16 Oct 2007

Air Niugini's new 757 goes into service..

11:16 am on 16 October 2007

Papua New Guinea's national airline, Air Niugini says its latest leased aircraft the Boeing 757-200 has gone into service on the airline's Honiara and Nadi routes.

Air Niugini chief executive officer Wasantha Kumarasiri told the Post Courier that the plane leased from Loftleinder Iceland of Ireland will improve airline operations overall.

While the 757-200 aircraft will be operating under Icelandic registration, he expects the aircraft to operate under Papua New Guinea registration before the end of this year.