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How Virtual Reality is helping train Christchurch Airport’s Fire Service

The Airport Fire Service (AFS) is always at the ready to respond to emergencies across the airport campus. It’s not always easy to train for the situations they may face – like fighting fires i...
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Important win for six South Island tourism organisations

Six more South Island tourism organisations are about to get a valuable hand up to attract and do business with Chinese visitors.They have just been named as the latest participants of Christchurch...
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Women in Airports Network Launch

The AAA has launched a Women in Airports Network (WIAN) to create a community to support the advancement of women across all aspects of airport operations.The WIAN provides a forum to discuss caree...
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NZ Airports welcomes findings from EPA report

The New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) welcomes the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) report on PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate) firefighting foams which found no risk to the...
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Airside Safety Officer, Hawke's Bay Airport

You will be a key part of our Safety Management Leadership ensuring that at all times airside safety is maintained and any breaches are correctly documented and investigated. Your work will involve...
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Airport pricing regulation continuing to evolve well, says NZ Airports

The announcement today by Auckland Airport of discounts to airlines shows the current regulatory system is working and continuing to evolve based on input from both the regulator and airports, says...
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Auckland Airport to reduce prices to airlines

Auckland Airport has carefully considered the Commerce Commission’s final report on pricing and decided to reduce its charges to airlines by $33 million over the current five-year pricing period ...
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Innovation and sustainability in Queenstown Airport pavement project

The attached video shows how Queenstown Airport working with Downer NZ resurfaced the aircraft parking area using a new lower carbon asphalt If you’re on Facebook, here’s the link: https://www...
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Pavement and Lighting Forum, 14-16 May 2019, Melbourne

The Australian Airport Association Airfield Pavement and Lighting Forum is the pre-eminent event to attend for all those involved in pavements and airfield lighting projects at Australian and New Z...
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Don’t fly your drone like a turkey this Christmas

Drones make great Christmas gifts and are a lot of fun, but the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is urging people not to toy with them. “If you receive a drone this Christmas, you become a pilot an...
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New Southern Sky Approach 19, 2- 3 April 2019

Following on from the hugely successful Approach 16 and Approach 18, Approach 19 has been confirmed for Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - Wednesday, 3 April 2019.This is likely to follow the same format as t...
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Working together for world-wide aviation

7 December is International Civil Aviation Day.The purpose of International Civil Aviation Day is to help generate and reinforce worldwide awareness of the importance of international civil aviatio...
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NZ Airports magazine November 2018

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Airports Association welcomes final pricing reports

The New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed the final reports released today by the Commerce Commission into airport pricing at Christchurch and Auckland.“Airports are subject...
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Auckland Airport to review ComCom Report

Section 53B review of FY18-22 pricingAuckland Airport has received the Commerce Commission’s final report on the company’s aeronautical pricing for the FY18-22 period.The Commerce Commission’...
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Chatham Islands Airport Receives Funding Support from the Provincial Growth Fund

The long awaited upgrade of New Zealand’s most remote regional airport moved one step closer last week when the Board of Chatham Island Airport Ltd signed an agreement with the Provincial Develop...
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Proposed noise boundary changes for Queenstown Airport realigned with other planning work

After considering community and stakeholder feedback regarding its proposed changes to Queenstown Airport’s noise boundaries, Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) will advance its Wanaka Airport ...
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Airport Safety Week 2018

Airport Safety Week is a safety campaign that is specifically tailored to engage with employees and contractors working on an aerodrome and is running from 15-19 October 2018.The campaign is a coll...
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Auckland Airport recognised globally for sustainability achievements

Auckland Airport continues to be recognised globally as a sustainable business, with its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), announced yesterday, for the eighth consecutive year...
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PFOS discovered at Palmerston North Airport

An investigation of soil and surface water at locations at the Palmerston North Airport has revealed the presence of PFOS in all the samples analysed.Following confirmed per- and poly-fluoroalkyl s...
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Queenstown Airport thanks community and stakeholders for feedback on proposed noise changes

