Link PNG DHC-8 damaged during Civil Unrest in Mendi

June 15, 2018

A Link PNG DHC -8 aircraft was damaged during civil unrest at Mendi airport, Southern Highlands Province today (Thursday 14th June) following an election petition decision.

The aircraft has suffered damage when rioters invaded the tarmac, and National Airports Corporation(NAC) has also closed the airport.

Link PNG is suspending flights also to Tari and Wapenamanda until further notice, associated with these developments.

Link PNG regrets the inconvenience this may cause to our customers; however safety is always of paramount importance in our operations.


Corporate Communications Department

Thursday 14th June, 2018