Airlines Tonga

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Commenced operations December 2005
Ceased operations August 23, 2008
Operating bases Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
Fleet size See Fleet below
Destinations See Destinations below
Parent company Air Fiji and Teta Tours
Airlines Tonga Harbin Y-12 at Suva Airport (2006).

Airlines Tonga was an airline based in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga. It operated services within Tonga and flights are operated on its behalf by Air Fiji.[1]


The airline started operations in December 2005 as a joint venture partnership between Air Fiji (49%) and Tongan travel agency Teta Tours (51%).[1] Airlines Tonga became the second domestic airline of Tonga after Peau Vavaʻu.

On August 23, 2008, Airlines Tonga ceased all activity indefinitely, citing its inability to meet rising fuel costs. It does not intend, however to remain out of business permanently.[2]


Airlines Tonga operated services to the following destinations[citation needed] :


The airline operates the following aircraft[citation needed]:


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 70. 
  2. ^ "Tonga Government trying to figure out extent of financial strife at Airlines Tonga", Radio New Zealand International, September 1, 2008

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