Queenstown Airport has thanked the community and key stakeholders for their participation in the airport’s recent public consultation on its proposed noise changes, which closed on 20 August.“W...
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2018 a year of records for Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport reports a financial year 2018 (ending 30 June 2018) which saw passenger numbers reach a record 6.87 million (up from 6.57m). Long-haul passenger numbers lead the way with growt...
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Whakatane: SAAB 340A service when runway work completed

Air Chathams advises that it will be utilising its SAAB 340A airliner to provide an introductory Auckland-Whakatāne scheduled flight service.The airline is waiting on the extension of Whakatāne A...
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CAPA New Zealand Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit

The CAPA New Zealand Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit will gather 200+ aviation and corporate travel experts including CEOs from airlines and airports across New Zealand and the Pacific Islan...
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Airports provide top value

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Auckland Airport appoints new Chair

Auckland Airport today announced that Dr Patrick Strange has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors effective from 31 October 2018. Dr Strange succeeds Sir Henry van der Heyden who will ret...
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Auckland Airport completes major extension of international aircraft pier

Auckland Airport has recently launched an airport of the future interactive map showing the major projects underway and how the airport will evolve over the next 30 years https://corporate.auckland...
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Queenstown Airport begins public consultation on changes to air noise boundaries

Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has commenced a five-week public consultation which seeks the community’s feedback on proposed changes to the current air noise boundaries for Queenstown Airp...
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NZ Airports Magazine July 2018

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Another first for the Christchurch-Guangzhou China Southern Airlines service

The very successful China Southern Airlines direct service between Guangzhou and Christchurch is about to record another first.The airline has just announced it will fly its new flagship aircraft t...
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Presentations and Notes from NZ Airports Briefing Session 27 June 2018

The presenters have made the attached presentations and speech notes available to attendees at the NZ Airports Briefing Session on Wednesday 27 June 2018.
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Airlines playing politics, say airports

New Zealand faces huge challenges to build infrastructure to meet the tourist boom, and airlines need to get on board, says the New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports).NZ Airports is a not-f...
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FINAL REPORT ON TRIAL SMART APPROACH FLIGHT PATH PUBLISHED

We wanted to take this opportunity to update you on the 2015–2016 Yellow U23 SMART Approach Flight Path Trial. Airways New Zealand, Auckland Airport and the Board of Airline Representatives New ...
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Airways Launches inaugural drone report

New Zealand’s drone services market is taking off but safety is a major concern according to a new state of the industry report released today by Airways. Based on a national survey of drone oper...
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Singapore Airlines about to bring a new aircraft to Christchurch

Christchurch Airport welcomes today’s announcement that Singapore Airlines will start flying the latest Airbus 350 to and from Christchurch next January.The airline has been a partner here for mo...
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“Iconic” new airport terminal for Tairāwhiti

The region’s ambitions to become a significant player in the national and international tourism market have taken a major step forward, with today’s confirmation of a new terminal for Gisborne ...
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Invercargill gets NZ's first digital air traffic control tower

Invercargill Airport will be the first airport in New Zealand to have its air traffic control tower replaced with a digital system operated from a remote location. Air Navigation Services Provider ...
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Wellington-Melbourne-Singapore Route Launched

Travellers can now fly with Singapore Airlines from Wellington to Asia via Melbourne with the first flight of an improved service arriving this Friday.Singapore Airlines has replaced its Canberra t...
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Pavement Technology Workshop 22 May Brisbane

The AAA's Pavement Technology Workshop features technical presentations and case studies focusing on specific and detailed airfield projects. It will also be the first opportunity to discuss resea...
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Auckland Airport - Section 53B review of FY18–FY22 prices

Auckland Airport has received the Commerce Commission’s draft report on the aeronautical prices set by the company for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2022 (“PSE3”). The review is focusing ...
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Auckland Airport welcomes new flight to Chicago

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand that it will launch a direct, year-round service between Auckland and Chicago.From 30 November 2018 Air New Zealand will fly three ...
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Christchurch Airport wins on the world stage

