Fagalii Airport

Polynesian Airlines conducts emergency response drills at Fagalii Airport

“The whole purpose of this exercise is to gauge the readiness and preparedness of our own staff and those working at Fagalii Airport and key government agencies to respond to an emergency incident that places the lives of people at risk at Fagalii Airport,” said the airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Seiuli Tupuivao Alvin Tuala.

The drill was conducted from 9.45am to midday yesterday.

Two men in Samoa charged with drugs offence

Police said the two men, who are in their 40s, were arrested when they came to get a parcel containing 5.9 grams of methamphetamine.

RNZI reports the two suspects were charged with possession and importation of an illegal drug.

They will appear in the Supreme Court in two weeks.

Police spokesperson Superintendent Sala'a Moananu Sale has told reporters that inquiries have been made with American Samoa authorities on how the illegal drug got through customs checks.



Photo file: Fagalii Airport, Samoa