Air Niugini Reducing International Routes

March 18, 2020

Air Niugini will maintain the current schedule to Cairns, Brisbane, Singapore and all domestic flights while suspending international flights to other destinations as per the national government’s latest instruction on measures to mitigate the risks of the spread of corona virus or COVID 19.

These changes take effect from Sunday 22nd March, 2020 and will continue for the next two weeks. Manila flights are suspended until Monday 13th April at the direction of the Philippines Government.

Air Niugini Managing Director, Mr Alan Milne said “As per the government’s instruction, Air Niugini is implementing changes to its international flight schedule, however maintaining flights to Singapore, Brisbane and Cairns. “

“The health and safety of the people of Papua New Guinea, our passengers and crew are always our absolute priority. We are also conscious of the need to maintain the flow of essential goods into PNG such as medicines and medical equipment, fresh vegetables and groceries for the Supermarkets and spare parts for the domestic transport industry.”


Corporate Communications Department

Wednesday 18th March, 2020