Christchurch Airport has just been named one of the world’s best at the World Airport Awards in Stockholm.The awards are voted by air travellers, this year based on 13.82 million airport survey q...
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QLDC and QAC sign long-term lease for Wanaka Airport

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has confirmed that it has finalised the terms of a long-term lease with Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) for Wanaka Airport.The grant of the lease to QA...
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NZ Airports Magazine March 2018

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NZ-made driverless vehicle joins Christchurch trial

New Zealand’s first on-road testing of fully autonomous vehicles will change up a gear later this year with the inclusion of the first locally designed and built vehicle.The ohmio LIFT™ will hi...
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Air NZ pulls out of Kapiti Coast

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NZ Airports Forum 31 May 2018

The Airports Forum will be held at the Novotel Auckland Airport from 9am until 4pm.Please note the finishing time.  This is to include a session on planning for airports.  Further details to follow
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Auckland Airport welcomes new non-stop flight to Taipei

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand that it will launch a direct service to Taipei, Taiwan. From November 2018 Air New Zealand will commence three flights per week fr...
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OPS Swap Forum 23-24 May 2018, Brisbane Airport Conference Centre

Registration is now open.  Click here  for more information
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NZ Airports Annual Conference 24 - 26 October 2018

The 2018 NZ Airports Annual Conference will be in Dunedin on 24 -26 October.  Times above are indicative at this stage.Registration is now open.Click here for the conference website and to register.
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Christchurch Airport still NZ’s fastest growing entry point for Chinese visitors

Christchurch Airport is preparing for its strongest Chinese New Year everStatistics show the airport’s Chinese visitor arrivals grew by 59% in December. In that month alone, we added 2,144 more C...
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New Southern Sky Conference 2018, Auckland

‘Navigating Change – Positioned for Success’Register now for the second biennial New Southern Sky Conference in Auckland 15/16 May 2018. After the success of our inaugural conference in Auck...
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Busiest month ever at Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport recorded its busiest month ever in December. Statistics reveal the number of passengers through the terminal was the highest number for any month on record. Chief Aeronautica...
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Approach 18 Conference 20-21 March 2018

Save the date – don’t miss this opportunityThe successful Approach series is back in 2018. Following on from the success of Approach 16, this events will provide further information around the ...
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Queenstown Airport celebrates two millionth passenger milestone

Queenstown, New Zealand (20 December 2017) A Hamilton family of four travelling on NZ613 from Auckland to Queenstown made history today when they became Queenstown Airport’s two millionth passeng...
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NZ Airports Magazine October 2017

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Auckland Airport welcomes increased flights on Singapore to Auckland route

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines that they will increase flights on the Singapore to Auckland route.Currently, Air New Zealand and Singapore ...
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NZ Airports Magazine July 2017

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Jetstar returns to Wellington-Queenstown route

Jetstar will operate between Wellington and Queenstown three times a week from March next year, providing travellers with a choice on the route for the first time since 2013.The airline will operat...
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Christchurch Airport wins coveted award for energy efficiency

Christchurch Airport has taken out the Efficiency Champion category of the Sustainable Business Network Awards after dramatically reducing its energy use and focusing on using cleaner energy source...
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2017 regulatory disclosure released - Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today released its regulatory performance summary for the 2017 financial year, as required by Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986. This year’s disclosure represents the last 12 m...
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Alipay takes off in the South Island

Alipay, the world’s leading mobile and online payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, is quickly expanding across the South Island as a Christchurch Airport project gains altit...
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China Southern Airlines flying high after first two years

The second anniversary of the South Island’s first direct service to mainland China is being celebrated, as passenger numbers rise and the service increases its frequency in response.China Southe...
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New sensor technology at Queenstown Airport provides real-time availability of car parking spaces

The next stage of Queenstown Airport’s parking improvements will be launched this summer, with newly installed sensor technology providing customers real-time information about the availability o...
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Global Aviation Upgrade Trial comes to Christchurch Airport

A trial to bring a global aviation navigation upgrade programme to the South Island has been announced in Christchurch today by Airways New Zealand, Board of Airline Representatives New Zealand (BA...
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Queenstown Airport adds to senior leadership team expanding its focus on customer experience

