NADI, Fiji, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji Airways, Fiji's National Airline, today recommenced its direct San Francisco to Fiji flights, extending from seasonal to a year-round service, following a successful first year of operation. The direct San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Fiji (NAN) services began mid-2016 as a seasonal route.The new year-round services sees the Fijian carrier fly between SFO and NAN twice a week and increasing to three times a week (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday) in the high season from June through August and December.
"Our expansion out of SFO represents our position as the premier carrier for Fiji and the South Pacific, as well as being a gateway carrier to Australia and New Zealand," Fiji Airways Managing Director and CEO Mr. Andre Viljoen said.
San Francisco International Airport Director, Ivar C. Satero, also commented, "We are thrilled that Fiji Airways has chosen SFO for expanded year-round service. This move validates the strong market for non-stop flights between San Francisco and Fiji, and we are pleased that our customers can now enjoy Fiji Airways' award-winning service year-round."
Fiji Airways' San Francisco to Nadi, Fiji flight will depart 11:00pm (local time) arriving in Nadi at 5:10 am (local time, +2 days). The flight will depart Nadi at 10:15pm (local time), arriving in San Francisco 1:45pm (local time, the same day).
Operated using Fiji Airways' A330 aircraft, 10-hour direct flights offer both Economy and Business Class travel options. All Fiji Airways flights are full-service and include checked and carry-on baggage, in-flight entertainment, meals and alcoholic beverages.
For the full release and the latest updates from Fiji Airways, please visit www.fijiairways.com.
*Fare based on availability; subject to terms and conditions; price based on current fare sale ending July 31st (business); June 5th (economy).
About Fiji Airways: Founded in 1951, Fiji Airways Group comprises of Fiji Airways, Fiji's National Airline and its subsidiaries: Fiji Link, its domestic and regional carrier, Pacific Call Comm Ltd, and a 38.75% stake in the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island, Nadi. From its hubs at Nadi and Suva International Airports, Fiji Airways and Fiji Link serve 64 destinations in 13 countries (including code-share). Destinations to and from the U.S. include: Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands. The Fiji Airways Group brings in 64 percent of all visitors who fly to Fiji, employs over 1000 employees, and earns revenues of over FJD$815 million (USD $390m). Fiji Airways rebranded from Air Pacific in June 2013. Visit www.fijiairways.com for more information.
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