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Sydney, NEW ZEALAND — Air New Zealand operated its first repatriation flight from Sydney, Australia to Apia, Samoa on Friday (Samoa time). Flight NZ1960 departed Sydney around 11:00am AEST. The flight is Air New Zealand’s first repatriation flight to Samoa from outside New Zealand. Air New Zealand...
Faleolo Airport, Apia, Samoa.
Apia, SAMOA — Not all of the 140 passengers who arrived in Samoa on Friday's repatriation flight from New Zealand were quarantined at government sites. The Samoa Observer newspaper reported at least nine people had been allowed to quarantine at home. One such person is historian Meleisea Malama...
Passenger getting off Air New Zealand plane
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s newly announced Chief Justice along with several other passengers described as VIPs who arrived into Faleolo International Airport on Friday afternoon have been moved to and from three separate hotels in the past 24 hours. According to a staff member of the Ministry of Health...
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Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's government has approved four Air New Zealand flights into the country this month. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi told Radio 2AP he knows of more than 900 people who are wanting to return to Samoa, either because they're stranded or because their New Zealand...
NZers at Samoa airport wait to catch their repatriation to Auckland
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — An Air New Zealand plane is repatriating at least 200 people from Apia to Auckland but will not be taking any passengers back to Samoa. The airbus was also delivering essential supplies to Apia. The round trip would be made in one day without a need for crew changes. Earlier...
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Apia, SAMOA — The Government of Samoa has approved Air New Zealand flight NZ993 to depart Samoa and travel to Auckland at 2.30pm (Samoa time), on Friday 24 April. This according to a notice posted on the New Zealand High Commission Facebook page. The Commission states that if you have already...
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Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — Passengers aboard a flight to Samoa have been returned to Auckland after the plane developed engineering issues. Flight NZ992 departed from Auckland at 3.40pm today and was expected in Apia about 8pm, but returned to Auckland International Airport. A spokeswoman for the...
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Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — There are fresh warnings in Auckland today after a passenger on a flight from Samoa to Auckland tested positive for measles. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) says the passenger wasn't aware they had measles at the time of travelling and went into isolation...
Apia, SAMOA — Air New Zealand has confirmed a passenger travelling to Samoa died before her flight landed at the Faleolo International Airport. The Boeing 777-219 Flight NZ296 from Auckland was due to land at the Faleolo International Airport at 2:10pm (Samoa Time) yesterday afternoon and for...