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Airlines Updates

06.10.2020 Fiji Airways in the last few days extended International scheduled service suspension, as the airline removed all International flights in November. Planned service resumption to the US (including Hawaii) as well as Kiritimati in The Kiribati, previously scheduled to resume as early as December, has also been postponed again to second week of January 2021.

Following routes to be resumed from 01DEC20, subject to change:
Nadi – Apia
Nadi – Auckland
Nadi – Brisbane
Nadi – Christchurch
Nadi – Hong Kong
Nadi – Honiara
Nadi – Melbourne
Nadi – Nuku’alofa
Nadi – Port Vila
Nadi – Singapore
Nadi – Sydney
Nadi – Tarawa
Nadi – Tokyo Narita
Nadi – Vava’u
Nadi – Wellington
* Suva – Auckland
Suva – Funafuti
* Suva – Sydney

* Originally scheduled from December, not related to extended International scheduled service suspension.

Following routes to be resumed from 11JAN21, subject to change:
Nadi – Honolulu
Nadi – Kiritimati – Honolulu
Nadi – Los Angeles
Nadi – San Francisco

The Airline plans to operate special charter flights from Nadi in November:

Nadi – Port Vila 27NOV20
FJ2261 NAN1340 – 1325VLI 73H

Nadi – Tarawa 17NOV20 / 18NOV20
FJ2231 NAN0730 – 0935TRW 73H

03.09.2020 Fiji Airways in recent inventory update extended International service suspension into the 4th quarter, as the airline closed reservation for travel until 31OCT20.

Following routes to be resumed from 01NOV20, subject to change:
Nadi – Apia
Nadi – Auckland
Nadi – Brisbane
Nadi – Christchurch
Nadi – Hong Kong
Nadi – Honiara
Nadi – Melbourne
Nadi – Nuku’alofa
Nadi – Port Vila
Nadi – Singapore
Nadi – Sydney
Nadi – Tarawa
Nadi – Tokyo Narita
Nadi – Vava’u
Nadi – Wellington
Suva – Funafuti

Following routes to be resumed from 01DEC20, subject to change:
Nadi – Honolulu
Nadi – Kiritimati – Honolulu
Nadi – Los Angeles
Nadi – San Francisco

Published on 20.08.2020
Airline resumes flights to Labasa Airport

Published on 12.08.2020
Fiji Airways extends the cancellation of scheduled international flight to Sept

10.08.2020 Fiji Airways in the last 72 hours further adjusted planned International operation. Previously reported on Airlineroute earlier this week, the airline’s schedule listing displays following routes to be resumed from 01SEP20, however reservation is no longer available for September, as of 07AUG20.

Nadi – Auckland
Nadi – Christchurch
Nadi – Honiara
Nadi – Kiritimati – Honolulu
Nadi – Nuku’ alofa
Nadi – Port Vila
Nadi – Tarawa
Nadi – Vava’u
Nadi – Wellington
Suva – Funafuti

Routes listed above is now scheduled to resume from 01OCT20, along with following routes (previously reported):
Nadi – Apia
Nadi – Brisbane
Nadi – Hong Kong
Nadi – Honolulu
Nadi – Melbourne
Nadi – Los Angeles
Nadi – San Francisco
Nadi – Singapore
Nadi – Sydney
Nadi – Tokyo Narita

Following routes to resume from 04DEC20:
Suva – Auckland
Suva – Sydney
04.08.2020

Fiji Airways recently filed changes to planned International service for the month of September 2020. As of 04AUG20, the airline continues to schedule International service resumption as early as 01SEP20.

Based on latest listing, following International service to resume from 01SEP20:
Nadi – Auckland
Nadi – Christchurch
Nadi – Honiara
Nadi – Kiritimati – Honolulu
Nadi – Nuku’ alofa
Nadi – Port Vila
Nadi – Tarawa
Nadi – Vava’u
Nadi – Wellington
Suva – Funafuti

Following routes to resume from 01OCT20:
Nadi – Apia
Nadi – Brisbane
Nadi – Hong Kong
Nadi – Honolulu
Nadi – Melbourne
Nadi – Los Angeles
Nadi – San Francisco
Nadi – Singapore
Nadi – Sydney
Nadi – Tokyo Narita

Following routes to resume from 04DEC20:
Suva – Auckland
Suva – Sydney

Additional changes will be filed in the next few weeks, pending on latest development on travel and border restriction.

