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Real Tonga to commence direct flight to Apia, Samoa and back this month

Radio & Television Tonga News 1/08/2017



A new direct flight from Apia Samoa to Tongatapu and Vava’u and back will help cut costs.


Negotiations between Real Tonga and Samoa’s Polynesian Airline is underway with several civil aviation needs to be completed.


Speaking to Radio Tonga News – Tevita Palu Managing Director of Real Tonga says several proving flights have been conducted with another proving flight schedule for tomorrow.


He says passengers travelling from Apia to Tonga and back have to travel via NZ or Fiji but this new route will ease burden of passengers AFTER many years of facing the problem.


Details of the new move is yet to be released but this is a co-share agreement where Real Tonga’s aircraft will carry out this service.


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