Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Malielegaoi reported Samoa Airways plans to make changes to its fleet composition (Samoa Observer, 04-Jan-2019). Mr Malielegaoi stated: "We anticipate having our second airplane running during the Pacific Games and we are looking at Jun-2019 for that development". He added the carrier's 172 seat Boeing 737-800 on lease from Icelandair will be replaced with "a bigger aircraft" to assist with busier periods during the Pacific Games in Jul-2019.
Samoa Airways anticipating additional aircraft during 2019 Pacific Games: Samoa PM
7 January, 2019