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PNG Air Flying Kieta


By Fabian Hakalits – EM TV News, Port Moresby

Another airline operator, PNG Air, will commence flight operations to Aropa Airport, Kieta, in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville beginning on April 25 this year.

Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Abbot, told EMTV News that the airline operator is very proud to begin its flight services to Kieta Airport.

“On Monday April 25, we will start operating the new ATR linking Buka and Aropa.

“Fares between these two ports start from only K279 and we will offer connections through to other ports in PNG,” he said.

Abbot addedd that PNG Air wants help contribute to the development of the Autonomous Region through its air services.

“For the airline, it’s providing services at affordable cost, making sure that we help with the development and increase options for people and businesses to connect,” he said. 

“Fares from Aropa to other ports start from K436 to Kokopo, and K634 to Lae.”

PNG Air, with the latest addition of another ATR-ATB will increase its frequency, including to Kieta.

“We are commencing ATR operations into Kieta Airport (Aropa) and will be providing domestic connections between Aropa and Buka,”  he said.

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