Continental Airlines announced today new service from its Guam hub and Honolulu to Nadi, Fiji beginning December 18, 2009. The flights will also offer convenient connections from the US mainland, Japan, and Continental’s Micronesian network to Nadi.
“We are pleased to add Nadi to our portfolio of Pacific destinations,” said Jim Compton, Continental’s executive vice president of marketing. “Fiji is a popular vacation spot that attracts visitors from around the world, and we see a strong demand for leisure travel to the area.” The service will be operated by Continental Micronesia using two-cabin Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 155 seats.
The flights from Honolulu International Airport (HNL) will operate on Mondays and Fridays departing at 6:55 pm and arriving in Nadi at 11:40 pm the following day. Return flights will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays departing at 8:50 am and arriving in Honolulu at 5:25 pm the previous day, after crossing the International Date Line.
The flights from Guam’s AB Won Pat International Airport (GUM) will operate on Mondays and Fridays departing at 10:55 pm and arriving at Nadi International Airport (NAN) at 7:30 am the next morning. Return flights will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays departing Nadi at 12:40 am and arriving in Guam at 5:10 am the same day.
Fiji, located in the heart of the South Pacific, is a group of more than 300 islands and atolls dotted across 200,000 square miles of sea. The islands are known for their picturesque coasts, tall coconut palms, and brilliant turquoise lagoons fringed by coral reefs and white sandy beaches. Travelers from around the world visit Fiji for its pristine beauty, varied activities including diving and surfing, and relaxed lifestyle.