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Airlines Flying to Solomon Islands

 

Flying into Honiara

 

What did TikiTouring think of flights with Solomon Airlines?

The main air carrier into the Solomon Islands is, as you would expect, Solomon Airlines.

They offer four flights a week from Brisbane to the Solomons capital Honiara, and four return flights back to Brisbane.

Flying time between the Queensland state capital and Honiara is just under three hours.

Solomon Airlines is about to start a direct Sydney-Honiara service from June 2, 2015.

Scheduled to operate ex-Honiara on Mondays and ex-Sydney on Tuesdays, the airline will utilise its Airbus A320 on the new route which has been specifically timed to offer seamless flight linkage between several Australian cities and also international connections.

These include Canberra, Melbourne and Perth and internationally, for passengers connecting to and from New Zealand, the US, Asia, the Middle East, the UK and Europe.

The new Sydney flight schedule will operate as follows:

Monday -
Flight IE 710 Honiara-Sydney Departing Honiara 1515 Arriving Sydney 1830

Tuesday
Flight IE 711 Sydney-Honiara Departing Sydney 0930 Arriving Honiara 1445

Current Solomon Airlines Brisbane-Honiara services:

Honiara-Brisbane (Flight IE 700)
Tuesday Dep 1200 Arr 1415
Thursday Dep 1200 Arr 1415
Friday Dep 1400 Arr1615
Sunday Dep 1400 Arr 1645

Brisbane Honiara (Flight IE701)
Monday Dep 1000 Arr 1415
Wednesday Dep 1000 Arr 1415
Friday Dep 0845 Arr 1300
Saturday Dep 0900 Arr 1315 .

Go here for the airline's website.

And check here for our review of Solomon Airlines service between Brisbane and Honiara.

 

Regional Flights

The quickest and easiest way to get around the regions of Solomon Islands is by air and Solomon Airlines has a comprehensive service to the main towns and population hubs.

The planes are older and sometimes you will be landing on grass strips but that all adds to the adventure of visiting the Solomon Islands.

Click here for our review of Solomon Airlines service between the town of Seghe and Honiara.

Visas

A visitor's permit will be issued to most nationals on arrival at the airport. The permit is free and allows stays of up to 2 months. A passport, which is valid for 6 months after your arrival, return or onward air tickets and sufficient funds for the duration of your trip, are also required.

Duty Free

Check your allowances on our Duty Free page and see what you cannot take into the Solomons.

 

Visit Solomon Island Visitors Bureau website by clicking here.

 

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