Issue No. 44/2020 – Friday, 09 October 2020 (Kitiona Tausi)
The last of five repatriation flights from Fiji to Tuvalu landed at the Rt. Hon Sir Toaripi Lauti International Airport yesterday afternoon bringing in 43 passengers. All the five repatriation flights were being financed by the Government of Australia.
The repatriation flights were a decision by the National Coronavirus Taskforce to bring in Tuvalu nationals who had been stranded in Fiji since the country’s lockdown in March 2020.
Leaving on yesterday’s flight to Fiji were 7 passengers.