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Solomon Airlines & Air Kiribati to partner on new Brisbane-Honiara-Kiribati service

Solomon Airlines & Air Kiribati to partner on new Brisbane-Honiara-Kiribati service

Solomon Airlines and Air Kiribati have announced the commencement of a new service linking Brisbane with Tarawa via Honiara commencing August 30, 2017.

The new service, which will operate ex-Brisbane every Wednesday and ex-Tarawa every Thursday, has been scheduled as per the following:

BNE-HIR-TWR

IE 701
Depart BNE 1100
Arrive HIR 1515

IE 720
Depart HIR 1615
Arrive TRW 2000

TWR-HIR-BNE

IE 721
Depart TRW 1000
Arrive HIR 1145

IE 700
Depart HIR 1300
Arrive BNE 1515

The new service builds on an Air Service Agreement (ASA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the Solomon Islands and the Republic of Kiribati last November.

Welcoming the commencement of the service, Solomon Airlines’ CEO, Brett Gebers underlined the importance of the aviation partnership as a catalyst for both nations’ economic development.

“This service is more than just a link between two nations – it also represents an avenue for both nations to grow and prosper as we walk forward together,” he said.

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