Vanuatu volcanic eruption affects Fiji Airways flights

A significant ash cloud caused by the Mount Aoba volcanic eruption in Vanuatu will severely affect flight operations around the region today.

A statement from Fiji Airways said safety remains paramount and safety assessments will be made continuously regarding the ash cloud situation.

Currently, all Fiji Link flights are on hold, and guests are advised to expect delays until the volcanic ash cloud movement is assessed and the situation is conducive to safe flight operations.

A number of Fiji Airways flights will likely be affected. These flights include:

·       FJ263    Nadi – Port Vila

·       FJ262    Port Vila - Nadi

·       FJ910    Sydney - Nadi

·       FJ810    Los Angeles – Nadi

·       FJ915    Nadi - Sydney

·       FJ931    Nadi – Melbourne

Guests will be provided updated travel information on and the Flight Status tab on the Fiji Airways website and app.



Photo supplied. Caption: Aoba volcano satellite image


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