Air Vanuatu has advised all domestic and international (except services to Nadi which are cancelled) today are continuing after the re-opening of Bauerfield airport.

Passengers booked to travel on domestic services are advised to reconfirm their flights with Air Vanuatu by calling 20200. Services to Nadi today are cancelled.

Air Vanuatu management is working closely with authorities to investigate the runway excursion of one of their ATR-72 aircraft.

The domestic flight from Tanna had 39 passengers and four crew onboard.

Chief Executive Officer Derek Nice has spoken with passengers and the operating crew of the flight and praised the crew for their professionalism and skill which contributed to no injuries from the incident.

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