About us

  Welcome to Tonga Airports. On this web site you will find current flight schedules and important information, travellers pack and travellers guide to visiting Tonga. Tonga Airports Limited is a wholly owned public enterprise of the Government of Tonga and operates 6 airports throughout the Kingdom. We aim to provide a safe and efficient airport environment that is both welcoming to travelers and commercially successful for our airline and business partners. We are continually upgrading our airports to offer improved customers facilities while ensuring they remain fully compliant with all international regulations. By doing so we aim to encourage increased passenger traffic and aircraft movements and thereby contribute to the growth and development of the nation. Tonga Airports Limited is a team of over 157 dedicated & skilled people, spread over six islands, committed to the safety and enjoyment of the traveling public. We look forward to providing all travellers with services of an international standard, and greeting them in true Tongan style.
Tonga Airports Limited was established on July 2nd 2007, under the governing legislation of the Public Enterprises Act 2002, and the authority granted by the Instrument of Delegation under section 5 of the Civil Aviation Act 1990. TAL operates the 6 airports of Tonga, and is held accountable to the standards and regulations of the Civil Aviation Act 1990, to New Zealand Civil Aviation laws and the International Civil Aviation Organization guidelines. It is a member of the Airports Council International.
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  • To provide a safe, secure & competitive civil aviation environment that encourages airlines to service Tonga in increasing numbers
  • To provide  pleasant, efficient ,safe and friendly customer experience that is identifiably Tongan and that encourages growth in passenger numbers
  • To build our commercial business that meets the needs of our customers and builds sustainable revenues
  • To operate profitably; in a manner that enables the constant reinvestment in infrastructure while returning an acceptable dividend to shareholders
{tab=Our mission} TAL is an invaluable asset to the Kingdom of Tonga. We are Tonga's "gateway to the world". All persons visiting and using the airports are our Customers. We will provide quality services that are welcoming, and that enhance the convenience and enjoyment of travelers and those greeting them or bidding them farewell. Businesses serving the airports are our Partners. We will provide an efficient, commercial environment and work in close cooperation with our partners to ensure our mutual success. The safety of our Customers and Partners is our critical concern. We will meet and exceed all standards and regulations relating to airport operations. Our Staff are the key to our success. We will meet our goals through the skill, commitment, resourcefulness and hard work of everyone at TAL. We will facilitate the development and recognize their achievement. Profitability is our business objective. We will operate a successful enterprise that allows us to invest in the future. This benefits all our stakeholders: customers, partners, owners and staff. TAL operates the 6 airports of Tonga, and is held accountable to the standards and regulations of the Civil Aviation Act 1990, to New Zealand Civil Aviation laws and the International Civil Aviation Organization guidelines. It is a member of the Airports Council International. {tab=Executive and Management} Board of Directors
Stephen Edwards
Sione Tu'itupou Fotu
Tomifa Paea
Helen Toli
Viliami Takau Jr
  Executive Management
Mr Viliami Ma'ake Chief Executive Officer
Mr Kinitoni Mafi Chief Domestic Operations
Mr Tino Fuka Chief Operations Officer
Mr Sione Takapautolo Chief Technical & Support Officer
Mr  Pita Ha'angana Chief Financial Officer
Miss 'Aisiena Taumoepeau Chief Corporate Officer
Mrs Norma Lavemai Chief Safety & Quality Assurance
  Senior Management
Mr Sosefo Ngungutau Manager Aviation Security Services
Mr Sililo ‘Ali Manager Rescue Fire & Terminal Operations
Mrs Lesieli Lutua Chief Air Traffic Services
Mr Lomani Tongotongo Manager Aeronautical Information Services
Mr Loseli Mausia Accounts Manager
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