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Fiji Airways announces Porter Airlines as new Interline Partner

Fiji’s National Airline expands its footprint in North America.

Fiji Airways A330-300
Fiji Airways A330-300

An exciting new partnership has been announced by Fiji Airways to increase its footprint in North America, and make it easier for visitors to reach Fijian paradise.

Fiji’s National Airline has signed an interline agreement with Toronto based Porter Airlines, which provides services in Canada and the United States of America. The agreement means visitors will only need one ticket to book and fly from airports serviced by Porter Airlines and connect onto their Fiji Airways flights out of Vancouver, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

porter airlines E195-E2
Porter's E195-E2's

“Our bookings to and from North America have been strong, collectively making up the second largest group of visitors to Fiji in 2023. Many of these guests are flying in from other cities to catch our flights out of the three ports that Fiji Airways serves.

We are excited to launch this interline partnership with Porter Airlines which creates easier access, and more travel options for customers travelling to and from the important and growing list of markets Porter

serves,” said Fiji Airways Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mr Andre Viljoen.

Porter Airlines routes
Porter Airlines routes

Porter Airlines with more than sixty aircraft in its fleet provides services to more than 30 destinations across Canada and the United States, with hubs in Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, and Halifax. Passengers flying on Fiji-Porter itineraries can connect in Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Vancouver.

“This partnership means that families in various parts of the two countries can realistically consider a holiday in Fiji. Fiji is an ideal holiday destination for anyone looking for sun, sand, sea with a vast variety of local experiences and culinary delights. Paradise is closer than you thought possible.

Yasawa Islands, Fiji
Paradise - Yasawa Islands, Fiji

Guests also won’t have to book separate flights and carry their luggage from one check-in counter to another because our agreement with Porter Airlines take care of all that in one ticket,” Mr Viljoen added.

Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Porter Airlines, Edmond Eldebs, stated, “This new partnership offers passengers seamless connections between Fiji Airways and Porter at key locations

along the West Coast of North America. It improves access for Canadians to destinations across the Pacific, and for passengers originating on Fiji flights to reach points across Eastern Canada.”

For Fijians wanting to holiday in North America, or spend time with family and friends, this partnership is the perfect solution providing seamless onwards connections to thirty locations across Canada and

the United States.

About Fiji Airways:

Founded in 1951, Fiji Airways Group comprises of Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline and its subsidiaries: Fiji Link, its domestic and regional carrier, Pacific Call Comm Ltd, and a 50% stake in the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island, Nadi. From its hubs at Nadi and Suva International Airports, Fiji Airways and Fiji Link serve 108 destinations in over 15 countries (including code-share). Destinations include Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, the US, Canada, the UK, Hong Kong (SAR China), Singapore, India, Japan, China, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and New Caledonia. The Fiji Airways Group brings in 70 percent of all visitors who fly to Fiji, employs over 1000 employees, and earned revenues of over FJD$1.7 billion (USD $770m) in 2023. Fiji Airways rebranded from Air Pacific in June 2013.

Courtesy of Edwin Nand | Manager Corporate Communications of Fiji Airways

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