Travel Restrictions as imposed by PNG Government & ANG Ticketing Office Closure Advice – Updated 24 March 2020

March 25, 2020

Air Niugini will operate a Reduced Schedule of International Flights for 14 days to the following three destinations – Brisbane, Cairns and Singapore


Effective  Monday 23rd March 2020, for a period of 14 days

Inbound Flights:

The PNG Government through the COVID-19 Government Task Force have imposed a Travel Ban on all travellers travelling into Papua New Guinea on all International flights, except for those travellers that are authorized by the Minister for Health. This prohibition includes PNG Citizens and PNG Permanent Residents

Outbound Flights

There is no travel ban for customers that are travelling out of Papua New Guinea, however, they must comply with entry or transit conditions for Australia, as well as any interstate restrictions within Australia or at their final destination


Effective Tuesday 24th March 2020, due to the 14 Day Travel Restriction, all Domestic Flights have been cancelled.

As a result of the above Travel Restrictions, the following will apply;

  1. All sales office will be closed from Tuesday 24 March 2020 – Sunday 05 April 2020
  2. During this period, Customer enquiries can be sent via email to
  3. We also encourage customers to go to for updated information and new bookings
  4. Whilst customers are free to also call the Toll Free Number 180 3444 or +675 327 3444 for assistance, be advised that the Call Centre will have limited operating time from 10 am to 3 pm weekdays only. Please bear with us as there will be longer waiting times.

We thank you for your patience and understanding during these challenging times and we encourage all to stay safe and practice high levels of hygiene.


Corporate Communications
24 March 2020