CEO Simon Foo

ANG prepared for strike measures

Air Niugini, CEO Simon Foo says Air Niugini is aware of the proposed stop work by staff of the National Weather Service, which was uplifted this afternoon.

However, should the action have taken place, Air Niugini is assuring customers and stakeholders that measures in-place that would ensure they continue to provide air-services.

However, passengers may encounter delay to flight; Air Niugini has measures in-place to avoid disruptions, if and when they do happen. 

So far flights during the festive period have been operating smoothly confirmed Mr Foo.


Air Niugini commences services to Federated States of Micronesia

Air Niugini Chief Executive Officer, Mr Simon Foo made the announcement this afternoon following a meeting last week with FSM’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Aviation, Mr Massey Halbert.

Mr Foo said Air Niugini will start initially with three special flights to Chuuk and Pohnpei , two of the four states in FSM. These flights are scheduled to operate on September 01st,  07th and 10th, which coincides with a meeting of Pacific Island leaders in FSM.

Air Niugini reassures passengers

However, in a statement released today, the airline says most of its scheduled domestic and international flights operated today.

“The delayed and cancelled services were due to technical and crewing issues, which are usual operational challenges experienced in any given day,” the firm explains.

“Management acknowledges that the disruptions may have caused concerns amongst the passengers however, as the national carrier, Air Niugini would like to reassure its customers that it is committed to providing air services as per its schedule.”