PNG Air Services limited, is a State Own enterprise (SOE) which was registered
Who We Are
PNG Air Services limited, is a State Own enterprise (SOE) which was registered as a company in July of 2007, but started its operation in January 1st 2008. Its primary business is to provide Air Navigation Services to the domestic and international airline operators who use PNG air space, with the vision “to be a world class Air Navigation Service Provider”.
PNG Air Services Limited goal is to improve and expand the air navigation services, so that it is safe, reliable and can depended upon, affordable and accessible to all sections of the community and of the Nation. It is expected that PNGASL would rehabilitate and upgrade all communication, navigation aids, surveillance and ATM systems throughout PNG.
The airport is one component of the air transport sector. The other component is the Air Navigation services that includes; communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management system (CNS/ATM). PNG being the member state of the International Civil Aviation Organization and through PNGASL, it is mandated to provide all aviation services domestically and internationally. It is also the state owned enterprise (SOE) with its primary business to provide air navigation services in PNG airspace – identified as Port Moresby Flight Information Region (FIR).
PNG Air Services Limited operate as a commercial entity under the PNG Companies Act (1997), to provide Air Navigation Services to the aviation industry in Papua New Guinea Domestic and International airspace.
PNG Air Services was registered as an Independent company in 2007. It has evolved from a Government Agency (CAA) into a self funding commercial entity, providing Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Air Navigation Services (ANS) to the Aviation Industry in Papua New Guinea. The sole Share Holder is the PNG Government through the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Civil Aviation.