Travel Advisory: Impact of Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasa on Fiji Airways and Fiji Link Flights

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A number of Fiji Airways and Fiji Link flights will be impacted due to projected adverse weather conditions  associated with Severe Tropical Cyclone (TC) Yasa in the region.

A number of domestic Fiji Link flights for Thursday 17 December and Friday 18 December will be cancelled, and impacted customers will be booked on the next available service. Impacted flights are listed below. A handful of domestic flights (not referenced below) for Thursday (17 Dec) and Friday (18 Dec) will operate as schedule, subject to conducive weather conditions. An update for Saturday’s domestic Fiji Link flights (19 Dec) will be issued on Friday.

Cancelled Fiji Link Flights for Thursday, December 17, 2020:

Flight Number Flight
FJ 32 Suva-Labasa
FJ 31 Labasa-Suva
FJ 34 Suva-Labasa
FJ 33 Labasa-Suva
FJ 36 Suva-Labasa
FJ 35 Labasa-Suva
FJ 85 Nadi-Labasa
FJ 39 Labasa-Suva
FJ 38 Suva-Labasa
FJ 84 Labasa-Nadi
FJ 21 Nadi-Suva
FJ 18 Suva-Nadi
FJ 123 Suva-Taveuni
FJ 122 Taveuni-Suva
FJ 139 Suva-Lakeba
FJ 140 Lakeba-Suva
FJ 111 Suva-Savusavu
FJ 112 Savusavu-Suva

Cancelled Fiji Link Flights for Friday, December 18, 2020:  

Flight Number Flight
FJ 6 Suva-Nadi
FJ181 Nadi-Rotuma
FJ 180 Rotuma-Nadi
FJ 7 Nadi-Suva
FJ 32 Suva-Labasa
FJ 31 Labasa-Suva
FJ 34 Suva-Labasa
FJ 39 Labasa-Suva
FJ 38 Suva-Labasa
FJ 37 Labasa-Suva
FJ 123 Suva-Taveuni
FJ 122 Taveuni-Suva
FJ 177 Suva-Koro
FJ 176 Koro-Suva
FJ 111 Suva-Savusavu
FJ 112 Savusavu-Suva

The following Fiji Airways flights have been impacted:

·       The special ‘FJ 679 Catch the Sunset Flight’, which was to operate on Saturday 19 December 2020, has been postponed to now operate on 2nd January 2021. Timings for the flight remain the same.

·       The Hong Kong-Nadi repatriation flight (FJ 1392) which was scheduled to arrive in Fiji on Thursday 17 December, has been postponed. The flight will now arrive in Fiji on Monday 21 December.

·       The Nadi-Sydney repatriation flight (FJ 1911) scheduled for Saturday 19 December has been cancelled. Impacted customers will be booked on the next available Nadi-Sydney repatriation flight.

All Fiji Airways jet aircraft (Airbus A350s Airbus A330s and Boeing 737s) aircraft will be either operate their scheduled freight or repatriation services to Sydney, Auckland, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, or be ferried to Sydney or Auckland over the next two days. These aircraft will remain at those ports until weather conditions in Fiji allow for their safe return. All Fiji Link aircraft  (ATR 72s, ATR 42 and Twin Otters) will be secured inside the airline’s Hangar facilities in Nadi.

Customers on impacted flights will be rebooked onto the next available flight. In many cases, supplementary flights or the next available flights can only be confirmed once weather conditions and forecasts improve. Customers will be notified you of the changes to their flight through e-mail, or phone call (via the contact details within their booking). They may contact Fiji Airways Reservations Centre for further details, or to make changes if alternate flights do not suit. All decisions regarding schedule changes have been made in the interest of safety of Fiji Airways and Fiji Link customers and staff.

Customers whose flights are impacted are also able to use their flights at a later date or hold their funds for future use on any Fiji Airways or Fiji Link flight. Customers with refundable tickets can opt for refunds by submitting a request here. Customers can explore other options by calling the Fiji Airways Reservations Centre.

Fiji Airways Group Reservations Centre Contacts:

Calling from Fiji: +679 672 0888 or +679 330 4388

Calling from other countries? Please visit https://www.fijiairways.com/en-fj/contact-us/

(Source: Fiji Airways)

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