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Solomon Airlines continues to offer limited passenger seats on February cargo flights


Posted on January 22, 2021 at 09:30 AM in Schedule Updates


Following special approvals by the Solomon Islands and Australian Governments, Solomon Airlines is continuing to offer a limited number of passenger seats for booking on the airline’s regular Friday cargo flights between Brisbane and Honiara.

Seats on the Airbus A320 international flights are available to those who meet special conditions and each passenger must have travel approval granted by the Solomon Islands Prime Minister’s Office. 

Passengers who meet all eligibility conditions will be able to travel on flights scheduled to operate throughout the next month. Seating allocation on the aircraft will be limited in line with available capacity at Government approved quarantine accommodation. 

FLIGHTS FROM BRISBANE TO HONIARA – 5, 12, 19 AND 26 FEBRUARY

Flight IE701 will depart Brisbane at 10.00am and arrive in Honiara at 2:15pm.

Spaces on services from Brisbane to Honiara will be limited to those who have spent the 28 days prior to intended departure, in a ‘low-risk country’ as classified by the Solomon Islands Government.  Those countries currently include Australia, New Zealand, China (excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan), and South Pacific countries (excluding Papua New Guinea and French Polynesia).

Each passenger will be required to have two negative COVID-19 PCR test results, one between 12 and 14 days prior to departure and a final test taken 72 hours prior to departure.  All passengers will be responsible for self-funding their required quarantine in approved accommodation in Honiara.

FLIGHTS FROM HONIARA TO BRISBANE – 2, 5, 8 AND 12 FEBRUARY

On 2 February, Flight IE700 will depart Honiara at 11.00am, arriving in Brisbane at 1.15pm.

On 5 and 12 February, Flight IE700 will depart Honiara at 3.15pm, arriving in Brisbane at 5.30pm.

On 8 February, Flight IE700 will depart Honiara at 9.00am, arriving in Brisbane 11.15am.

Passengers on these flights must have the right of entry to Australia or be transitting onward to other international destinations. Facemasks must be worn in all airports and for the full duration of the flight.

Bookings can be made via phone or email with Solomon Airlines Sales Offices in Point Cruz (+677 20152 or [email protected]) or Brisbane (+61 7 3860 5883 or [email protected]).

All Solomon Airlines flights comply fully with the COVID-19 regulations of the relevant countries. Solomon Airlines crew onboard the airline’s A320 aircraft wear facemasks and gloves for the duration of service and catering is minimal to reduce contact between passengers and crew.

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