Travel Agent Communications

PED 07/17/2016

Air Niugini Joins ARC

Air Niugini Limited (PX/656) will join ARC as a participating carrier effective with sales on July 18, 2016 (PED 07/24/16).
Air Niugini is the national airline of Papua New Guinea and is based at Jackson International Airport in Port Moresby. The carrier operates an extensive domestic network from Port Moresby as well as international services to Asia, Pacific, and Australia.  Destinations include Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Nadi, Honiara, Port Vila, Sydney, and Brisbane. The Air Niugini fleet includes B767-800, B737-700, B737-800, F100, F70, DH8-400, DH8-300, and DH8-200.
Bookings can be made via Amadeus, Sabre, Worldspan and Apollo. Travel agent commissions are 3 percent on domestic routes within Papua New Guinea, and 6 percent on international routes.
Air Niugini Limited has elected the General Concurrence method of agent appointment whereby all ARC agents are automatically appointed as agents of Air Niugini Limited. The airline accepts cash only as the form of payment, but credit card will be accepted in the near future. 
For inquiries, reservations, or sales information, contact:

Air Niugini Limited
420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2523
New York, NY 10170

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