The Government Covid-19 Oversight Committee has confirmed the next repatriation flight on December 6 for our nationals overseas.
Chair of the COVID-19 Oversight Committee, Mr James Remobatu has confirmed the Repatriation flight in an Advisory Notice No. 15 to repatriate Solomon Islands students, RSE workers and passengers in New Zealand.
Mr Remobatu also confirmed the cancellation of the second repatriation flight from the Philippines due to latest positive test results on some students.
“In reference to Repatriation Advisory Notice 14 issued on 18 November 2020 regarding the confirmed flight to Manila on 24 November, is hereby cancelled due to the results of COVID 19 tests carried out on students scheduled to travel on the flight. New dates will be announced in due course,” Remobatu said.
The confirmed repatriation flight on 6 December will depart Brisbane International Airport at 0715hrs and arrive at Auckland International Airport at 1325hrs. On the same day, Solomon Airlines will depart Auckland International Airport at 1625hrs and arrive at Honiara.
All nationals who will be boarding these scheduled flights must have valid Solomon Airlines tickets and are strongly encouraged to contact Solomon Airlines Office for ticketing information or visit their website: https://www.flysolomons.com/
The Government is conscious of the welfare of its citizens in view of the confirmed cases being imported through the repatriation flights coming from high-risk countries. It is very cautious of the potential importation of the virus into the country and wish to remind all incoming travelers to comply with the following requirements:
All persons travelling or intending to travel to Solomon Islands are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with these travel requirements.