About us

About Us

RURAL AIRSTRIP AGENCY OF PNG LIMITED (CN 1-87723) is a not for profit company. RAA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF PNG Holding Limited) with a widely representative board including members from the National and Provincial Governments, airstrips owners,

aircraft operators and donor organisations. RAA has been established for the primary purpose of facilitating and conducting maintenance and restoration of rural airstrips in Papua New Guinea. These activities are aimed at improving aviation safety and providing greater access by remote communities to essential services such health, education, community development and commercial markets for cash crops. RAA has been created as an interim to the establishment of the Rural Airstrip Authority, a PNG Government statutory body.

Aircraft provide communities access to:

Health services Education Other Government service Community development Commercial markets

Our Values

IEquality and Diversity

RAA upholds the principles of equality and diversity in all its services and operations and dealings with its members, suppliers, partners, employees, workers, and the public.

RAA also supports the principles of equal opportunities and we seek to ensure that the organisation respects and includes everyone. No one is treated less favourably on the grounds of gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, religion, religious belief, age, disability or race (which includes colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins).

RAA also recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing a working environment that is free from any form of discrimination and victimisation on any grounds. Any form of discrimination or victimisation is neither acceptable nor tolerable. We will treat seriously all complaints of discrimination or victimisation made by members, suppliers, partners, employees, workers, and the public or other third parties and will take action where appropriate.

All employees and those who act on RAAโ€™s behalf are required to adhere to this statement when undertaking their duties or when representing RAA in any other guise.

Good Financial Management

RAA is dedicated to being accountable for all the funds it receives and will effectively manage the funds in producing results through achieving budgeted outcomes in a transparent manner.
Use of Local Resources

RAA is a national owned company committed to, wherever possible, sourcing resources available in the country in order to provide services in maintaining and restoring airstrips.

Board of Directors

RAA is dedicated to being accountable for all the funds it receives and will effectively manage the funds in producing results through achieving budgeted outcomes in a transparent manner. se of Local Resources RAA is a national owned company committed to, wherever possible, sourcing resources available in the country in order to provide services in maintaining and restoring airstrips.

The RAA is governed by Directors representing the following bodies:

Ministry of Civil Aviation, Provincial Governments, Rural Airstrips Communities, Commercial Aircraft operators, Transparency International.

Rural Airstrip Agency has an Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. The Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee are to assist the RAA Board to fulfil its governance responsibilities, by overseeing RAAโ€™s audit, compliance and risk management processes. The committee has the authority to seek and access information on financial, safety and compliance matters, and to monitor performance.

Integrity

To ensure our integrity, we act with honesty and adhere to the highest standards of moral and ethical values and principles through our conduct.
We uphold the highest standards of fairness, act as responsible citizens, respect equality and the rights of others, and treat all individuals with dignity.
We embrace human and intellectual diversity and inclusiveness.

We demonstrate our understanding of these values and principles and uphold them in every action and decision.