Due to the latest Solomon Islands Government restrictions, we can not accept passengers on flight IE701 from Brisbane to Honiara on Friday 6, 13 and 20 August. The flight will be cargo only. For assistance please contact our Australia Reservations team.

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Solomon Airlines to sell limited passenger seats on Friday cargo flights Brisbane-Honiara-Brisbane

Posted on December 22, 2020 at 09:00 AM in Schedule Updates

  • Special conditions apply, limited availability on Friday flights from 8 January 2021

Following special approvals by the Solomon Islands and Australian Governments, Solomon Airlines have made available a limited number of passenger seats on the airline’s regular Friday cargo flights between Brisbane and Honiara.

The seats on the airline’s Airbus A320 will be limited in line with availability at Government approved quarantine accommodation.  Seat sales will apply to flights scheduled from 8 January until 5 March 2021. 

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.

Passenger transportation on the Friday flights will be in addition to further Solomon Islands Government managed repatriation flights for citizens.

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

Passengers seeking to travel on the services should contact Solomon Airlines Sales Offices in Honiara by phoning +677 20152 or emailing [email protected], or in Brisbane by phoning +61 7 3860 5883 or emailing [email protected]


Flight IE701 departs Brisbane at 10.00am and arrives into Honiara at 2:15pm.

Spaces on the Friday services from Brisbane to Honiara are 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), 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.


Flight IE700 from Honiara to Brisbane will depart at 3:15pm, arriving into Brisbane at 5:30pm.

Passengers on these flights must have right of entry to Australia or be transitting onward to other international destinations.

Click for details on travel requirements between Australia and Solomon Islands.

Visit our Travel Advice page for the latest available repatriation flights

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