Pacific Island Air

Pacific Island Air is the only domestic airline in Fiji to offer helicopter, seaplane and fixed-wing light aircraft for all your resort & island transfers, scenic flights, charters, adventure packages, medivac and commercial operations in and around Fiji.  Based at Nadi Airport domestic terminal we are conveniently situated just a 2 minute walk from the Nadi International Airport making domestic transfers to all Fiji Islands fast, efficient and hassle free.

Our parent company - GCH Aviation - is the only helicopter and aviation company in New Zealand to have been awarded the Diamond Safety Certificate, awarded for over 35 years of incident and accident free flying.  

Pacific Island Air has been in operation since 2012.  We are the largest domestic airline in Fiji with a total of ten aircraft including 4 seaplanes, 4 helicopters and two fixed wing light aircraft.

Our main areas of operation are regular daily flight transfers to the Mamanuca Islands and Yasawa Islands as well as the Sun Coast area.  We also fly helicopters to the Coral Coast on a daily basis.  All other areas including the Northern Islands such as Taveuni, Savusavu, SUVA, Nausori is by private charter only.  We fly to ALL Fiji Island Resorts.

Pacific Island Air came about with the merger in 2013 of Pacific Island Seaplanes which has been operating for over 15 years in Fiji and Helicopters Fiji.  Helicopters (Fiji) is an operating division of Mueller Ltd, a company registered in Fiji that is wholly owned by one of Australasia and the South Pacific's premier aviation operators, GCH Aviation Ltd.

The GCH Aviation Group is an umbrella brand representing our parent company Garden City Helicopters, based in Christchurch, New Zealand and a large number of associated aviation operations extending through New Zealand and into the South Pacific.

These operations include Garden City Helicopters Christchurch, Garden City Helicopters Nelson and Garden City Helicopters Greymouth, Wellington Helicopters, Garden City Air Exec, Pacific Island Air Fiji and Vanuatu Helicopters. The Group also represents emergency air rescue and air ambulance operations: Westpac Rescue Helicopter, NZCC Rescue Helicopter, Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter and the New Zealand Flying Doctor Service. 

Together, the Group represents over three decades of exceptional aviation experience in helicopter and fixed-wing tourism, certified flight training, commercial, air rescue and ambulance operations.  The group very proudly holds a Diamond Safety Certificate in New Zealand with over 35 years of incident free flying.

6 reasons to choose us

  1. #1 for safety. Backed by reputable New Zealand company - GCH Aviation - our aircraft are meticulously maintained by a highly trained team of engineers
  2. Amphibious seaplanes offer the convenience of departing directly from the airport saving time and money
  3. Fiji’s largest domestic fleet # 1 for reliability
  4. We offer 3 different modes of transfer i.e. seaplane, helicopter, airplane # 1 for flexibility. why not fly seaplane one way and heli return offering 2 different experiences.
  5. Highly trained pilots who are not only experienced but very entertaining, showing you highlights along the way. Not just a flight but a REAL adventure. 
  6. All seats on our seaplanes are window seats, each has a set of headphones which allow the pilot to talk to you during the flight pointing out the various islands and resorts.

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+679 672 5644