In brief: Nadzab Airport redevelopment project officially launched and other business stories

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Nadzab airport set to get a major facelift, PNG Ports says only three ports are profitable, and SIM card registration deadline extended. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Papua New Guinea ‘will shortly be sending Exxon’ its final position for P’nyang and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, James Marape, talks about the delays in resources projects, Air Niugini through its subsidiary Link PNG could purchase up to 60 per cent of shares in PNG Air and K113,000,000 from the COVID-19 stimulus package will be used to improve food security and strengthen agriculture production.

Link PNG swoops: state-owned airline bids for a slice of PNG Air

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Air Niugini subsidiary Link PNG has launched a takeover bid for rival domestic carrier PNG Air – via a share acquisition from Nasfund. With the national airline undergoing significant restructuring, what are the prospects for a sustainable aviation sector in Papua New Guinea?

People moves: Credit Corporation PNG, Ela Motors, PNG Air, Employers Federation, IFC

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Credit Corporation announces a Chief Operating Officer, Ela Motors welcomes its CEO, the Employers Federation of Papua New Guinea announces a new head, PNG Air appoints an Acting CEO and Solomon Islands gets a new IFC Country Officer.

Turbulent times: Papua New Guinea’s airlines rise to the challenge

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In spite of the International Air Transport Association reporting global losses for the airline industry up to US$314 billion (K1086 billion), Papua New Guinea’s carriers are keeping essential services going under the toughest business conditions.

In brief: African swine fever reaches Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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The Minister for Agriculture puts measures in place to stop the spread of the African swine fever and protect the pork industry, Prime Minister James Marape announces stimulus package and ICCC monitors shops to avoid price spikes in essential items. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

People moves: National Executive Council, Airswift, PNG Air, Lae, Bougainville, Pacific Trade Invest

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The National Executive Council appoints a new Petroleum and Energy Secretary, Airswift announces a General Counsel, PNG Air gets a new Chief Financial Officer, Lae names a District Administrator, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville re-shuffles its cabinet and an Acting Trade Commissioner joins Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand.

Aviation in Papua New Guinea: a sector profile

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A profile of the aviation sector in Papua New Guinea including airports, the regulatory framework and airlines.

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In brief: Papua New Guinea approves progress of Pasca LNG project

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Twinza Oil (PNG) to progress Pasca LNG project, Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister has said that a Supplementary Budget may be announced within the next few weeks, and the Coral Sea Cable project is nearing completion. Your weekly digest of business news.

In brief: James Marape announces new cabinet and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s new Prime Minister announces his new cabinet, PNG Air Limited enters into a code-sharing agreement with Virgin Australia and Australia commits to helping Solomon Islands develop infrastructure. Your weekly digest of business news.