Ministry plans to enhance aviation industry

February 28, 2023 12:31 pm

Viliame Gavoka at the Nausori international airport

The Civil Aviation Ministry plans to enhance the aviation industry in Fiji to be globally competitive.

Minister Viliame Gavoka says only two airports are strategically positioned, which include the Nadi and Nausori international airports

Gavoka says airports around the country need to be enhanced to ensure they are up to par.

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“Some airports cannot take the load, and that’s something we will work on to make sure big aircraft serve them at their full capacity.”

Gavoka says there are huge plans for the airports in the country.

The Minister says airports are extremely important to a nation like Fiji, which relies heavily on tourism.