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Solomon Airlines confirms 28 July repatriation flight from Australia

Posted on July 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM in General News

  • 28 July Brisbane to Honiara

Solomon Airlines will operate a further repatriation flight between Brisbane and Honiara on 28 July bringing home Solomon Islands citizens and residents and approved foreign nationals via the airline’s Brisbane gateway.

Solomon Airlines Flight IE694 will depart Brisbane on Tuesday 28 July at 10.45pm arriving in Honiara at 3.00am on 29 July. Due to Solomon Islands Government quarantine capacity restrictions, space onboard for Solomon Islands citizens who will be placed in Government-sponsored quarantine accommodation is limited. The flight is open for sale for approved foreign nationals, who are required to pay for their own quarantine expenses in Honiara. 

The flight is timed to allow for international connections from several countries and all passengers intending to enter the Solomon Islands, must have pre-approval from the Prime Minister’s Office prior to being accepted for this flight. The flight will be subject to Solomon Islands Government approved quarantine facility availability.

Bookings are only available for sale through Solomon Airlines’ Brisbane Reservations Office via +61 7 3860 5883 Mon-Fri (9am-5pm) or via the airline’s Point Cruz office in Honiara.

All Solomon Airlines repatriation flights comply with the COVID-19 regulations and requirements of the relevant countries. Solomon Airlines crew wear facemasks and gloves for duration of service and catering is be minimal to reduce contact between passengers and crew.

Check our latest flight schedules online here

Details on QLD Health requirements and quarantine for transit passengers here

Details on 771 transit visa for transit passengers for Australia here

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