Australian Government: Update to Fiji air services agreement will increase tourism and trade

    Australia‘s Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester stated (08-May-2017) plans by the Fiji and Australia Governments to update the countries air services agreement could substantially generate increased tourism and trade opportunities. Mr Chester stated increasing passenger and freight capacity on the route will allow carriers to capitalise on the significant trade and investment relationship between Australia and Fiji, valued at over AUD4.2 billion (USD3.1 billion) in 2015-16.