Air Niugini increases services and upgrades Lae flights to Boeing 737s

Air Niugini has upgraded and increased flights on its busy route to Nadzab Airport in Lae following the completion of runway improvement works by the National Airports Corporation (NAC).

This move will provide a new level of convenience for our customers traveling to and from Lae and allow Air Niugini to increase capacity, particularly during peak periods, allowing Papua New Guineans to arrive home. in time to celebrate Christmas and the New Year with their families and loved ones.

The airline made its first commercial Boeing 737 flight to Nadzab Airport just before independence on Thursday, September 15, and the B737 aircraft will now become a regular sight in Nadzab over the coming months and years.

Air Niugini’s Commercial and Distribution General Manager, Mr. Paul Abbot, said: “Lae is the largest transport and industrial center in the Momase region and a key center for the whole economy of Papua New Guinea. New Guinea.

“The Boeing 737-800 can carry up to 144 passengers per flight (16 Business and 128 Economy), which will go a long way to meeting demand during the busiest time of the year, providing the fastest flights , the smoothest and most comfortable for our customers.”

Air Niugini operates up to seven daily flights between Port Moresby and Lae, as well as direct services between Lae and Rabaul, Hoskins, Wewak, Madang and Manus Island.

Mr. Abbot said: “We are delighted to be able to provide the greater capacity and reliability of services that our customers deserve during peak periods.”

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