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Airlines To The South Pacific  
User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4537 posts, RR: 41
Posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1721 times:

Ok, slightly similar to my caribbean question the other day- what airlines fly into the South Pacific Islands (excluding Australia and NZ). I know about Qantas and Air New Zealand, and the airlines based in the South Pacific Islands, so what I am interested are any non-South-Pacific-Island-based airlines serving the South Pacific Islands.

I already know:

Tahiti - Air France, Air Lib, Corsair, Lan Chile, Hawaiian Airlines

Rarotonga - None (Only served by Air NZ)

Cheers

V/F


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User currently offlineBoeing767-300 From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 659 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1694 times:

Air Pacific

737NG 738 763 74? Try a photo search hear all types/Air pacific/everything


User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5318 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1683 times:

Korean flies to Nadi and onto AKL!

User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4537 posts, RR: 41
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1665 times:

Boeing767-300

I know who Air Pacific are. I am more interested in who flies into the various airports in the South Pacific Islands, than airlines based there (I am pretty up to date on them)

Thanks anyway

V/F



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User currently offlineAerosol From Germany, joined Oct 2000, 558 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1645 times:

Tahiti: Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui
Nadi: Air New Zealand

That's what I observed on my Star Alliance around the world trip!!  Smile


User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4537 posts, RR: 41
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1616 times:

Ok, just to clarify, I am interested in knowing about airlines NOT based in the South Pacific Islands (and other than Qantas and Air New Zealand) who fly to the South Pacific Islands.

767-300: You'll find Air Pacific operate the 73G, 738, 763 and 742

Cheers for your assistance so far anyway, but I am still looking,

V/F



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User currently offlineFQTV From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 156 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1613 times:

Hi VirginFlyer

last time I checked Air France fly to Tahiti (via USA) and Noumea (via Asia). A few cargo airlines stop in Nadi (eg Polar, Fed Ex). Otherwise, not many non-pacific airines excet AirNZ and Qantas fly to the South Pacific, unfortunately.

Cheers, Zac


User currently offlineJiml1126 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1593 times:

Easter Islands: Lan Chile with code-share flight carrying AA's passenger.

User currently offlineRIOJANEIRO From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 121 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1587 times:

I wouldn't forget Continental Micronesia, which operates it's hub out of Guam, and flys it's island-hopping flights, and to other places like Saipan, Cairns, Palau, Yap, to name a few. Their root network out of Guam used to be alot more extensive serving Noumea, Port Moresby, and some others, but they were slashed.

User currently offlineNZ767 From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 1620 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1578 times:

Air Marshall Islands serves Suva and Nadi, Fiji.
Does Japan Airlines still serve Nadi on any of its NZ flights??

Mike  Smile


User currently offlineMariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 25152 posts, RR: 85
Reply 10, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1578 times:
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Corsair used to fly to New Caledonia as well, but I just tried checking the web-site (www.corsair-int.com), and I keep getting a "can't be found" message.

Did I miss something.? Did Corsair close down?

Cheers

mariner



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User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4537 posts, RR: 41
Reply 11, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days ago) and read 1566 times:

Mariner - try http://www.corsair.fr, that works. Looking at their route map, they don't serve Noumea now. AOM has also left Noumea. Anyone know if Tontouta (or any other South Pacific Island airports) has a website?

Cheers

V/F



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User currently offlineKdonohue From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 374 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days ago) and read 1559 times:

Canada 3000 used to fly Raratonga and Nadi before they went bankrupt a few months ago.

User currently offlineMariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 25152 posts, RR: 85
Reply 13, posted (12 years 8 months 4 days ago) and read 1557 times:
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Thanks, VirginFlyer - i was a bit worried there for a moment, because Corsair offers about the best deal San Francisco (Oakland) to Paris.

I checked the Nouvelles Frontieres website (they own Corsair) and they're still taking bookings for Noumea - but it may be with Air France, as some kind of deal.

Cheers

mariner



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User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5318 posts, RR: 11
Reply 14, posted (12 years 8 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1538 times:

JAL no longer serves NZ, only by a codeshare with NZ , all flights to Japan are now non-stop.

Scott.  Smile


User currently offlineNZ767 From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 1620 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (12 years 8 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1525 times:

Sheesh, didn't know that NBT.
Thanx.


User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4537 posts, RR: 41
Reply 16, posted (12 years 8 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1527 times:

Well, I came accross the Fiji Visitors Bureau website in a magazine this afternoon http://www.bulafiji.com, and going to it, it appears that the only non South Pacific, non-AirNZ/QF airlines serving the country now are Korean and Air Marshall Islands. Ansett International used to serve, as apparently did JAL. The other one which has escaped everyone here is the late Canadian Airlines, who I believe used it on the YVR-HNL-NAN-SYD routing before they had long enough ranged aircraft. I checked at aircanada.com, and they don't fly to Nadi anymore.

Still looking for info on other islands,

V/F



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User currently offlineAerorobnz From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 7184 posts, RR: 13
Reply 17, posted (12 years 8 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1489 times:

LH Cargo via PPT

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