APNG to link Lae, Popondetta

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The National, Thursday 9th May 2013

 Airlines PNG will start services linking Lae to Popondetta from May 20. 

Chief executive officer Muralee Siva said: “Initially these services will operate four times a week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday with both passenger and freight uplift in both directions. 

“We are excited by the possibilities on this new route but more importantly it demonstrates Airlines PNG’s commitment to providing scheduling solutions to our customers’ needs. 

“As earlier advised APNG will be investing heavily in support of the domestic market with the Popondetta service being a tangible demonstration of this commitment.”

The schedule will provide connections to and from Popondetta to Madang, Wewak, Kimbe and Kokopo via Lae.