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Wednesday 29 September 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Peau Vava‘u Airwaves confirmed today that it will not bring in a 10 seater Islander aircraft for its outer island services. It plans instead to bring in a third DC3 aircraft that will arrive in November.
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Friday 27 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
At the moment there is no air service to either of the two Niuas or to ‘Eua and the Peau Vava‘u DC3 and the FlyNiu Airline DASH8 can land on the air strips on the islands.
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Friday 6 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
When the Ministry of Civil Aviation announced on Tuesday, August 3, that by August 15 only one airline will be operating Tonga's domestic air service, it sparked off another national economic and political turmoil.- by Pesi Fonua
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Saturday 10 July 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A nineteen year old local beauty, Telesia Kaitapu was crowned Miss Heilala 2004-5 last night, by the Hon. Fane Tupou Vava'u Tuita at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall, Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 16 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The DASH8 aircraft of the FlyNiu Airline took off at mid-day today on its maiden flight to Vava‘u from Tongatapu.
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Friday 11 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga tourism operators have lost over $1.2 million pa'anga worth of bookings since the Royal Tongan Airlines services collapsed on May 17 and a further $2.3 million worth of bookings is still at risk.
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Wednesday 9 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The domestic air service between Tongatapu and Vava‘u was restored at mid-day today when a DC3 aircraft of Pion Air left with 23 passengers on its maiden flight to Vava‘u.
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Wednesday 2 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga might possibly have a new domestic air service operating by June 9, but nobody knows for sure how or when a new service can become operational.
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Wednesday 19 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Royal Tongan Airlines ceased operation yesterday, closing its offices in Tonga, and about 100 people who were still employed in the airline's domestic service were told the bad news that they too have lost their jobs.
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Wednesday 12 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Royal Tongan Airlines has confirmed today that using other airlines they have uplifted nearly all of the 1,300 passengers stranded in Nuku'alofa, Auckland, Sydney, Rarotonga and Honolulu since the RTA international service was grounded on April 22.
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Wednesday 28 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Cabinet today, was to decide the fate of 1,300 Royal Tongan Airline passengers who are stranded in Nuku‘alofa, Auckland, Sydney and Rarotonga, following the suspension of its international services.
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Friday 23 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Royal Tongan Airlines has stopped selling its international flights today.
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Friday 16 January 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Two Czech men were detained overnight at Tonga's Fua'amotu International Airport on Tuesday January 13 after arriving without visas.
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Thursday 11 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Waiting for visas to New Zealand, the queue of people outside the New Zealand Immigration Service Offices, in Nuku'alofa, starts building up early in the morning during the countdown days to Christmas.
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe into the operation of the Royal Tongan Airlines was established by the Tongan government in early November, and aims to present a report by December 14. - Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan government as the principal shareholder in Royal Tongan Airlines will be required to inject $20.6 million pa...‘anga into RTA over the 13 months between June 2003 and July 2004 in order for the company to achieve and then retain solvency, according to advise from KPMG Financial Advisory Services. - Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Royal Tongan Airlines 757 holds 166 passenger seats and its Loading Factor average until June 2003 was 90 to 100 passengers per flight. - Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongans are putting their hopes and money on a struggling national airline.. Tonga's national airline, Royal Tongan Airlines, has been losing money ever since its new international air service started on 25 November 2002. -Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3
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Monday 10 November 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In spite of its critical financial problems, Royal Tongan Airlines plans to go ahead and extend its international services.
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Friday 24 October 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Security officers at Tonga's airports will be armed in the near future.
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