Kagamuga Airport

New baggage x-ray machine for Kagamuga

Mt Hagen airport continues to boost PNG’s economic growth, opening up domestic and international routes into the Highlands region. The new x-ray machine will assist in streamlining the movement of passengers through the airport while, importantly, increasing the capability of the PNG Customs Services (PNGCS) to quickly detect, deter and disrupt unlawful and restricted goods while increasing revenue collection at the border.

Issue of Hagen RO goes to high court

While this matter was filed on May 24 waiting to go before court, other candidates and their supporters took issues into their own hands on Wednesday and disrupted flights into the Kagamuga airport by sitting and protesting on the tarmac.

Air Niugini this morning resumed flights into Mt Hagen after Police managed to get the supporters out.

James Yoka Ekip and Simon Sanagke filed an appeal in the Supreme Court, and today asked the court through their lawyer to stay the decision of the National Court, dated 4 May, which refused an application they had earlier filed.    

Polye skipped Parlt session to welcome world evangelist

Batchelor and his wife, with their delegation, touched down yesterday in a chartered plane to a red-carpet treatment by the church leaders and Opposition Leader Don Polye. 

Over 60,000 people braved the downpour to take a glimpse of the Batchelors, Polye and church leaders at Hatti community in Mt Hagen, Western Highlands.

They departed the airport along a corridor made of people with the church faithfuls waving, singing and clapping.