Queenstown Airport has welcomed experienced aviation professional Olivia Pierre to the senior leadership team this week as General Manager, Commercial and Customer Experience 
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Queenstown and Wanaka airports focus on safety as part of global Airport Safety Week

Queenstown and Wanaka airports will join airports and aviation-associated agencies around the globe to take part in Airport Safety Week, held 16-20 October 2017.
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Christchurch Airport has released its first Sustainability Report

Christchurch Airport has released its first Sustainability Report. The airport launched its Sustainability Strategy in March 2016. The Strategy is centred around the Maori concept of kaitiakitanga ...
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NZ Airports Awards 2017

AUCKLAND, PALMERSTON NORTH AND WELLINGTON SCOOP AIRPORT AWARDS
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Business Park Design Development and Transformation 2017

Take a look at the agenda now to see this year's speakers, sessions, case studies, workshops and exclusive offers.
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Media Release, 12 September 2017 - Support for local airports welcomed

 
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Important information about the New Southern Sky 2017 Roadshow

Do you operate IFR, or use controlled airspace? Or maybe you are just interested in the modernisation of New Zealand’s Aviation System?
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New $4m Strata Lounge for international passengers opens at Auckland Airport

As part of its major upgrade of the international departure experience, Auckland Airport has opened a new $4 million, 185-seat lounge for international passengers, known as the “Strata Lounge”.
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Profit lifts 50% at Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport (CIAL) has today announced increased net profit, revenue, and total declared dividends as a result of record passenger numbers and strong property growth.
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Auckland Airport awards $100,000 to growing tourism businesses

Auckland Airport has awarded two $50,000 grants to regional tourism groups as part of its fifth annual round of Tourism Development Grants.  
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Daily flights to China a big boost for the South Island

The partnership between Christchurch Airport and China Southern Airlines is going from strength to strength and helping boost tourism and trade for the South Island.
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Queenstown Airport seeks community views on its 30-year Master Plan options

With strong passenger numbers expected to continue, Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has undertaken the development of a Master Plan which lays out three options to provide for and manage growt...
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Airports Master Planning Good Practice Guide

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NZ’s local airports need urgent government help - Linking the Long White Cloud

As many as 12 airports up and down New Zealand face an uncertain future under funding pressures, a new paper released today by the New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has found.
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Leadership team change - Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today announced a change to its executive team with Judy Nicholl, general manager aeronautical operations, to leave the company in October 2017 to become the chief executive of...
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Auckland Airport announces new general manager of aeronautical commercial

Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Scott Tasker as its new general manager aeronautical commercial.
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Invercargill Airport holds emergency drill

Invercargill Airport recently held an emergency drill.
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New airport car parking options available as Queenstown Airport’s Park and Ride gets underway

Visitors flying in and out of Queenstown Airport will have more car parking options to choose from following the launch of a new airport Park and Ride this morning (Thursday June 22).
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Airsight Training, Auckland - Safety Assessment at Aerodromes

At the Mecure Hotel Auckland.  Further details will be added as they become available 
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Airsight Training, Auckland - Obstacle Assessment

At the Mecure Hotel Auckland.  Further details will be added as they become available
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Airsight Training, Auckland - Runway, Taxiway, Apron Planning and Design (ICAO Annex 14)

At the Mecure Hotel Auckland.  Further details will be added as they become available
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Airsight Training Course, Auckland - ICAO Annex 14 Volume 2: Heliports

At the Mecure Hotel Auckland.  Further details will be added as they become available
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Auckland Airport wins two international awards

Auckland Airport has won two international awards, with the company being named Australasia’s Leading Airport 2017 in the World Travel Awards and placing ninth in the world in the 2017 AirHelp ra...
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Auckland Airport - New aeronautical prices and $1.8b infrastructure investment announcement

Auckland Airport announces new aeronautical prices for next five years and $1.8 billion infrastructure investment to support the continued growth of New Zealand travel and tourism
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Environment Court decision marks step forward for future development of Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport Corporation has welcomed the Environment Court’s final decision on the designation of land next to the airport in Frankton.  The designation is to enable expansion of the airp...
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Aviation Wildlife Hazard meeting

