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Solomon Airlines, Air Niugini and Air Vanuatu Tripartite Codeshare to Commence 01 July 2016


Posted on June 28, 2016 at 10:43 AM in General News


Honiara, Solomon Islands – Effective 01 July 2016, Solomon Airlines, Air Niugini and Air Vanuatu will commence operation of a long awaited codeshare service linking all three destinations.

The new service will operate from Port Moresby to Honiara on Fridays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Ex-Honiara the codeshare service will operate from Honiara to Port Moresby on Saturdays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The codeshare also extends to a weekly Honiara-Port Vila-Honiara service into Bauerfield International Airport, Port Vila, operating ex-Honiara on Tuesdays and returning to Honiara on Wednesdays.

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Above: Hand in hand in at the official signing of the codeshare agreement last year, (from left) , Air Vanuatu CEO, Joseph Laloyer, Air Niugini CEO, Simon Foo and Solomon Airlines CEO, Captain Ron Sumsum

 

Solomon Airlines General Manager Operations & Commercial, Gus Kraus said the benefits of all three airlines working in unison presented a major boost for the Melanesian region’s tourism and business aspirations.

“This codeshare agreement can also be seen as a considerable advancement of the ideals contained within the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) mandate and will play a key role in further promoting MSG principals,” Mr Kraus said.

For further information contact Solomon Airlines Honiara Travel Centre, telephone + 677 20152 or Solomon Airlines Australian Offices on + 61 (0) 7 3860 5883.

 

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