Air Vanuatu (NF, Port Vila) has suspended services to Tongoa airport citing safety concerns related to the state of the infrastructure at the airport, The Vanuatu Independent has reported.

The airline said it planned to resume services to Tongoa once the runway maintenance is completed but did not give a specific date.

Air Vanuatu is the only carrier serving Tongoa. According to the ch-aviation capacity module, the airline operated 3x weekly to the island from the capital Port Vila using DHC-6-300 and BN-2 equipment.