Region: East Asia and Pacific
Topic: Country Profile
This report is extracted from Handshake Issue #10: Tourism.
As a small, isolated country in the Pacific, Samoa is heavily dependent on tourism for jobs and economic development. The government’s objectives for the aviation industry included providing safe, modern, efficient, and affordable international air transport to Samoa to support expansion of the tourism industry. Operating Polynesian Airlines in a commercially and financially sustainable manner was also a high government priority.
Updated: June 27, 2022