Fiji Airways has increased its weekly freighter
services to ten flights per week.
Freighter services between Nadi and Auckland have
increased to thrice weekly flights, while freighter services
between Nadi-Sydney and Nadi-Los Angeles now operate twice a week.
Weekly freighter services between Nadi-Hong Kong
and Nadi-Port Vila remain at one flight per week.
Mr. Andre Viljoen, Fiji Airways' Managing Director
& CEO, said, “We remain committed to dedicated freighter services
which are vital to the supply chain for Fiji’s export sector. As
we have stated before, our freight services keep the economy
moving, and benefit primary producers, farmers, fisher folk,
workers, exporters, freight forwarders and consumers alike.”
Between 1 April and 30 June, Fiji Airways carried
about 1,205 tonnes of exports from Fiji, consisting of fresh produce, garments, kava and seafood. Inbound
freight consisted of consignments important to Fijian businesses,
as well as almost 52 tonnes of essential medical supplies
including vaccines, test kits, medicine and humanitarian aid.
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