Honiara, Solomon Islands - Solomon Airlines and Air Kiribati have announced the commencement of a new service linking Brisbane with Tarawa via Honiara commencing 30 August 2017.

The new service, which will operate ex-Brisbane every Wednesday and ex-Tarawa every Thursday, has been scheduled as per the following:

IE 701 Depart BNE 1100 Arrive HIR 1515
IE 720 Depart HIR 1615 Arrive TRW 2000

IE 721 Depart TRW 1000 Arrive HIR 1145
IE 700 Depart HIR 1300 Arrive BNE 1515

The new service builds on an Air Service Agreement (ASA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the Solomon Islands and the Republic of Kiribati last November.

Welcoming the commencement of the service, Solomon Airlines’ CEO, Brett Gebers underlined the importance of the aviation partnership as a catalyst for both nations’ economic development.

“This service is more than just a link between two nations – it also represents an avenue for both nations to grow and prosper as we walk forward together,” he said.

To make a booking on the new service and for more information, visit www.flysolomons.com.