Solomon Airlines partners with Melanesian airlines

first_imgSolomon Airlines has hailed a decision by fellow Melanesian airlines Air Nuigini and Air Vanuatu to combine resources with the Solomon Islands national carrier to promote partnership in aviation services in the Pacific.The partnership will benefit the Melanesian region, as the three airlines signed an initial agreement in Honiara last week in principal agreeing to work in unison to assist and promote the region.A key outcome of this meeting will see the three airlines entering into a tri-partite code share arrangement on the Port Moresby/Honiara/Port Villa route.It is expected to commence in June 2015, and the code share agreement will see Air Vanuatu and Solomon Airlines utilising an Air Niugini Fokker 100 aircraft on the route.The code share will form the basis for further corporation and other similar arrangements promoting aviation collaboration among Melanesian Spearhead Group carriers.Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wisemanlast_img