Company Profile
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Company Profile

Updated on the 16th of Jun, 2020

PNG Air Services Limited (PNGASL), is a State Aviation Entity (SAE) which was registered as an independent company in July, 2007 however begun its official operations later on in January, 2008.PNGASL had evolved from a government agency, formally known as Civil Aviation Authority PNG (CAA), into a self-funding commercial entity. Its primary business entails the provision of Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Air Navigation Services (ANS) to the Aviation Industry in Papua New Guinea to the domestic and international airline operators who use PNG air space, with the vision “to be a world class Air Navigation Service Provider”.

Papua New Guinea Government through the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Civil Aviation remains the sole shareholder.

PNG being the member state of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) through PNGASL, is a mandated entity that serves the provision of all air navigation services both domestically and internationally as identified within the Port Moresby Flight Information Region (FIR). Company Act.

Key Objectives

PNG Air Services Limited has plans to improve and expand the air navigation services to ensure that it is safer, reliable, affordable and accessible to all sections of the community and the nation. PNGASL operates as one of the vital component of the air transport sector in providing Air Navigation service that includes; communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management system (CNS/ATM). With its investment in the Modernization program, which has seen rehabilitation and upgrading of all communication, navigation aids, and surveillance and ATM systems through various project roll out throughout PNG.

Executive Management

Captain Ted Pakii,
Managing Director/CEO

Clement Kapapal,
Executive Manager Business Support Services

Marcellin Donnelly,
Executive Manager Finance

Ms. Sharon Nalu,
Company Secretary/Executive Manager Legal

Phil Irvine,
Executive Manager Air Traffic


Graham Blythe, 
Executive Manager Engineering Services