Solomon Airlines & Air Kiribati To Partner On New Brisbane-Honiara-Kiribati Service

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.

Solomon-Airlines-new-CEO-Brett-Gerber’s-first-day-in-office.-Photo-by-JARED-KOLI-300x200 Mr. Brett Gebers CEO Solomon Airlines

“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

Photo caption: Pictured at the official signing of the new ASA last November, Solomon Islands Minister of Communication and Aviation, the Hon. Peter Shanel Agovaka (left front) and Solomon Islands MCA Permanent Secretary, Moses Virivolomo (left rear),  Republic of Kiribati Minister of Information, Communication, Transport and Tourism Development, the Hon. Willie Tokataake (right front) and Republic of Kiribati MICTTD Permanent Secretary, Michael Bootii Nauan (right rear)



(Source: Released on behalf of Solomon Airlines by Mike Parker-Brown 05 July 2017)

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Solomon Airlines is the national airline of the Solomon Islands headquartered in Honiara. The airline currently operates regular return services from Honiara to Brisbane, Sydney, Fiji, Vanuatu and Tarawa as well as an extensive domestic network around the Solomon Islands.


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