The National, Thursday 02nd August, 2012
AIR Niugini will reschedule flight times to and from Brisbane and include an additional flight to Singapore from Aug 20.
Air Niugini chief executive Wasantha Kumarasiri said the amendments would add convenience and enable better connection times.
The company’s Boeing 767 flight PX 025 to Brisbane on Mondays will depart at 1.30pm as normal but return the next day, leaving at 10am and arriving at 1.10pm.
PX006 from Brisbane to Port Moresby every Friday and Saturday will depart earlier, leaving at 9.10am and arriving at 12.20pm.
Morning flights from Port Moresby on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Port Moresby will now leave at 8am instead of 6.45am and arrive in Brisbane at 11.06am. The return services will depart Brisbane at 12.30pm and arrive in Port Moresby 3.40pm.
PX023 at Saturdays on Boeing737 aircraft will depart Port Moresby at 2.10pm and arrive in Brisbane at 5.15pm for overnight. The return flight, PX 024, will depart Brisbane on Sundays at 9.10am and arrive in Port Moresby at 2.20pm
The airline will add a Wednesday flight to Singapore which will become its fifth direct service from Port Moresby to Singapore in a week.
PX 392 will depart Port Moresby at 2.25pm and arrive in Singapore at 6.45pm. The return flight, PX 393, will depart Singapore at 11.40pm and arrive in Port Moresby the next day at 08.15.