Aviation

Interline agreement opens Fiji to Asia

Kate Webster

A new interline agreement bewteen Fiji Airways and Jetstar will see the Fijian national carrier connect to more than 21 destinations on Jetstar’s network from Singapore.

The interline agreement has been signed with the Jetstar Group of branded airlines including Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan and Jetstar Pacific.

Fiji Airways managing director and CEO, Andre Viljoen, said “this is an exciting growth phase for our newest international route of Singapore, and allows us to connect our extensive South Pacific network to Jetstar’s impressive network throughout Asia.”

Back in April this year, Fiji Airways commenced twice-weekly direct flights to Singapore.

“This interline agreement means our customers will be able to travel seamlessly through Singapore to 21 destinations in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, The Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar, through Jetstar’s dense network across the Asia Pacific region,” Viljoen added.

While the agreement covers all 73 destinations served by the Jetstar Group, including Jetstar Airways in Australia, the immediate take-up will be for Jetstar destinations from Singapore.

The Jetstar-Fiji Airways interline agreement builds on Jetstar’s growing base of 46 established interline partners that include Qantas, Air France-KLM, British Airways, United and China Eastern, just to name a few.

Jetstar currently also have existing codeshare agreements with Qantas, Japan Airlines, American Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Finnair, LATAM and Emirates.

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