PNG Loop 5@5

Loop 5@5 is a roundup of the top Loop PNG stories making news.

PNG Air assist stranded Travel Air passengers

PNG Travel Air announced today that any passenger who has purchased a ticket on the cancelled Mangi Lo Ples (Travel Air) services would instead be able to travel free of charge on a PNG Air service on the same route.

Why is Australia so desperate to ignore its nearest neighbour?

Not only was PNG once our colony while the Cook Islands belonged to New Zealand, but the population of the Cook Islands is 430 times smaller than PNG.

TC Winston picks up in Suva  

Papua New Guineans living in Fiji have been advised to stock up on food and water and other essentials in preparation for the full brunt of TC Winston, which is expected to make landfall tomorrow.

Boeing gets $440m order from Papua New Guinea carrier

US aircraft maker Boeing said Friday it had won a $440 million deal with Papua New Guinea's flag carrier Air Niugini for four 737 MAX 8 planes.

Strong winds for Bougainville, MBP and NIP

People living along the coast of Bougainville, Milne Bay and New Ireland will experience strong winds today.