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Solomon Airlines schedules third repatriation flight between The Philippines and Solomon Islands


Posted on January 01, 2021 at 09:00 AM in Schedule Updates


***Updated 08/01/21***

Following Solomon Islands Government approval and subject to foreign regulatory approval, Solomon Airlines has scheduled the third repatriation flight between the Philippines and Solomon Islands.

The planned repatriation flight will operate as follows:

21 JANUARY - MANILA-BIAK-HONIARA

On 21 January, flight IE644 Manila-Honiara will depart Manila at 7.15am arriving in Biak at 11.35am for a fuel stop only, before departing at 12.35pm arriving in Honiara at 6.20pm.

As this is a Solomon Islands Government managed repatriation charter, passengers seeking to travel on the flight should contact their nearest Solomon Islands Government embassy or mission for further details.

All passengers for this service will be required to have taken three COVID-19 tests in the 21 days before the flight. They will only be allowed to board the aircraft if all test results are negative.

On arrival in the Solomon Islands, all travellers will undergo a mandatory, minimum 21-day quarantine period and multiple further COVID-19 tests. All COVID-19 test results must be negative before individuals can be released from quarantine.

22 JANUARY - HONIARA-BRISBANE

Following deep cleaning of the aircraft overnight, Solomon Airlines Airbus A320 will return to Australia.  On 22 January, Flight IE700 will depart Honiara at 7:15am, arriving in Brisbane at 9:30am.

Seat availability on this service is limited. Passengers wishing to leave Solomon Islands must have approved right of entry to Australia or an immediate connection in Brisbane within 8 hours of arrival.

All transit passengers will be required to provide proof of onward connections prior to booking.

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