Air Niugini (PX, Port Moresby) signed a firm order agreement with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) for four B737 MAX 8s during the recently ended Singapore Airshow. According to Fred Reiher, Chairman of Air Niugini, the first jets will arrive in 2020.

The Papua New Guinean carrier currently operates one B737-700 and two B737-800s to Manus and Lae Nadzab locally and to Brisbane Int'l, Denpasar, Honiara, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l, Nadi, Port Vila, Sydney Kingsford Smith, and Tokyo Narita internationally.