Air Niugini pays dividend for a second year


Air Niugini has paid a divided of K7.6 million (US $3.5 million) to the government for the 2011 fiscal year, its second dividend since corporatisation in 1996.

ANLActing Chief Executive Officer Simon Foo said the 2012 annual report is still being audited.

The airline has also opened a new charter terminal at Port Moresby airport for outbound corporate clients.

Board chairman Garth McIlwain said the airline has 22 flights out of Port Moresby each week, mainly for mining companies, and the number was increasing.

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has challenged the airline to improve services for all other domestic and international customers at all the country’s airports.

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