The crew of Fiji Airways’ inaugural flight to Tokyo Narita. The airline launched three times weekly flights from Nadi on 3 July, becoming the first carrier to operate the route.
- Fiji Airways commenced service to Tokyo Narita (NRT) on 3 July, with the three times weekly operation from Nadi (NAN) marking the carrier’s first foray into the Japanese market. The flag carrier of the Fijian archipelago will utilise its fleet of A330-200s on the 7,112-kilometre sector, with no other operator presently serving the Nadi-Tokyo city pair. The year-round service departs Nadi at 13:25, arriving in Tokyo at 19:30, with the return leg departing at 21:25 and arriving back in Nadi at 09:05 the following morning. For Narita, the route has additional significance, with Fiji Airways becoming the 100th operator to serve Japan’s primary international hub. According to FlightMaps Analytics Narita is now served by three South Pacific island carriers, including Aircalin from Nouméa, New Caledonia and Air Tahiti Nui from Tahiti, French Polynesia.