Following a strong increase in passenger and cargo demand, Air Niugini said in a statement that its twice weekly services every Tuesdays and Saturday will increase to three weekly from March 29.
The airline said flights will be departing Port Moresby on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 3:00pm and arriving in Hong Kong at 7:35pm. Return flights will depart Hong Kong on Monday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, arriving in Port Moresby the following morning.
It also stated that flights take six and a half hours, and are timed to provide convenient connections between Hong Kong and Air Niugini domestic destinations.
The schedule will also allow travellers to fly between Hong Kong and Honiara, Nadi, Cairns and Brisbane via Port Moresby.
With the third Hong Kong service, it now brings to total, fourteen Air Niugini flights to Asia in a week.
Air Niugini operates five flights to Singapore, four to Manila (Philippines), three to Hong Kong and a flight each to Denpasar (Indonesia) and Narita (Japan.)