23 Jan 2008

New Air Vanuatu airliner on nationwide tour

1:53 pm on 23 January 2008

Air Vanuatu's new Boeing 737-800 plane has landed in Port Vila and Luganville in Santo and flown all over the country on a maiden flight for the people to see their new plane which will replace the current 737-300 on February 1st.

The airline's Chief Executive Officer, Terry Kerr, has told invited guests that the plane is unique in the region as it is the only fitted with some of the up to date technological equipment.

Mr Kerr has praised the engineers of the airline for keeping the current Boeing 737-300 plane as good as new for ten years.

He says it will be transferred to an airline company in the Midlands in England.