The May Aviation Wildlife Hazard meeting will be at Auckland Airport on 23rd May 2017.  Please contact Lizzie McGregor lizzie.mcgregor@aucklandairport.co.nz for further details
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New look Air New Zealand lounge - Queenstown

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Wellington 2017 Community Award Nominations Now Open

Wellington Airport, in partnership with Wellington Community Trust, and the five local councils join together each year to recognise the work carried out by community groups in the wider Wellington...
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Infometrics economist Benje Paterson looks at domestic aviation growth

Economist Benje Paterson explains that 2016 was a ground-breaking year for domestic aviation in New Zealand, with competition heating up following the launching of Jetstar regional services in Dece...
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New 5-star hotel to meet growing demand for quality accommodation at Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport and Tainui Group Holdings have announced an agreement to develop a new 5-star hotel adjacent to Auckland Airport’s international terminal and the existing 4-star Novotel hotel. T...
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Auckland Airport - FY17 interim results: Investing in new infrastructure and capacity to improve the customer experience

Auckland Airport has today announced its financial results for the six months to 31 December 2016.
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NASA confirms ten-year arrangement for super balloon launches at Wanaka Airport

Wanaka Airport Operations Manager Ralph Fegan today welcomed the news that NASA will return to Wanaka in 2017 for its third super pressure balloon launch, scheduled for late March/early April, and ...
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Christchurch Airport - International passenger growth drives 13% rise in dividends

Christchurch Airport is reporting an increased profit for the six months to 31 December as a result of strong international passenger growth.
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New Zealand’s first Smart Shuttle unveiled in Christchurch

The future arrived at Christchurch Airport this morning, with the introduction of the fully autonomous Smart Shuttle for New Zealand’s first on-road research trial.
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Next Generation World Airports Conference

Airbiz is sponsoring a free one day conference at the Avalon Airshow  – see link: https://www.airshow.com.au/airshow2017/TRADE/conferences/conf-NEXT-GENERATION-WORLD-AIRPORTS-CONFERENCE.asp .
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Taskforce focused on addressing airport travel times

The NZ Transport Agency, Auckland Transport and Auckland Airport have established a taskforce to find immediate ways to improve travel times and congestion on the roads and state highways to, from ...
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Christmas drone pilots could be dicing with danger

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Hawke's Bay Airport drafts top talent in response to rapid growth

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NZ Airports Magazine November 2016

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Auckland Airport announces new general manager of aeronautical commercial

Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Shakeel Adam as its new general manager aeronautical commercial.
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Jetstar boosts regional economies by up to $40m

Economic report shows strong economic growth from Jetstar’s regional expansion First year GDP boost estimated at up to $40 million, equating to nearly 600 jobs Low fares stimulate passenger grow...
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Airport role in New Zealand’s Aviation Emissions Plan

On 29 September 2016, New Zealand delivered its Aviation Emissions Reduction Action Plan to the International Civil Aviation Organization Summit.  
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One-day viewing area for the arrival of the A380

The day Christchurch plane-spotters have been waiting for is nearly here.
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Significant expansion of Queenstown Airport car parking in time for busy summer season

Queenstown Airport will embark on expansion works today (Friday 14 October) to its short and long term car parking facilities creating a significant number of additional car parking spaces.
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New Zealand's First Trial of Autonomous Vehicle Announced

Christchurch will host New Zealand’s first trial of a fully autonomous electric vehicle next year.
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Auckland Airport welcomes Hainan Airlines to New Zealand

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement by Hainan Airlines that it will start flying to Auckland on 31 December 2016. 
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NZ Airports Conference 2016 Presentations

Attached are the presentations from the 2016 NZ Airports Annual Conference.
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Wanganui Airport Manager honoured at New Zealand Airports Conference

Beca Principal/Technical Director, Airports, Tristan Hughes, who presented the awards, said: “We understand Allan is retiring from his position as the full time Airport Manager of Wanganui Airpor...
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Wellington Airport wins top honour at New Zealand Airports Conference

