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Passenger Flights into Bougainville Open

Bougainvilleans and others who want to travel to Bougainville can now do so after the COVID-19 State of Emergency Orders restricting passenger flights have been relaxed.

Controller of the SoE, Deputy Commissioner and Chief of the Bougainville Police, Francis Tokura, announced this, this morning, appearing alonside his deputy acting Chief Secretary, Colonel Thomas Raivet (Retired) and Health Secretary Clement Totavun.

The first flight, a PNG Air aircraft can be expected tomorrow (Tuesday 18.05) if it has the passenger numbers to make the trip.

An Air Niugini flight is anticipated for Friday.

Passengers who have already been quarantined (with documents in place) outside Bougainville will be allowed to walk free off the airport, while those who have not, will be quarantined in facilities now ready for use.

The Buka Airport will be the only port taking in airline passengers.

All passengers will be processed under a Standard Operating Procedure now in place for Bougainville.

Mr Tokura says orders restricting main markets in Buka, Arawa and Buin are now being reviewed, and the new relaxed orders will be announced soon.  The Bougainvillian

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