 

10.07.2020 Fiji Airways in the last 24-48 hours extended scheduled service suspension on International route, as the airline removed reservation for all International flights in August 2020. Initially the airline only cancelled long-haul service in August, however this cancellation has been extended to short-haul/regional routes.

Affected routes include the following.

Nadi – Apia
Nadi – Auckland
Nadi – Brisbane
Nadi – Christchurch
Nadi – Honiara
Nadi – Kiritimati – Honolulu
Nadi – Melbourne
Nadi – Nuku’alofa
Nadi – Port Vila
Nadi – Sydney
Nadi – Tarawa
Nadi – Vava’u
Nadi – Wellington
Suva – Auckland
Suva – Funafuti
Suva – Sydney

Reported earlier this week on Airlineroute, following long-haul service already cancelled for reservation in August 2020.

Nadi – Hong Kong
Nadi – Honolulu
Nadi – Los Angeles
Nadi – San Francisco
Nadi – Singapore
Nadi – Tokyo Narita

The airline now tentatively plans to resume International service as early as 01SEP20, this remains subject to change.
Published on 09.07.2020
Fiji Airways extends International service suspension to late-August 2020

07.07.2020 Fiji Airways in the last few days filed planned International network. The airline’s plan to resume International flights from 01AUG20 remains unchanged for the moment, however following routes will see extended service cancellation until 31AUG20.

Nadi – Hong Kong
Nadi – Honolulu (1-stop Nadi – Kiritmati – Honolulu unchanged)
Nadi – Los Angeles
Nadi – San Francisco
Nadi – Singapore
Nadi – Tokyo Narita
Published on 28.05.2020
Fiji Airways extends flight cancellations until July end

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Full Restrictions
Open for travel from Fiji
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter or transit through Fiji.
  • This does not apply to nationals and residents of Fiji, Australia or New Zealand, provided that they have downloaded the “careFIJI App” when arriving in Fiji.
  • Fiji nationals must hold a negative PCR test obtained within 72 hours prior to departure if they are travelling from a country determined as a high risk for Covid-19, and have confirmed this via pereeza.ali@govnet.gov.fj or crmt@govnet.gov.fj
  • Foreign nationals and Fiji residents travelling to Fiji must hold a negative quantitative RT-PCR or Cepheid GeneXpert test certificate obtained within 72 hours prior to departure. The test result must include the laboratory letter head and laboratory contact details, patient details, type of sample collected, date of sample collection, date test was conducted, type of test conducted, lab sample number, and name of lab supervisor/staff signing off on the result.
  • Foreign nationals may be refused entry if they have not obtained permission to enter Fiji from the Office of the Prime Minister at pereeza.ali@govnet.gov.fj
  • Passengers are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Fiji.
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Flight Restrictions

Published on 22.09.2020

Total entry ban
Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter.

Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure.

Quarantine

Published on 22.09.2020

Home/self isolation
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required.

All arrivals must bring with them proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within 48 hours of your departure to Fiji.

Vaccination

Yellow fever (2016)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 1 year
or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for
more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

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Full Restrictions

  • Fiji Fiji has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Fiji, and they must go into quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

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    International restrictions:

    The Fiji government has announced changes to International travel due to COVID-19. Only residents and Fijian citizens are allowed to return to Fiji. Air New Zealand have indicated they will operate a number of flights between Auckland and Nadi. Fiji Airways have indicated they will continue to operate ad hoc flights. Returning residents and citizens must request permission to enter Fiji from the COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce (CRMT). To do this you will need to email the following documents to crmt@govnet.gov.fj: Letter addressed to the Chair COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce providing background to your request; Copy of passport bio-data page; Copy of the valid work permit or provide the approval letter by Immigration that was given for the work permit; Proposed itinerary; Confirmation you are willing to enter a government-mandated quarantine facility for 14 days; Evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test (for a nasopharyngeal sample taken not more than 72 hours before departure). The test result must be in the form of the complete report from the laboratory that performed the test.

