Ex VH-IBE, DQ-FDS was registered from July 1982 to March 1984. It was sold back in Australia as VH-MKR. Fiji Air was called Air Pacific at a time the national airline was Fiji Airways. They had a name swap in 1971 when the national airline started planning regional jet services. Air Pacific then became Fiji Air. The national airline returned to used Fiji Airways in 2012. By then Fiji Air had become Air Fiji in 1995 before ceasing operations in 2009.