Fiji Airways to launch its first direct flight route between Canberra and Nadi, Fiji.
Canberra, Australia, 14th April 2023– Fiji Airways has announced the launch of a new direct flight route between Canberra, Australia and Nadi, Fiji, commencing in July 2023. The new route will operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays from July 21st to the end of September and three times a week from October onwards.
The service was officially announced in Australia at Canberra Airport in collaboration with the Fijian Government, Fiji Airways, Canberra Airport, and the ACT Government. The inaugural flight is set for the 21st of July, 2023, with bookings now open for guests.
From today, guests can book return Value fares from Canberra to Fiji with Fiji Airways for just $499 AUD. All economy fares include meals, beverages, inflight entertainment and carry-on baggage up to 7kg. Value fares also include 30kg of checked baggage. Business Class return airfares are available from $2,960 AUD.
Speaking of the new route, Fiji Airways CEO, André Viljoen said: “The new direct route between Canberra and Nadi marks another significant milestone for Fiji Airways as we continue to expand our network and provide greater connectivity for our customers. We are thrilled to bring our world-class service to Canberra and connect Australia’s capital directly with our beautiful home, Fiji. We look forward to welcoming our customers on board and sharing the world-renowned Fijian hospitality that sets us apart.”
To mark the occasion, passengers at Canberra International Airport were treated to a traditional Fijian welcome, alongside a performance by Fijian dance group, VOU.
The announcement was also celebrated with a promotional flight this morning, on the 14th of April, bringing the Fijian Deputy Prime Minister, the Fijian Drua, and local fans to Canberra ahead of tonight’s match where The Drua will go head to head against the Brumbies at GIO Stadium in Canberra. Fiji Airways has also confirmed its sponsorship of the Brumbies for Super Rugby Pacific.
With the launch of this new route from July, Fiji Airways will operate 22 direct services to Fiji and offer the only direct service connecting Canberra to Nadi. Passengers can expect a world-class travel experience onboard Fiji Airways, with warm Fijian hospitality, exceptional service, and award-winning cuisine.