Air Niugini’s first female general manager
AirNiugini has appointed its first female general manager. Bonai Wala has taken up the position of GM in properties and facilities, one of the airline’s new subsidiaries.
She has worked with Air Niugini for 24 years in several capacities, including finance and human resources. She was the human resources manager prior to this appointment.
Air Niugini chief executive officer, Simon Foo, says the appointment is based on merit, not gender. He added that Air Niugini continues to promote gender equality in the workplace. The airline has a number of females in top positions, including department managers.
The property and facilities subsidiary manages Air Niugini’s property assets. ■
Top job … Bonai Wala with Air Niugini chief executive officer, Simon Foo (left), and chairman, Sir Frederick Reiher (right).