Satellite Technology for Safer Skies

1st March 2017


Papua New Guinea Air Services Limited recently launched a new project that will greatly improve the safety and reliability of aircraft landing at major airports across the country.


The Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) project will produce new instrument approach charts and enable satellite-based navigation at up to 45 airports and airstrips, significantly improving safety and air traffic management in the country.


Micro Nav wins second Queen's Award

21st April 2016

Micronav Micro Nav Limited, formed in 1988 and based in Bournemouth, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category.

This is the second time Micro Nav, a leading specialist company developing and supplying air traffic control and air defence simulators and training systems, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Air Safety Goes High Tech

1st March 2017


Papua New Guinea Air Services Ltd (PNGASL) and the Australian government will build a Global Navigation Satellite System to improve safety and reliability of aircraft landing at major airports in the country.


The project funded by the Australian government for K8.1 million through the Transport Support Sector Program was launched in Port Moresby on Friday.


Managing director and chief executive officer of PNGASL Captain Ted Pakii said the navigation system (GNSS) was a milestone achievement for the aviation industry in PNG.


New Training Simulator

Simulator supports safer skies

30 November, 2015

Australia has funded a new state-of-the-art air traffic control training simulator at PNG Air Services at a cost of K13 million. The simulator is part of a joint PNG-Australia funded initiative to modernise PNG Air Services.

A delegation from the Australian High Commission and key PNG aviation stakeholders was recently taken on a tour of the new facility which boasts a Control Tower simulator with a 240 degree screen and the latest virtual reality technology.

About Us

PNG Air Services limited, is a State Aviation Entity (SAE) which started its operations in 2008. Its primary business is to provide Air Navigation Services to the domestic and international airline operators who use PNG air space. Read more...