CAPTION: PM with staff of Air Pacific who are in Toulouse to take delivery of the second A330 from Airbus. Photo: MINFO.
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today officially received the 2nd A330 aircraft for Fiji Airways from the Airbus outlet in Toulouse, France.
Airbus’ Vice President Contracts and Delivery Transactions Mr Thierry Van Der Heyden met with the Fijian delegation and pointed out that they were excited to deliver Fiji’s second A330 aircraft.
PM Bainimarama thanked Airbus for delivering their promise to have the aircraft prepared on schedule and commended them on a ‘job well done’.
As a tribute to the designer of the Masi motif now used on the aircraft, Makereta Matemosi, the second aircraft will be named after her village; “Namuka-I-Lau”.
The aircraft arrives into Nadi on Thursday 23 May.