Formed in the year 1973, Air Nuigini is the national airline of Papua New Guinea. It took over the established domestic routes and started providing scheduled passenger services on routes that were earlier inaccessible. In the very first year, Air Niugini flights carried 350,000 passengers. Owing to its huge success, more and more local destinations were added to the airline’s route network. By the year end of its maiden operation, the airline also commenced international passenger services offering flights to Brisbane, Manila and Hong Kong.
Air Niugini is headquartered in Port Moresby. It operates flights from its hub at Jacksons International Airport. Its frequent flyer program is called Destinations.
Connectivity and Fleet Size
Travelers may book Air Niugini tickets to nearly 40 destinations in about 10 countries. One may find flight deals to destinations like Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Honiara, Port Vila, Daru, Los Negros Island, Rabaul, etc.
The fleet of Air Niugini presently comprises of about 17 in-service aircraft.
Services and Amenities
An Air Niugini reservation will get you the following amenities and services:
To meet the highest hygiene standards, Air Niugini employs a professional cleaning team that makes sure all the aircraft are thoroughly cleaned.
The airline offers an enticing selection of meals in all its travel classes catering to each passenger’s taste.
As the airline proclaims, the kitchen is their hub of creativity. This is where the team puts in all their thoughts to devise new imaginative menus, offering a wide selection of delectable meals.
The airline takes every necessary step to ensure that the food complies with the highest of standards and best quality meals are served on its flights.
Passengers traveling in economy class are offered an array of snacks, meals and beverages to choose from. The economy class menu is curated keeping in mind the evolving tastes of flyers.
Premium catering service ensures that only superlative quality meals are offered to passengers traveling in Business Class, on VIP charter flights and on private jets.
Passengers will have a great time reading the airline’s exclusive inflight magazines called Paradise Magazine and Traditions Magazine.
For passengers traveling on domestic flights:
Passengers are allowed to check-in up to 44 lbs.
Destination members are allowed a baggage limit of 44 lbs.
Executive club members (Gold/Silver) are allowed to carry baggage up to 64 lbs.
Passengers are allowed to check-in up to 35 lbs.
Destination members are allowed a baggage limit of 35 lbs.
Executive club members (Gold/Silver) are allowed to carry baggage up to 55 lbs.
For Interline/Online travel between PNG and North America/Area 1:
Flyers traveling in Business class can check-in up to 2 pieces. The combined weight of both the pieces must not exceed 88 lbs.
Flyers traveling in Economy class can check-in up to 2 pieces. The combined weight of both the pieces must not exceed 66 lbs.
The combined dimensions of both the bags must not exceed 106 inches. The dimensions of a single bag must not exceed 62 inches.
Once your flight ticket booking is confirmed, make sure to check the latest baggage policy accepted by Air Niugini as airlines at their sole discretion may update baggage allowances at any time.