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User currently offlineNZ747 From New Zealand, joined Dec 2004, 967 posts, RR: 4
Posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2519 times:

When did UA pull out of Nadi, Fiji? And why? They flew there in the 90's using 747 aircraft. Was this a direct service or just a stopover?

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User currently offlineClipperhawaii From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2033 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2450 times:

I was not aware the UAL ever served Fiji except for charters.


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User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 24785 posts, RR: 46
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2407 times:

UA in Fiji? Besides an odd charters and occasional fuel stop in Nadi, UA has never served Fiji.


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User currently offlineMattnrsa From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 390 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 2307 times:

As mentioned above, UA only stopped in Fiji when the SYD flights were so weight restricted (enroute weather, etc) that it was more economical to stop in Fiji than to hold off a huge amount of passengers/cargo. It did not happen very often and, with today's technology for flight planning and dispatch, almost never (if ever) happens today.

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