13 July 2020
In reference to the Joint Travel Advisory (JTA) No.4 issued by the Solomon Islands Government on 21st March 2020, the Chair of COVID-19 Oversight Committee, Mr James Remobatu hereby issued Repatriation Advisory Notice No.7 to all Solomon Islands citizens and non-nationals residing overseas on the next Government Repatriation Plan and wish to announce two more repatriation flights scheduled for 21st and 23rd July 2020.
A repatriation flight for Tuesday 21st July 2020 is confirmed, Solomon Airlines will operate IE690 flight from Brisbane to Honiara departing Brisbane International Airport on 21st July at 10.30pm and arriving Honiara International Airport at 2.35am on the morning of 22nd July 2020. Solomon Islands nationals located in Europe, Central America, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand who wish to return on this flight are advised to contact any Solomon Islands Missions nearest to your location at the earliest to register your names for consideration and further advice regarding this flight.
Another repatriation flight is tentatively scheduled for Thursday 23rd July 2020. Solomon Airlines is scheduled to operate a Honiara-Auckland-Honiara-Brisbane Service on this date prioritizing Solomon Islands nationals in New Zealand especially those under the Recognized Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme. Concerned nationals are asked to liaise with the Solomon Islands High Commission Office in Wellington for further information. Approval is being sought from the New Zealand Government.
All nationals and non-nationals who will be boarding these scheduled flights must have valid Solomon Airlines tickets and are hereby strongly encouraged to contact Solomon Airlines Office for ticketing information. Solomon Airlines can be contacted on email email@example.com or visit their website: https://www.flysolomons.com/.
The Solomon Islands government remain vigilant to fight against the persistent global threat from this Covid-19 pandemic. With the upcoming repatriation flights the COVID-19 Oversight Committee wish to kindly remind all incoming travellers on the following requirements:
All persons travelling or intending to travel to Solomon Islands are strongly encouraged to familiarise themselves with these travel requirements.
Umi tugeda againstim Covid-19.
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