In a significant financial development, Fiji Airports (FA) presented a dividend cheque of $6 million to the Honourable Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka this morning, marking a prosperous financial year for the organization. This substantial dividend comes in addition to the interim cheque of $10 million issued by FA earlier in 2023.
During the Prime Minister’s remarks, he highlighted FA’s robust performance during the fiscal year 2022. Moreover, he announced a substantial bonus for FA staff, amounting to $1,000,386, inclusive of FNPF contributions and the FNU Levy.
Acknowledging the pivotal role of FA’s Board of Directors, Prime Minister Rabuka thanked those who served during the previous year for their contributions to the company’s success. He also commended the current Board for its positive impact on FA’s performance in 2023.
The Prime Minister extended gratitude to FA’s management and staff for their unwavering dedication, stating, “I know that they are very deserving of the bonus payment announced today. I sincerely hope that together, the group will continue to achieve greater success as we go into 2024.”
Recognizing FA’s remarkable progress over the years, Prime Minister Rabuka emphasized the company’s dedication to developing and progressing despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. He noted FA’s critical role in connecting Fiji to the world and ensuring a positive impression of the country for all travelers.
In his closing remarks, the Prime Minister expressed hope for FA to continue its collaborative efforts with stakeholders, including Fiji Airways, Air Terminal Services, the Department of Immigration, Fiji Revenue and Customs Service, Biosecurity Authority of Fiji, and tourism operators, to provide top-class facilities and services at Fijian airports.