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Flight Operations, A REFLECTION OF SENSE OF BELONGING

Flight Operations, A REFLECTION OF SENSE OF BELONGING

By Captain Michael Faasolo To the world of airlines and public flying, an airline is perhaps represented by aeroplanes, airline services, air fares, flight and cabin crew and TV advertisement. Whilst all these good things combine to put up the front smiling face of the airline, we often do not get to hear nor have […]Read more

FALEOLO AIRPORT-APIA, VENTURING INTO NEW GROUNDS

FALEOLO AIRPORT-APIA, VENTURING INTO NEW GROUNDS

Staff members of Faleolo Ground Handling Agent, Samoa Airways take a break from training under the facilitation of Mr ‘Isi Lavaki, REALtonga Ground Operations Manager. The training was conducted and completed prior to the TONGA/APIA REALtonga inaugural service.Read more

Ground Operations, BEYOND THE FRINGES OF FUA’AMOTU

Ground Operations, BEYOND THE FRINGES OF FUA’AMOTU

By ‘Isileli Lavaki In aviation, aircraft ground handling defines the servicing of an aircraft while it is on the ground and (usually) parked at a terminal gate of an airport. Ground Operations staff are usually the first to the workplace and the last ones to go home depending on the schedule. REALTonga Ground Ops have […]Read more

Vava’u, WE KNOW THE WATERS

Vava’u, WE KNOW THE WATERS

By Lesly Malimali Vava’u continues to be the sought out destination during the busy Whale watching season. Vava’u has been addressing the needs of regional arrivals as in the case of Fiji Airways. Now with our own REALtonga Samoa twice a week service, Vava’u’s image of becoming regionally known and promoted will be on Tour […]Read more

Ha’apai, SOLUTION FOR ALL TRAVEL NEEDS

Ha’apai, SOLUTION FOR ALL TRAVEL NEEDS

By Uaisele Telefoni Malo elelei and warm greetings from Ha’apai. Continuing to providing ‘SOLUTION FOR ALL TRAVELL NEEDS’, the two member Ha’apai Staff are now located at their new office formerly occupied by Digicel in downtown Pangai. This is where all the necessary travel and cargo daily engagements are being addressed. At the airport, a […]Read more

‘Eua, OUR GARDEN ISLAND

‘Eua, OUR GARDEN ISLAND

By ‘Ana Ma’u Eua suffered its loss of regular air services during the months of April to June. With the resumption of the service, Eua Station is back and running. “Our services have provided the best alternative to bridging the distance between Tongatapu and ‘Eua. This is a real blessing for those who wish to […]Read more

Palu Aviation Engineering, BALANCING ERGONOMICS

Palu Aviation Engineering, BALANCING ERGONOMICS

By Sinalauli’i Fifita The Engineering Maintenance unit, with the two new entries in Fiji nationals Mitieli Lotawa and Diana Buke, have been on hand effectively attending to maintenance needs at best in these two quarters. In continuing to observe Safety as the high priority for all our aircraft equipment, on the Technical side, an engine […]Read more

Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy

Real Tonga Limited is the only domestic carrier in the Friendly Islands of Tonga. We have recently expanded our services regionally in the Pacific. We are currently seeking type rated and current SF340B+, Y12 & BN2 Captains, First Officers SF340B+ & Y12 for exciting roles based in Tonga, in the South Pacific. ·         Competitive Salary […]Read more

Palu Cargo, BRING IT ON!

Palu Cargo, BRING IT ON!

By ‘Amanaki Likiliki Palu Cargo has had its hands fairly full recently. First off is the handling of a 1 x 40’ Container packed with boats for island fishing and ferry. Our team has also been on hand with clearing goods from customs and forwarding them to the outer islands. On flights availability our water […]Read more

Palu Development, Projects on the Go

Palu Development, Projects on the Go

By Siaosi Palu The first school established in Tonga dated back to 1826. Two years later four more schools were established. Hofoa was one of the four. 192 years on, Palu Development is now included into the school’s history being the contractor to build its New three-classroom block and evacuation center and completed the project […]Read more

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Tongatapu

Tongatapu, known as the ‘Sacred South’, is the main island of Tonga and the launch pad for exploring many of the other islands that surround the Kingdom. Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tongaputa, and the hub for international arrivals, is located on the north coast, and is filled with long stretches of white beaches, charming cafes, and ancient churches. You may even see a few pigs roaming around if you’re lucky.

‘Eua

Hilly and covered in lush rainforest, ‘Eua’s combination of breathtaking beauty and rugged, idiosyncratic landscapes is the perfect destination for travelers. A concise seven-minute flight links Tongatapu to the island of ‘Eua on its southeastern tip, world’s shortest commercial airline flight.

Ha’apai

If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path experiences, then look no further then Ha’apai, a central island group consisting of 62 islands. Isolated, uninhabited and undiscovered, this tropical paradise is filled with shallow lagoons, deserted beaches, vibrant reefs, giant volcanoes and breaching whales. Travellers can fill in their day with endless activities such as hiking, snorkelling, kayaking or even horseriding along the white sandy beaches.

Vava’u

Truly unspoiled, this remote group of islands are dotted along the  Kingdom of Tonga, and offer year-round climate suitable for snorkelling, swimming, sailing and diving. Surrounded by crystal clear water, these 61 islands offer an abundance of activities in and out of the water. For those sailing around the South Pacific,  Neiafu, is a popular spot to dock your yacht, allowing you to explore more of  Vava’u Islands natural beauty.

Niuatoputapu

Niuatoputao is a flat coral island situated furthest north within the Kingdom of Tonga. Located between Vava’u and Samoa, this ‘sacred island’ is mostly remote and underdeveloped with a noticeably warmer temperature than the other parts of the Kingdom, especially in the southern end.

Niuafo’ou

Niufo’ou,  located about 100km west of  Niuatoputapu, is one of the world’s most remote islands. From a birds-eye view, this volcanic rimmed island could be compared to a floating donut.  The coastline is rocky and steep, with few black sandy beaches.  Niuafo’ou, together with  Tafahi  &  Niuatoputapu  island are referred to as the  Niuas.