Official Press Statements and news updates from the Ministry of Communication and Aviation are issued by The Corporate Service’s Human Resources Unit. This is done in consultation with the Permanent Secretary of the MCA.
Suavanao Airfield in Isabel Province was re-opened last Saturday following the successful rehabilitation of the airport’s deteriorating runway which has forced the Government to close it in September this year.
The number of High-Power Laser green strike incidents on aircraft arriving or departing Honiara International Airport at night is increasing. Pilots report a number of laser strikes either on departure or approach to the airport. Some of the reported incidents took place immediately after take-off, and probably before the pilots had fully transitioned onto instrument flight or when the aircraft is established on approach to the runway. The latest laser incidents were recorded on 28 October 2018 with sources coming from Point Cruz and Lungga/Burscreek areas.
The Minister for Communication and Aviation, Hon. Peter Shanel Agovaka has addressed the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates yesterday (October 30).
The Minister for Communication and Aviation, Hon Peter Shanel Agovaka is currently attending a High Level Meeting on Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN 63) on behalf of the Solomon Islands Government from October 20-25 in Barcelona, Spain.