REVISED REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS TRAVELLING TO PAPUA NEW GUINEA FROM OVERSEAS
July 1, 2021
Air Niugini wishes to advise customers that the Controller of the National Control Centre (NCC) for COVID-19 has issued an updated Direction dated 30th June, 2021 for international passengers travelling to Papua New Guinea (PNG) from overseas countries.
Passengers on Air Niugini international flights departing from overseas destinations on or after Friday 02nd July, 2021, and entering PNG, must now :-
- Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide evidence in the form of a vaccination certificate at check-in;
- Quarantine for 21 days on arrival in PNG at the individual’s expense;
- All previous approvals for home quarantine, or shorter quarantine period, have been revoked by the Controller;
- All previous Controller approvals for a person to enter PNG as required under previous Measure 2 remain effective, but are now subject to the new Direction;
There are no changes to the requirements for international passengers departing from PNG.
Air Niugini continues to operate six flights per week to Brisbane, one flight to Sydney, four flights per week to Singapore, and twice weekly flights each to Manila and Hong Kong.
Wearing of face masks in the terminals and on board the aircraft is mandatory, hand sanitisers are provided for your protection, and social distancing is followed wherever practical in order to ensure your international travel remains as safe as possible.
Corporate Communications Department
Thursday 01st July, 2021