Palau Pacific Airways (ED, Koror) will lease a B737-800, OM-GEX (msn 29919), from Air Explore (ED, Bratislava) the Slovak ACMI specialist's CEO, Martin Štulajter, has said. Speaking to Austrian Wings, Štulajter said the twinjet, its first B737-800, would be based in the Pacific on a six-month wet-lease contract.

The Palauan start-up has said that it intends to offer 5x weekly flights from Koror to Hong Kong Int'l with effect from November 1. Thereafter, it will add Taipei Taoyuan, Guam Int'l, and Japan in 2015.