Air Service license extended for Virgin Samoa Ltd


Refurbishment of the Faleolo International Airport due for completion next year

APIA, SAMOA – TUESDAY 09 MAY 2017: Cabinet has approved a five month extension to Virgin Samoa Ltd’s Air Service License.

This license is valid from 5 May 2017 until 28 October 2017 to await the outcome of negotiations between the Government of Samoa and Virgin Australia Group that should determine the fate of the joint venture.

The previous air service license for Virgin Samoa Ltd. expired on the 5th of May 2017.

The Samoan government has been looking at bringing back the national carrier, Polynesia Airlines and had explored partnerships with other airlines.