Wellington Airport originally entered for Project of the Year, but because of the broad base of its achievements over the last year, including terminal expansion and an excellent on-site safety pro...
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Invercargill Airport honoured at New Zealand Airports Conference

“It is clear that Invercargill Airport has succeeded in its aim to create a terminal building which Southland can be proud of.
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Queenstown Scoops Honour at New Zealand Airports Conference

Project representatives from Downer, Beca and Queenstown Airport
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Christchurch to welcome world’s largest passenger aircraft every day

Christchurch Airport is welcoming today’s announcement Emirates will soon fly the world’s largest passenger aircraft into Christchurch every day.
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Qantas adds new service across Tasman

Christchurch-Melbourne launches in time for Christmas holiday period 
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New Seoul-Christchurch charter service to meet demand

Demand from Korean travellers wanting to tour the South Island has led to a new charter service for the coming summer.
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Whanganui welcomes Air Chathams

The Whanganui Airport is opening its doors and encouraging the Whanganui community to join them in a fantastic welcome for Air Chathams. On Sunday 31 July from 9:00am to 3:00pm, people can visit th...
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Ardmore Aerodrome changes hands

 It is business as usual with a continued long-term commitment to the future of the Ardmore Airfield
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Christchurch Airport Welcomes "Essential" Convention Centre

Christchurch Airport, the South Island’s largest tourism business, has warmly welcomed announcement of the timeline and development of the city’s new Convention Centre.
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Queenstown Airport welcomes first international after-dark flight

Queenstown, New Zealand (24 June 2016) – Queenstown Airport welcomed its first international after-dark flight tonight, just in time for its passengers – predominantly Australian skiers and hol...
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Auckland Airport welcomes inaugural American Airlines flight

Auckland Airport has welcomed its 23rd international airline this morning, with the arrival of the inaugural American Airlines daily flight between Los Angeles and Auckland.
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Contestable fund for new and creative business events

A new fund launched today by Christchurch Airport aims to encourage the development of new and creative incentive itineraries for the Canterbury region.
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Commerce Commission’s draft decisions on review of rules for regulated services

Auckland Airport has received the Commerce Commission’s draft decisions for consultation on its review of input methodologies – the rules, requirements and processes that apply to electricity, ...
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Baggage Trolleys For Sale

Wellington Airport is about to replace all its Baggage Trolleys, and will have available approximately 450 existing trolleys available for purchase in the coming weeks. Trolleys available are in go...
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300 flights and 10 ski fields via Christchurch Airport

Australian skiers are welcoming 300 extra winter flights into Christchurch, putting more than ten Canterbury ski fields just one easy flight from home.
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New Style Airfield Markers from Flight GSE Ltd

CAA compliant airfield markers have many advantages
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Air New Zealand decision disappointing but Air Chathams welcome _ Whanganui District Council

"Our concerns were around the impact of this decision on the work we are doing to grow our economy and therefore jobs for our community, as well as the impact on our businesses which are working na...
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Evening flights update - lights, camera action!

From Queenstown Airport 29 April 2016
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Queenstown Airport gearing up for winter evening flights

Queenstown Airport will be ready to receive after-dark flights from the end of April following the completion of a runway and airfield lighting upgrade.
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New Manager for New Plymouth Airport

New Plymouth’s fast-growing airport now has a dedicated commercial manager.Wayne Wootton started as Airport Manager last week and is responsible for managing all aspects of the airport’s operat...
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Submission to the local government and environment select committee on the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill

NZ Airports supports the stated intention of the Bill, which is to create a resource management system that achieves the sustainable management of natural and physical resources in an efficient and...
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Feedback on the proposed national policy statement on urban development

NZ Airports appreciates the main stimulus for the National Policy Statement (NPS) is the current housing shortage, and does not oppose endeavours to address that issue, it is fundamental to the dev...
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Christchurch Airport to build a new hotel on campus

