Popular Airlines Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Fiji Airways story by: Tom Ricketts Fiji Airways is the flag carrier and by the largest airline in Fiji. Previously known as Air Pacific, the airline rebranded to Fiji Airways in 2012. At the same time they went through a fleet upgrade and now operate modern Airbus and Boeing aircraft. The company also owns and operates Fiji Link (previously Pacific Sun) which flies domestic routes in Fiji and to some small neighbouring island countries. > VIEW HOT FIJI AIRWAYS DEALS HERE THE ESSENTIALS Name: Fiji Airways. Founded: 1947. Hub: Nadi International Airport. NZ Routes: Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch directly to Nadi, and Auckland to Suva. Partners: Codeshares with both Air New Zealand and Qantas. Classes of Travel: Business and Economy. Meals: Meals are served on most flights, alcohol is available for purchase. Special meals available. Please enquire with your travel agent for exact details for your flight. Entertainment: Movies, TV shows, music and games included with personal seatback screens on A330 aircraft. Some 737 only have overhead screens. Luggage Allowance: One piece of checked luggage up to 23 kilograms and one piece of carry on up to 7 kilograms included on all Economy fares. Increased allowances apply for higher classes (see below). Seat Selection: Your House of Travel consultant can assign seats on most flights for no extra charge. *Please note all the above info is for flights to and from New Zealand. THE DIFFERENCE - Fiji Airways doesn't have their own frequent flyer scheme, however you can earn points on your Qantas, Alaska Airlines, or American Airlines schemes when flying with Fiji Airways. - Fiji Airways (then Air Pacific) and Qantas first started cooperating on flights in the 1980's. The cooperation has come to be known as codesharing, and is now used by most airlines around the world. - Fiji Airways (then Air Pacific) and Royal Tongan Airlines once joint leased an aircraft, with one side being painted in Air Pacific colours and the other in Royal Tongan. THE DESTINATIONS New Zealand: Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch to Nadi. Auckland to Suva. Nadi: To Los Angeles, a couple of Asian gateways, and several other Pacific Islands. THE CLASSES Business: Business class passengers have larger seats, larger screens on the entertainment system, three course meals with drinks, express lanes at the airport and access to airport lounge facilities. Checked luggage allowance is one piece at 30 kilograms, cabin is two pieces at 7 kilograms each. THE HUB Nadi International Airport: Is the largest and busiest airport in the South Pacific. The airport is small and dated, but is undergoing renovation to modernise the terminal. There is a handful of food stores and souvenir shops for those last minute gifts. Unfortunately the airport does not have air conditioning, but this will be remedied once the renovation is complete. > VIEW HOT FIJI AIRWAYS DEALS HERE Enquire Now First name Last name Email address Phone number (optional) Closest outlet Select Outlet Alexandra Alexandra Ashburton Ashburton Auckland Albany Botany Junction Devonport St Heliers: St Heliers Browns Bay Parnell New Lynn: LynnMall Milford Whangaparaoa Newmarket Ellerslie Orewa Ponsonby Remuera Howick Takapuna Takanini Balclutha Balclutha Blenheim Blenheim Cambridge Cambridge Christchurch High Street Lanes Barrington Central/City: On Victoria Upper Riccarton Hornby Merivale Papanui: Northlands Riccarton: Riccarton Road Shirley Ferrymead Dunedin Dunedin Gore Gore Greymouth Greymouth Hamilton City East: Calder & Lawson Hamilton City: Hamilton City Hastings Hastings Havelock North Havelock North Hokitika Hokitika Invercargill Invercargill Kerikeri Kerikeri Masterton Masterton Matamata Matamata Morrinsville Morrinsville Motueka Motueka Nelson Nelson New Plymouth New Plymouth Oamaru Oamaru Orewa Orewa Palmerston North City: Stephen Parsons City: Broadway Paraparaumu Kapiti Coast Queenstown Wakatipu Rangiora Rangiora Richmond Richmond Rotorua Rotorua Taupo Taupo Tauranga Mt Maunganui Papamoa the Crossing Tauranga Te Awamutu Te Awamutu Timaru Timaru Wanaka Wanaka Wanganui Wanganui Wellington City: On Hunter Lower Hutt Johnsonville City: Featherston Street Westport Westport Whangamata Whangamata Whangarei Whangarei How can we help? Fiji Airways Sign up for regular emails from House of Travel Also sign me up to receive mixandmatch online airfare alerts HOT Privacy Statement Done this? Tell your friends about it.