Airbus return further delayed

Solomon Airlines has advised its flagship Airbus A320 is now expected to return to full service on 30 April. In a statement the Airlines said, originally it was scheduled to return to service on 13 April, the A320 is currently undergoing a scheduled annual maintenance in Manila, Philippines. Solomon Airlines’ General Manager of Operations &…

Out Telekom unveils high speed internet

Our Telekom has announced the introduction of high speed, low latency Internet services to Honiara. The company said it had installed a new ground station for the O3b Network’s medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite service at Henderson, becoming the 11th operator in the Pacific region to implement this ground breaking technology. “Operating at a far…

Cab drivers told to be honest

KINGS cab drivers who have attended a two hours information sharing workshop are being told to be honest in their work. Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) marketing manager Freda Unusi, highlighted this yesterday. About 15 king’s cab drivers attended the workshop which was aimed at providing a better service and to be honest in their…

Electricity charge drops

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Plans to improve central market

Plans are underway to improve the standard of Honiara central market. Market master Saxon Ofata highlighted this during an interview with the Solomon Star on Tuesday. Mr Ofata who just took up the market master post last month said, under his new management the team is working very hard this year to improve the standard…

Bmobile/Vodafone opens new office in Auki

Bmobile & Vodafone on Tuesday has unveiled its new Auki branch, Malaita Province as part of its expansion in the country. Malaita Regional Manager Dave Kaituu said the company is pleased to open its new office space in Auki as part of serving its customers in the province. The office space is located at the…

Demand, supply vital in enhancing tourism

Demand and supply are the two main things to enhance tourists’ activities in the country says the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (VB) Josefa Tuamoto. Speaking before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Mr Tuamoto said, the two main important things to identify in boosting tourism market is to consider the…

Timber exporters gauge Anzac market potential

DELEGATES of the Solomon Islands Timber Export Mission to New Zealand have described their experience as “invaluable”. The mission comprising eight timber exporters also visited Australia as part of a fact finding mission and to meet with their importer-customers in the two countries earlier this month. New Zealand and Australia are major export markets for…