Nadi-Tuesday April 14, 2015: A new codeshare agreement between the national carriers of Fiji
and Vanuatu, Fiji Airways and Air Vanuatu will see seven flights a week between the two island
Fiji Airways and Air Vanuatu will now offer their customers code-share access on flights to and
from Port Vila as well as interlining capability from each airlines gateway points, further extending
their respective networks.
Fiji Airways will place its “FJ” code on Air Vanuatu services from Port Vila to Suva and Nadi. Air
Vanuatu will place its “NF” code on Fiji Airways services from Nadi and Suva to Port Vila.
The agreement will allow customers to purchase flights through all the distribution channels on
both airlines, providing a seamless travel experience within the South Pacific and connectivity to
other popular destinations including Los Angeles and Hong Kong.
Stefan Pichler, Fiji Airways Board Director commented: “This new code-share agreement between
the two airlines will ensure greater cooperation, coordination, and ultimately better opportunities
for travel between Fiji and Vanuatu.
“Fiji Airways, as one of the region’s leading airlines, is always on the lookout for partnerships like
these which provide benefits to all parties commercially. Further than that, it further strengthens
the ties between the Melanesian neighbours. Our customers can now enjoy better access to
popular Vanuatu destinations like Port Vila and Santo with the convenience of a single booking.”
Air Vanuatu’s chief executive officer Joseph Laloyer said the two airlines had a long history of
delivering exceptional service throughout the Pacific.
“We share common goals – to be leaders in service delivery and to promote our national interests.
For Air Vanuatu, this codeshare agreement means more opportunity for overseas holidaymakers
to visit Vanuatu, with smooth connections from Asia and North America.
Codeshare passengers can travel to destinations serviced byHi the two airlines on a single ticket,
with onward boarding passes and checked-through baggage to their final destinations (if allowed
by respective airports).