Solomon Airlines

Explore the Solomon Islands and beyond

Travelling to 24 domestic airports across the Solomon Islands, Solomon Airlines provides the perfect excuse to discover what makes the island nation so unique. From the capital of the Solomon Islands, Honiara, through to the hubs of Gizo, Munda, Auki and beyond, the airline travels to a host of destinations across the country’s 992 islands and atolls. From its natural beauty through to its rich culture, you’re sure to find no shortage of things to see, do and discover across the South Pacific archipelago set just over 3 hours from Brisbane. Solomon Airlines has four weekly services to/from Brisbane to Honiara and a weekly non-stop service from Brisbane to Munda.

Based in Honiara, Solomon Airlines also operates several regular international services. Travelling to and from Brisbane, Nadi, Port Vila and Port Moresby, the airline provides the opportunity to explore the islands of the South Pacific.

Our partnerships and Interline arrangements have opened Solomon Islands globally as a seamlessly accessible destination.

Now people can fly Qantas from Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart and Cairns to Brisbane then through to Honiara with Solomon Airlines.

…one ticket with through checked-in baggage.

Internationally our services  connect Canada ,Dubai ,France ,Germany, Hong Kong, Japan ,Malaysia ,New Zealand ,Philippines, Singapore UK ,USA. Plus other destinations via Brisbane to the Solomon islands.

Enjoy generous baggage allowances

Whether you’re looking to explore the Solomon Islands or travel further afield, Solomon Airlines’ generous checked baggage allowances allow you to pack all your travel essentials while leaving plenty of room for a souvenir or two.

Home to almost 500 species of coral and more than 1,000 different varieties of fish, sharks and other marine life, it comes as no surprise that the waters surrounding the Solomon Islands prove to be popular amongst the diving community. Providing generous baggage allowances, it’s even easier to travel with your diving gear and experience what has been described as the ‘Amazon of the ocean’.

Fly in comfort with Solomon Airlines

In addition to friendly service, Solomon Airlines provides delicious inflight meals and complimentary beverages. Each menu cycle offers the choice of two meal choices, while the complimentary beverages include a selection of wines and beers from Australia and the Solomon Islands. From Business Class through to Economy, you’ll find a great selection of inflight entertainment on offer from Solomon Airlines. Take your pick from music, comedy, audio programs and more, and sit, back, relax and enjoy your flight.

Our loyalty program “Belama Club” provides access to our exclusive air-conditioned Belama Club Lounge at the Honiara International Airport, generous baggage allowance, Belama seating, priority check-in among other benefits.

For more information please visit our website www.flysolomons.com

Travel Information:

The Solomon Islands has strong traditional cultures which vary from province to province.  Handy information is provided to assist you in your travels.

Time Zone

The Solomon Islands is one hour ahead of Australian time. Population.- approximately 300,000. These are primarily Solomon Islanders, but also Melanesian, Polynesian, Gilbertese, most of whom are Christian.

Language

Predominantly English speaking, although Melanesian Pidgin is spoken by locals.

Airport

Henderson Field Airport, eight kilometres from the capital Honiara. (SI$40.00 on departure).

Telecommunications

International communication services are available in Honiara and in the main centres of the Solomon Islands. These include fax, telephone and email.

Visas

Visas are not required by visitors from Commonwealth countries, the United States, and other visitors who are in possession of onward bookings by air or sea, except for certain nationals of certain countries who require visas, even if in direct transit by air (detailed requirements can be checked with a British Embassy, Consulate, or High Commission, or direct with the Principle Immigration Officer, Hibiscus Avenue, Honiara, Solomon Islands).

Banking/Currency

Solomon Island Dollars (SI$). Banks in Honiara include Westpac, ANZ and the National Bank of the Solomon Islands. Most major credit cards are accepted at hotels and businesses in Honiara, but generally not in the outlying islands. Commerce in the native villages (for carvings, etc.) is conducted in Solomon Island dollars (SBD) or occasionally by barter. ATM facilities are also available.

Climate

Tropically warm and humid with coastal temperatures averaging 28 degrees Celsius.

Dress

Take along clothing which is light and airy. Preferably cottons. If you like, take along a sweater for the rare cool evening. Female dress should be modest in public areas.

Medical Services

Dental, medical and hospital services are available in main centres.

Electricity

240 Volts AC power in Honiara and some outer islands centres.

Health

Chloroquine resistant malaria exists in some regions. It is advisable to take anti-malarial medication during a stay and for four weeks after departure. Recommended immunizations are Hepatitis A, malaria, polio, tetanus, typhoid. A Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if arriving within 6 days from or via infected areas. Boil or sterilize drinking water and milk. All food should be well cooked. We suggest you consult your doctor a few weeks in advance for the necessary medication or advice.

Newspapers

Solomon Star and selected overseas papers.

Clubs

The Point Cruz Yacht Club and Honiara Golf Club, situated in Honiara, welcome overseas guests for drinks and light or main meals. For those looking for something more upbeat, there are several nightclubs in Honiara, The Warehouse, Club Marimba, Paradise Club, and VIP Club featuring DJ’s and/or local and overseas bands.

Other activities include regular dances, film nights, sailing, boating, fishing and golf tournaments. Several casinos in Honiara cater for both the casual and serious punters who enjoy Baccarat, Blackjack, Roulette and the famous Pacific Poker.

Tipping

Not expected and not encouraged.

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