North Malaita students among others to open Solomon Airline's new aircraft first flight.
Several North Malaita students have been amongst the first lot of Solomon students to open the new Solomon Airlines flight from Nadi-Santo-Honiara, which departed from Nadi yesterday morning.
The North Malaita students who were part of yesterday's flight IE709 include Lenny Konamauri, Exsley Taloiburi, Solomon Akwai, Sterfaldo Fanakui, Johnmark Maefiti and Lazarus Tomae.
The students travelled by bus from Suva to Nadi at 1am (FJ time) reaching Nadi airport at 5am (FJ time). They started checking in from 7am and the flight departed Nadi at 10am. It reaches Santo, Vanuatu at 11am for a short stop-over before flying over to Honiara. From Honiara, it went again to Brisbane, Australia where it was expected to spend the night. The students arrived at the Honiara International Airport at 1.30pm (SI time).
Meanwhile, it is understood all tertiary students from other regional institutions in Papua New Guinea and the Fiji School of Medicine along with a few USP students are already roaming the streets of Honiara.
Source: TARD NEWS ROOM