Air Niugini cancels Fiji flights

Air Niugini wishes to advise the traveling public that it has temporarily suspended its services to Nadi International airport, Fiji due to cyclone Winston which has already swept through the eastern parts of the country.

Flight PX 084 scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday 21st February will operate from Port Moresby to Honiara, Solomon Islands and back. The Honiara/Nadi sector is temporary suspended until further notice.

Passengers who have been booked to and from Fiji may rebook to travel later or obtain refunds without penalties. Air Niugini is closely monitoring the situation and will advise when Fiji flights resume.

ANG operates three weekly flights to Nadi via Honiara every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.

At the time of this report, the category five, tropical cyclone has already lashed Tonga and is reportedly affecting eastern areas of Fiji.

Fijian forecasters said cyclone, Winston could be the worst storm to hit the country in years with winds of 220km per hour and gusts of up to 315km per hour. 

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