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.

Cabin Crew And Staff Ill

Both airlines issued media statements, apologizing to the traveling public of the flight disruptions.

Each has stated that the wet weather conditions have contributed to staff falling ill.

Both also state that they are doing everything they can to manage the situation without compromising safe operations.

PNG Air Customers with existing tickets will be accommodated on the next available flight and will be contacted by Call Centre with details of the flight changes.

COVID Tests Cease For AROB Travel

However, are required to adhere to mandatory protocols set in place as per the new normal.

The Office of the Regional Pandemic Controller of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, in lifting these measures has restored flights into Aropa Airport, therefore as a result, the airline has resumed services to Kieta.

Flights CG8820 on Sundays departs Port Moresby stopping over in Rabaul and Buka, while Flight CG8823 will operate the return sector and also via Buka and Rabaul to Port Moresby.

Cabin Crew First Aid Certified

The training is a requirement for the cabin crew to carry out before entering their roles for 2022, and they were awarded certificates valid for one year.

PNG Red Cross Society thanked the airline for having them facilitate the training and congratulated the young women in successfully completing the program.

As most accidents are sudden and happen unexpectedly, it is vital to have staff equipped with necessary first aid skills they can utilize in emergencies.

Pitt Is PNG Air CCO

Mr Pitt takes on the role from Nancy Nakikus, who has been Acting Chief Commercial Officer since May this year.

In a statement, PNG Air said he would be in charge of the commercial division for both the passenger and cargo, supporting business changes that the organization is going through.

The airline said: “Mr Pitt brings to the company a wealth of experience from leading international air carriers spanning over 30 years in management and leadership roles in Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.”

Airline Supports Eat Smart Campaign

Eat Smart Campaign brand ambassador, Chef Julz Henao and Pidgin Production conceptualized this campaign with the aim of promoting healthy and nutritional eating in PNG, and this will be achieved by highlighting the ‘Farm to Plate Experience’.

Pidgin Productions Director, Arjun Gyani was grateful on behalf of the Eat Smart Campaign as they can reach farmer networks through PNG Air.

Library Presents Books to PNG Air

BbP Executive Officer, Leeanne Resson thanked PNG Air and said the airline has been supporting them for the past three years and is still going.

“This partnership is an important partnership because they assist Buk bilong Pikinini with our reestablishment Library Kits. We are able to get these kits in schools across PNG. Within the first three quarters alone, we were able to restock 68 schools with the kits and this would not have been possible without the support from PNG Air.

PNG Air Supports Awards

The awards was launched on August 27, 2021 to allow members of the public to nominate ordinary men who are doing extra-ordinary things to build peace in their respective communities.

PNG Air Acting Chief Commercial Officer, Nancy Nakikus said PNG Air is pleased to support the Men of Honour Campaign by providing return flights to the ports the team requires to travel for interviews with nominees and quality checks.

PNG Air Resumes Flights To Madang

Flights will operate with the DASH 8-100 series aircraft as per direction from PNG Air, this is due to the length of runway currently available.

PNG Air will resume flight operations via ATR 72-600 upon completion of the full runway length that is currently awaiting approval from NAC.

Madang has up to four weekly flights and this will allow passengers and cargo partners to book their flights with ease into the province.