadi (arrive 1650)   • FJ811 – Los Angeles (depart 0800, 02 April) to Nadi (arrive 1320)   • FJ412 – Auckland (depart 0830) to Nadi (arrive 1135)   • FJ920 – Brisbane (depart 1515) t Nadi (arrive 1645)   • FJ410 – Auckland (depart 2100) to Nadi (arrive midnight)    • FJ910 – Sydney (depart 2000) to Nadi (arrive 0145 on Wednesday April 4)   • FJ210 – Tonga (depart 1650) to Nadi (arrive 1720)   • FJ930 – Melbourne (depart 2359 ) to Nadi (arrive 0650 on Wednesday April 4) Outbound (Flights out of Nadi)   • FJ921 – Nadi (depart 1100 ) to Brisbane (arrive 1315)   • FJ411 – Nadi (depart 1650) to Auckland (arrive 2000)   • FJ911 – Nadi (depart 1520) to Sydney (arrive 1800)   • FJ211 – Nadi (depart 1330) to Tonga (arrive 1550)   • FJ931 – Nadi (depart 1840) to Melbourne (arrive 2230)    • FJ253 – Nadi (depart 2050) to Apia (arrive 2340)   • FJ810 – Nadi (depart 2200) to Los Angeles (arrive 1320)   • FJ822 – Nadi (depart 2359) to Christmas Island and onward to Honolulu (0639) Air Pacific flight FJ261 from Nadi to Port Vila and Honiara and the return leg has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions in that region. Tomorrow’s (April 4) full schedule has not been released but Air Pacific intends to operate the following services.Inbound (Flights coming into Nadi)   • FJ252 – Apia (depart 0040) to Nadi (arrive 0140) Outbound (Flights out of Nadi)   • FJ915 – Nadi (depart 0700) to Sydney (arrive 0955)Passengers with queries, questions or who need to re-book can contact Air Pacific Reservations and visit the Travel Alerts website for further information.Meanwhile, Virgin Australia said it will continue to operate scheduled services to Nadia, Fiji from Australia but encouraged guests to reconsider their travel options.“While many resorts remain open, there is sustained damage from the storms and cyclonic weather,” the airline said.The airline said it will also offer flexible travel amendments for guests booked to travel to and from Fiji from 30 March to 4 April this year.Air New Zealand cancelled its 7:45am A320 service from Auckland-Nadi-Auckland (NZ752/NZ753). The scheduled flight was replaced with a larger Boeing 777-300 aircraft, more than doubling the number of seats available in both directions.The new flight (NZ6802) will depart Auckland at 1:00pm. Passengers booked on the previously cancelled A320 services have been re-booked on the later flight. The Air New Zealand 747-400, which flew to Nadi yesterday without passengers returned to Auckland that evening with 260 passengers on board.Stay tuned to e-Travel Blackboard for breaking news and additional updates today and tomorrow. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: P.Tlast_img

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