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    Internal restrictions:

    A nationwide curfew is in effect from 11pm to 4am each night. Gatherings of up to 100 individuals are now allowed. This applies to weddings, funerals, conferences, community gatherings, cafes and restaurants. Domestic travel is returning to normal following the end of the suspension of travel to Fiji’s outer islands. Fiji’s authorities are encouraging social distancing, good hand hygiene and are urging those who have cold/flu symptoms to stay at home. Fiji Government is also encouraging residents to download the careFiji contact tracing app. In some instances e.g. at the airport, you will be required to show you have this on your phone. Some hotels and rental accommodation are open, and social distancing measures are in place. Public places are open including shops, restaurants, places of worship, cinemas and swimming pools.

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    07.08.2020
  • Fiji Fiji has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Fiji, and they must go into quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

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    International restrictions:

    The Fiji government has announced changes to International travel due to COVID-19. Only residents and Fijian citizens are allowed to return to Fiji. Air New Zealand have indicated they will operate a number of flights between Auckland and Nadi. Fiji Airways have indicated they will continue to operate ad hoc flights. Returning residents and citizens must: Present a certificate from a recognised medical institution certifying 14 days of quarantine in Australia or New Zealand, along with proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within 48 hours of your departure to Fiji. Once you arrive, you will then spend another seven days in-home quarantine in Fiji. If you haven’t completed 14 days quarantine in Australia or New Zealand, but have a negative COVID-test result within 48 hours of travel, then on arrival to Fiji you must spend 14 days in a government-designated quarantine centre. Afterwards, you can go to your home in Fiji, if you are symptom-free. If you’re a returning Fijian citizen or Fiji resident, you must download the careFIJI app to enter the country. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can buy one upon landing at Nadi airport for $100. This is mandatory. All foreign nationals who are currently stranded in Fiji have been advised to contact Fiji Immigration Office so that they could be properly guided to maintain their legal status. This applies to all categories of permit holders.

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    Internal restrictions:

    A nationwide curfew is in effect from 11pm to 4am each night. Social distancing restrictions now allow gatherings of up to 100 individuals and will apply to weddings, funerals, conferences, community gatherings, cafes and restaurants. Domestic travel is returning to normal following the end of the suspension of travel to Fiji’s outer islands. Fiji’s authorities are urging users of public transport to observe social distancing. If you’re looking to leave Fiji and are visiting the outer islands, you’re advised to return to the main island of Viti Levu immediately. Further cases of Covid-19 in Fiji could see the reintroduction of restrictions on internal travel and/or a lockdown of affected areas. More information on the latest restrictions are available on the Fiji Government website.

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    30.07.2020
  • Fiji Fiji has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Fiji, and they must go into quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Fiji remain very limited. The Fijian government has announced the closure of its border to all non-Fijian citizens. Only Fijian citizens are allowed to return on repatriation flights and Fiji is not allowing any transits through it from any other country. All foreign nationals who are currently stranded in Fiji have been advised to contact Fiji Immigration Office so that they could be properly guided to maintain their legal status. This applies to all categories of permit holders. These restrictions supersede the regular entry requirements set out below which refer to Fiji’s requirements that existed before the border was closed.

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    Internal restrictions:

    A nationwide curfew is in effect from 11pm to 4am each night. Social distancing restrictions now allow gatherings of up to 100 individuals and will apply to weddings, funerals, conferences, community gatherings, cafes and restaurants. Domestic travel is returning to normal following the end of the suspension of travel to Fiji’s outer islands. Fiji’s authorities are urging users of public transport to observe social distancing. If you’re looking to leave Fiji and are visiting the outer islands, you’re advised to return to the main island of Viti Levu immediately. Further cases of Covid-19 in Fiji could see the reintroduction of restrictions on internal travel and/or a lockdown of affected areas. More information on the latest restrictions are available on the Fiji Government website [https://www.fiji.gov.fj/Media-Centre/News].
    Some hotels and rental accommodation are open, and social distancing measures are in place. Public places are open including shops, restaurants, places of worship, cinemas and swimming pools. Nightclubs remain closed and you must abide by the nationwide curfew which requires you to remain in your home or accommodation between 11pm and 4am. Gatherings are restricted to no more than 100 people.

