Air Nauru's only 737 reposessed

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Nauru lost it's link with the world on Sunday when their only passenger aircraft a Boeing 737-400, was reposessed by a banking agency of the US government. Agents of the Us Export-Import bank seized the aircraft at Melbourne after it arrived from Brisbane
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NAURU AND KIRIBATI LOSES ALL THEIR SCHEDULED SERVICES Steve’s post (above) about yet another aircraft repossession looks as though it might go unremarked, so let me comment. Air Nauru’s loss of its single aircraft is actually a catastrophe for not just the isolated Republic of Nauru (in Oceania) but also for another independent nation state: Kiribati. These two very isolated countries have always been very poorly served by commercial air services. Kiribati has no planes of its own, and Nauru had just the one 737 – that which has now been repossessed. No foreign carrier flies into either country. The Naura 737 provided lifeline air services from Nauru to Fiji, the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands and Australia. The Fiji service stopped en route at Tawara in Kiribati, giving that country its sole connection with the outside world. Living, as most of here do, in developed parts of the world where we take commercial air service as a given, it’s perhaps no bad thing to spare a thought this week for two entire nations that have just slipped off the aviation map.

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I do wish all works out for them - the airline has an interesting history and I'm very sure something will be done, perhaps a new Virgin group in cooperation with the respective skint governments will occur, abyibe seen polynesianblue - virgins latest launch?
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That certainly is a great shame. One can only hope that the governments of the affected nations are doing what they can to resolve the situation.
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That certainly is a great shame. One can only hope that the governments of the affected nations are doing what they can to resolve the situation.
Let us hope so. ATDB record Air Tungaru and Air Nauru as 'extinct' :(