Samoa Airways lands in Australia
The inaugural flight of Samoa’s new national carrier, Samoa Airways landed last night at Sydney International.
Samoa Airways flight OL855 landed with dignitaries and passengers including the Minister for Samoa Airways, Hon. Lautafi Fio Selafi Purcell and Samoa Airways CEO Mr Seiuli Alvin Tuala.
Samoa Airways will be flying with a Boeing 737-800, twice a week Sydney/Apia/Sydney. Flight OL856 will depart Sydney on Thursdays and Saturdays at 2140hrs, arriving into Apia at 0615 (the next day). The return flights (OL855) will depart Apia on Thursdays and Saturdays at 1705hrs, arriving Sydney at 2040hrs.
Samoa Airways had its first flight from Apia to Auckland on Tuesday, 14th of November. They will service the New Zealand market with 6 flights per week Auckland to Apia return.