Solomon Airlines & Air Kiribati to Partner on New Brisbane-Honiara-Kiribati Service

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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:


BNE – HIR IE 701 1100 1515
HIR – TRW IE 720 1615 2000
TRW – HIR IE 721 1000 1145
HIR – BNE IE 700 1300 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.

Solomon Airlines : IE

Solomon Airlines Limited is the leading provider of flights in the Solomon Islands, both domestic and international. Our mainhub is in Honiara International Airport.

We provide regular regional and international flights between Brisbane, Sydney, Nadi, Port Vila and Honiara, as well as flying to domestic destinations throughout the Solomon Islands. Together with our interline partners, we also offer a range of other international destinations including Europe, Asia and North America.

Solomon Airlines is available in Sabre, Amadeus and Galileo system. Solomon Airlines fleet consists of Airbus A320-200, De Havilland Canada DHC-8-102, Britten-Norman Islander and De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300.