Air Niugini will increase its frequency from Port Moresby to Manila, Philippines and Sydney and Cairns, Australia prior to the peak travel period. Effective November 1, direct flights to Sydney will increase from twice to thrice a week and beginning December 3, Manila flights will increase from four to five times a week. Both the Manila and Sydney routes are operated by Air Niugini’s Boeing 737 aircraft, which feature complimentary meals, beverages, personal in-seat video entertainment and generous baggage allowance for all customers.

By the end of this month, Air Niugini will also increase its flights to Cairns in North Queensland to 15 services a week to meet market demand and seat capacity. All Air Niugini flights to Cairns are operated by Fokker 100 and F70 jets, with up to three flights on the busier days. The proposed code share agreement with Qantas is subject to Australian regulatory approval. Read more