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    13.07.2020
  • Fiji Fiji has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Fiji, and they must go into quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

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    International restrictions:

    Fiji has closed its border to foreign nationals who have been in the United States, Europe, China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, or Spain within 14 days of their intended travel to Fiji, including travelers seeking to transit Fiji. Travelers covered by this restriction will be prevented from boarding Fiji-bound flights.
    Travelers to Fiji will be asked to complete a health declaration form that will be examined by health officials upon arrival in Fiji. Travelers will also be screened on arrival with handheld temperature scanners, and their travel history and health status will be screened by border agents. Arriving travelers may be required to self-isolate for 14 days at the discretion of local officials. Fiji has banned cruise ships from berthing anywhere in the country.
    Yachts can only enter Fiji through Suva, Lautoka, Savusavu and Levuka For other ports, such as Nadi/Denarau, prior arrangement with the Fijian Authorities is required.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Effective from Monday 22 June, the national curfew will be enforced from 11pm to 4am daily and will remain in force until further notice. Social restrictions have also been relaxed allowing for gatherings up to 100 individuals and will apply to weddings, funerals, conferences, community gatherings, cafes and restaurants.Domestic travel is returning to normal following the end of the suspension of travel to Fiji’s outer islands. Fiji’s authorities are urging users of public transport to observe social distancing.
    Further cases of Covid-19 in Fiji could see the reintroduction of restrictions on internal travel and/or a lockdown of affected areas. More information on the latest restrictions are available on the Fiji Government website [https://www.fiji.gov.fj/Media-Centre/News].

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    27.06.2020
  • Fiji Fiji has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Fiji, and they must go into quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

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    International restrictions:

    Nadi Airport is closed to all scheduled passenger travel. The Labasa Airport will be temporarily closed to allow the upgrade and maintenance of the runway. The closure will be from July 13th to August 4th.
    Fiji Airways has suspended all international flights until the end of June. Transit through Fiji is banned until further notice. All passenger travel to the outer islands has ceased. All foreign nationals who have visited or transited through mainland China,
    Iran, South Korea, the US and all of Europe including the UK within 14 days prior to arrival will be denied entry. All cruise ships are banned from entering the country. Returning nationals are required to undergo a self-quarantine for 28 days. National carrier Fiji Airways has suspended all domestic flights; only Fiji Link flights are operating at reduced frequency between Nadi and Suva. Cruise ships are barred from entry.

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    Internal restrictions:

    A nationwide curfew operates from 22.00 to 05.00. The lockdowns of the Greater Lautoka Area (Western division) and Suva (Central division) have been lifted, though the nationwide curfew remains in place. Schools in Fiji will remain closed until 12 June. Fiji Link airlines has resumed limited domestic services between Nadi and Suva. Gatherings of more than 20 people are banned.

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    23.06.2020
  • Fiji Fiji has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Fiji, and they must go into quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

    International restrictions:

    Nadi Airport is closed to all scheduled passenger travel; Fiji Airways has suspended all international flights until the end of June. Transit through Fiji is banned until further notice. All passenger travel to the outer islands has ceased. All foreign nationals who have visited or transited through mainland China,
    Iran, South Korea, the US and all of Europe including the UK within 14 days prior to arrival will be denied entry. All cruise ships are banned from entering the country. Returning nationals are required to undergo a self-quarantine for 28 days. National carrier Fiji Airways has suspended all domestic flights; only Fiji Link flights are operating at reduced frequency between Nadi and Suva. Cruise ships are barred from entry.

    Internal restrictions:

    A nationwide curfew operates from 22.00 to 05.00. The lockdowns of the Greater Lautoka Area (Western division) and Suva (Central division) have been lifted, though the nationwide curfew remains in place. Schools in Fiji will remain closed until 12 June. Fiji Link airlines has resumed limited domestic services between Nadi and Suva. Gatherings of more than 20 people are banned.

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    30.04.2020
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