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“Future aircraft seats built to size” predicts Samoa Air

14 April, 2013 - 10:07 am in Business, Economy, Health, Latest News, Local News, Traffic, Travel

Alan Ah Mu APIA: MONDAY 15 APRIL 2013: A big passenger who pays more in fare because of bigger weight is entitled to a comfortable seat on an aircraft. If more airlines adopt Samoa Air’s pay by weight system it’ll create a greater variety of seat sizes…

Up to 300 more rooms for visitors by 2014

11 April, 2013 - 9:54 am in Business, Latest News, Local News, Tourism, Travel

Alan Ah Mu APIA: FRIDAY 12 APRIL 2013: Salua village, Manono Island, a jetty already built seven beach chalets under construction. On a date yet to be…

Cruise ship passengers hospitalized for serious injuries

11 April, 2013 - 9:48 am in Health, Latest News, Local News, Tourism, Travel

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: FRIDAY 12 APRIL 2013: The Star Princess cruise ship left Apia yesterday without two of its passengers, an American couple, one…

Sick passenger turns back FAO boss’ flight

10 April, 2013 - 2:17 pm in Agriculture, Latest News, Local News, Politics, Tourism, Travel

Alan Ah Mu APIA: THURSDAY 11 APRIL 2013: The bestowal of a traditional matai title on Director General of FAO, José Graziano da Silva, has been postponed to tomorrow. The Director General did not arrive last night as scheduled. His Virgin Samoa flight turned…

Samoa wants tourism centre in China

8 April, 2013 - 3:48 pm in Business, Latest News, Local News, Tourism, Travel

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: TUESDAY 9 APRIL 2013: Samoa Tourism Authority (STA) wants a presence in China. STA sees it as a long term initiative to help swing the plane full of tourists that come out of that country our way. “China is sending big contingents…