Radio New Zealand, 22 August 2019 – Fijians living in Tuvalu raised their concerns over the airfares with Mr Bainimarama during a talanoa session in Funafuti last week.
The PM was in Tuvalu for the Pacific Forum Leaders meeting.
The director of the University of the South Pacific’s Tuvalu Campus, Rosiana Lagi, said the airfares were too expensive and people wanted them reduced.
The community also voiced its disappointment over the meals being served by Fiji Airways, she said.
“The fare is very high. It would cost $FJ2040 return. And we’d be served with a muffin and an apple in the plane. So that was a concern,” Dr Lagi said.…read more