Palau Asia Pacific Air commences services from Palau to Hong Kong and China

6 February, 2019

Palau Pacific Airways, rebranded as Palau Asia Pacific Air (PAPA) under new Global Development Group management, commenced three times weekly Palau-Hong Kong service with A320 equipment on 31-Jan-2019 (Island Times, 06-Feb-2019). The charter airline also operates Palau-Macau three times every two weeks. PAPA chairperson and Global Development Group president Selina Zhong said the carrier aims to purchase additional aircraft to operate from new cities to Palau in the future. She also expressed hopes the carrier can improve relationships between Palau and China and "inject more to the economy growth of Palau".