PNG Air supports MOH S7

Chief Commercial Officer for PNG Air, Simon Pitt, was thrilled to announce that PNG Air will remain a sponsor for the Men of Honour Awards this season.  

‘’As a company, we are proud to continue our partnership with Digicel PNG Foundation for the second year as the official carrier for the Men Of Honour Awards. It is also very good for our employees to see the work that they do every day being translated into helping address violence in the country, and to feel a sense of pride to be part of a movement in addressing an important issue,” said Pitt. 

PNG Air continues support to Dabaris

As the official airline partner of the Dabaris Rugby Club, the airline provides flights and logistical support for the team to their games outside of Port Moresby.

PNG Air recognizes that sport plays a key role in development, and are proud to support the Central Dabaris rugby club in their endeavours to promote the sport throughout the nation.

The agreement was signed today with representation from both organisations. 

PNG Air And Nasfund Renew Partnership

Through the Fund’s Membership Discount Program (MDP), Nasfund members can now benefit from a K50 discount on one-way airfares.

PNG Air Chief Commercial Officer Simon C. Pitt said, “Since the easing of restrictions, we have noted an increase in the demand for travel within Papua New Guinea. As a nationally owned airline, it is in our best interest to make air travel more affordable and accessible.

PNG Air suspends Wapenamanda flights

PNG Air flight area being suspended indefinitely, until such time the airline can determine the safe operations of services back into the province.

Customers with existing tickets can rebook or reroute at no further cost.

Last week, Air Niugini suspended flights into Wapenamanda. 

Photos supplied to this newsroom by security forces stationed there showed that unidentified persons had spilt oil and thrown broken bottles over parts of the airport runway, making it dangerous for an aircraft to land.

Brothers Win PNG Air Song Comp

With the submission of large numbers of entries across the country, a winner has been selected and they are brothers, Humene and Heni Walo.
The brothers from Central Province took a chance when they saw their opportunity with news of the promotion wasting no time in starting on their winning track. 

Humene said they visited the PNG Air website and got all the information regarding the criteria of the competition then started on the song.
“Basically, it is the story of PNG Air from Milne Bay all the way through,” said Humene.

PNG Air, Dabaris Renew Partnership

The airline has been supporting the Dabaris since 2019, from when the club was formed into the competition. The Dabaris are representatives and ambassadors of Central Province.

With the development pathways established for up and coming players in the province and a strong following of fans and supporters, PNG Air is proud to support the rugby league franchise as it grows in the PNGNRL Competition.

Song Comp To Celebrate 35th Anniversary

In celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year, the airline has launched a song comp to commemorate its history in PNG. The competition is open to all aspiring and established musicians who will be required to record and submit a lyrical or instrumental song that captures the story and history of the airline.

The song is required to be a minute long and should highlight and celebrate the airline’s heritage from Milne Bay Airlines, to Airlines PNG to PNG Air today, and also put the customer at the heart of the airlines.

Digicel partners with PNG Air

Through this partnership that was launched today at the PNGAIR head office in Port Moresby, PNGAIR customers can now book and pay for their tickets using CellMoni without having to travel to the PNGAIR offices or travel agencies.  An online booking can be made through the PNG Air website ( An online booking can be made through the PNG Air Customer Care on 16 111 and select the CellMoni payment option.



Tari Flights Resume

This follows a suspension that was placed on April 1st due to safety concerns over recent civil unrests in the provincial capital.

Passengers can now book tickets to travel online at, or at your nearest PNG Air, Post PNG Sales Office and travel agent.

For more information, contact the PNG Air call centre on 16111 (Digicel toll free) or 7411 2644.

PNGAIR - 35 years of aviation service

Today it announced 2022 as a special year as it celebrates 35 years of aviation service to Papua New Guinea.

The airline's history goes back to Milne Bay Province as Milne Bay Airlines, when the company was established and started operations on June 30 1987 by founder, the late Sir. John Wild, Snr. MBA would later become Airlines PNG in 2001 and then PNG Air in 2015.

Over the years, the airline has with value airfares, modern aircraft in the brand new ATR 72-600, its current flagship aircraft and improved service.