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Fiji’s national carrier’s unveils first New Airbus A330

NADI, Fiji - Completing an 18-month journey from order to delivery, Air Pacific’s first brand new Airbus A330-200 arrived at the airline’s base of operations in Nadi, Fiji from Airbus’ facility

Air Pacific takes delivery of first new Airbus A330

NADI, Fiji - Air Pacific (soon to be Fiji Airways) today announced that it had successfully taken ownership and delivery of its first-ever brand-new wide body aircraft, the Airbus A330-200.

Air Pacific returns to profit

NADI, Fiji - Air Pacific, the national airline of Fiji, has achieved a significant milestone in its transformation plan, posting a return to profit for the first time in three years, with its financia

Fiji’s national airline plays name game (again)

The latest initiatives in the turnaround strategy of Air Pacific, Fiji’s national carrier, have been revealed, including a rebranding of the airline and a return to its 1958 name of “Fiji Airways.

Air Pacific to go back to former name of Fiji Airways

SUVA, Fiji – Since 2009, Air Pacific, its Chairman, CEO, and numerous staff, have worked to stabilize, rebuild, and improve the entire infrastructure of Fiji's national air carrier, Air Pacific.

American Airlines and Air Pacific sign codeshare agreement

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and Fiji-based Air Pacific have signed a new codeshare agreement that will give American's customers more travel options throughout the South Pacific and Air Paci

Hollywood star or Air Pacific CEO

(eTN) - Hollywood producers looking to cast the role of a senior executive heading an airline flying to exotic destinations would easily select Dave Pflieger.

Air Pacific welcomes new CEO

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dave Pflieger, former senior VP at Virgin America, is a proven business leader with 25 years of aviation industry experience as a business executive, attorney, and pilot, and he ha

Direct flights between Fiji and Hong Kong started by Air Pacific

Air Pacific Limited, the largest carrier of visitors to Fiji, celebrated the success of its inaugural direct flight from Nadi of Fiji to Hong Kong today.

Alaska Airlines-Air Pacific sign partnership deal

Alaska Airlines said it’s signed a codeshare and mileage plan partnership deal with Air Pacific, an international airline based in Fiji.

Air Pacific to increase fares due to record oil prices

SYDNEY, Australia (eTN) - Air Pacific has announced in a press release that it will increase its fares from Australia to Fiji by approximately five per cent for tickets issued from June 11, 2008.

Fiji cabinet to review national airline

A Fiji cabinet task force will oversee a comprehensive review of the operations of national airline, Air Pacific. A statement on the Fiji government website says government concern about the airline's operations stemmed from increasing complaints from the tourism sector, Air Pacific employees and travellers regarding deteriorating standards.

Air Pacific, Expedia team up

SYDNEY, Australia (eTN) - Fiji’s Air Pacific has joined forces with the world’s largest online travel provider, Expedia, to launch Air Pacific Holidays.

Air Pacific orders additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners

SEATTLE - The Boeing Company and Air Pacific today announced that the Fiji-based airline has ordered three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in addition to a 2006 order for five of the high-technology jetliners. The airplanes were added to the Boeing Orders and Deliveries Web site in 2007, attributed to an unidentified customer.

Airline feels fuel squeeze

The price of jet kerosene has reached an all time high and is significantly affecting the cost of Air Pacific's operations, says acting chief executive officer, Josephine Yee Joy. Ms Joy said if fuel prices remained high or continued to increase, the airline would be forced to review scheduled operations.

Airline chief orders review

(TVLW) - Air Pacific managing director John Campbell has initiated an internal review of the airline. Mr Campbell said the airline would review customer service, maintenance and airport handling. He said they were doing everything within their power to resolve and prevent delays. The airline has been plagued with delays in the past two weeks due to mechanical problems with aircraft.