Nadi International Airport

Fiji allows passenger flights back in after reviewing border processes

The flights were suspended last week after a new variant of Covid-19 was confirmed in the United Kingdom.

The government said it would allow for a review of its border processes, which includes two weeks' quarantine.

The country's Covid-19 mitigation taskforce said it's tightened procedures at quarantine hotels, with no outdoor activity allowed until a negative swab has been received.

Pacific nations on alert for coronavirus, 6 quarantined in Fiji

Due to restrictions in Apia, the travellers were reportedly denied entry into Samoa yesterday after they had flown from China via Hong Kong and Nadi.

Fiji's information ministry said on return to Nadi, all six were examined by a doctor and assessed as well, with no fever.

They are in quarantine to be cleared to fly.

The ministry said all six were from Fujian province in China, and none had a history of travel to Wuhan or Hubei province where the coronavirus outbreak started.

Digicel Fiji opens new store at Nadi Airport

The new store is the first retail launch this year in the arrivals concourse at the Nadi International Airport. The store will offer a full range of technology and mobile services for visitors.

Digicel Fiji’s Chief Executive Officer, Darren McLean acknowledged the support from Airports Fiji Limited over the past months in getting the premiere spot in the Airport.  “I want to thank AFL and Mr. Faiz Khan, they have been incredibly professional in the way they have handled the tender process, the construction and now the opening of this great new store.”