31 Mar 2009

Solomon Islands govt encourages competition in aviation sector

10:17 am on 31 March 2009

The Solomon Islands Minister for Communication and Aviation, Varian Lonamei, says the Government is encouraging competition in the aviation industry to improve international air links to Solomon Islands.

Mr Lonamei this week told parliament the Ministry has been concentrating on a Civil Aviation Bill which was brought to parliament in December.

He says government while encouraging competition is also working closely with operators to improve infrastructures that could accommodate more international flights to Solomon Islands.