They include Lohia Garo, Phyllis Tabara and Nancy Aue.
Garo was awarded Member of the Order of Logohu(ML) for his services to the aviation industry and Air Niugini while Tabara and Aue each received a Logohu Medal(LM).
They all have worked with Air Niugini for 24 and 29 years respectively.
In congratulating the trio, Chief Executive Officer, Simon Foo said these staff members have worked with Air Niugini for a long time and commended them for their commitment and loyalty to Air Niugini.
He said: “You have worked with Air Niugini long enough to see how it has developed into where it is today. I acknowledge your hard work, loyalty and support to the airline and congratulate you for such prestigious awards.”
Garo has been with the airline for almost 28 years and still works there as executive manager, planning while Tabara and Aue retired last year.
Aue worked for 29 years as a personal assistant who served at least four chief executive officers while Tabara spent most of her years at the airline’s Human Resource department, although she also worked with Cabin Crew and Customer Services.
She worked for a total 24 years with Air Niugini.
In September last year, another staff member, Marco McConnell received a similar award.
He was awarded Member of the Order of Logohu(ML) for his services to the airline industry.
McConnell has worked with Air Niugini for over 20 years, he is now General Manager, Ground Operations and Aviation Security.