Airline resumes flights

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AIR Niugini has been allowed to resume flights to Daru, Kiunga, Vanimo and Wewak without seeking the prior approval of the State of Emergency Controller David Manning.
But flights to Buka is still restricted, while the Kieta, Tabubil and Lihir airports remain closed.
Air Niugini is resuming most of its normal domestic schedule, offering flights to domestic ports at least once daily, with increased frequency to Lae, Mt Hagen and Tokua.
The airline yesterday advised people that tickets could be bought as done before without any clearance.
“Air Niugini continues to operate with strict health and safety measures in place, including temperature testing of all passengers, hand-sanitising and providing face masks to ensure your air travel is safe,” a statement said.
Internationally, Air Niugini maintains its flights to Cairns, Brisbane and Singapore.
The outbound flights to these three ports do not require approval.
Inbound flights are now open for sale however, passengers still require approval to come to PNG.
“Payment evidence of a 14 day hotel accommodation at an approved quarantine hotel must be provided prior to acceptance at check-in.
“Flights to the rest of our international destinations are still suspended.
“We will advise once approval is given for resumption of operations.”

One thought on “Airline resumes flights

  • Tighten up the international flights inducing borders and uplift the ban forthwith.
    Its creating unnecessary stress on PNG citizens and people are dying from TB, Malaria, typhoid and even starvation.
    Students might even develop disease from breathing through masks too.

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