Record passenger growth at Christchurch Airport will see the airport company build a new Novotel hotel, 200-rooms and 4.5 stars, on campus by the main terminal, to open at the end of 2017.
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Tourism drives records at Christchurch Airport

A record-breaking run of aeronautical growth and solid cost control are major factors in Christchurch Airport lifting its first-half profit by 63 per cent.The net surplus after tax increased by 63....
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Qantas to commence year round Christchurch-Brisbane flights

A record-breaking summer at Christchurch Airport and a stellar result from its seasonal service has prompted Qantas to expand the service to operate all year round.
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Auckland Airport announces interim results

Auckland Airport has announced its interim results for the six months to 31 December 2015.
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Queenstown Airport welcomes plan for Air New Zealand evening flights

Queenstown, New Zealand (27 January 2016) – Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) Acting CEO Mike Clay has welcomed today’s announcement by Air New Zealand that it will begin evening flights in...
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Major upgrade of international departure area underway at Auckland Airport

This major upgrade of our international departure area is an exciting project. It will deliver an improved experience for travellers leaving New Zealand and it is an important step in the implement...
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AirAsia X to land in Auckland in March

New Zealanders will now have more flight options to Gold Coast as well as access to all the exciting destinations across our extensive flight network in Asia through the Kuala Lumpur hub, says Beny...
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Singapore Airlines to make history with new 'Capital Express' service to Wellington

“Wellington’s connections will be greatly improved, and travellers will be able to stay on the same widebody plane all the way to Singapore and connect onwards to Asia, Europe and other parts o...
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Invercargill Airport General Manager takes on new challenge

General Manager Chloe Surridge will continue with the company until March when she will take on a senior role with Air New Zealand, in Wellington.
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Guidelines relating to authorisations giving authority to disturb or kill protected birds at airports

Guidelines and authorisation form is attached
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Christchurch Airport begins work on hotel

We have strong growth from existing carriers and two new Asian airlines flying here from this summer. Those Asian flights land here in the evening and we have increasing numbers of Australian visit...
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American Airlines to boost NZ economy by $199m every year

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement that American Airlines will start a daily service between Los Angeles and Auckland in June 2016, using a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.
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2015 Airport Safety Awards

The Airport Operations Team responsible for the safe arrival of a Qantas 747-400 at Illawarra Regional Airport earlier this year was among the winners of the 2015 Airport Safety Awards announced to...
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China Southern Airlines begins historic new service to South Island

Asia’s largest airline has begun an historic year-round service between Guangzhou and Christchurch, with the first Dreamliner carrying several VIPs landing just before 5pm.
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Auckland Airport advice for summer travellers

Auckland Airport advises passengers travelling in December 2015 and January 2016 to allow an extra 30 minutes for their airport journey.
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Airport Safety Week 2015 takes flight

The Airport Operations Team responsible for the safe arrival of a Qantas 747-400 at Illawarra Regional Airport earlier this year was among the winners of the 2015 Airport Safety Awards announced to...
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Auckland Airport welcomes United Airlines

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement that United Airlines will start a San Francisco to Auckland service in July 2016, using a B787 Dreamliner aircraft.
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Presentations from the NZ Airports Conference 2015

The Future of Regional Airports
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BECA airport awards announced at NZ Airports Conference

At the annual NZ Airports Beca awards in Taupo, Auckland Airport has been named BECA Major Airport of the Year, Wanaka Airport was named BECA Regional Airport of the Year, Simon Hollinger, General ...
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Airport safety week 2015

Large and small airports across Australia and New Zealand will be participating in a unique industry initiative to promote safety at airports during Airport Safety Week in October 2015.
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Commission’s report on Christchurch Airport is another tick for pricing at major airports

The Commerce Commission’s final report into information disclosure by Christchurch Airport is another tick for pricing at the major airports, said Kevin Ward, Chief Executive of the New Zealand A...
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Tribute to Scott Paterson, Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport Board Chairman John Gilks deeply regrets to advise that the airport’s Chief Executive Scott Paterson died last night after a short battle with cancer.
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Airports Association welcomes Commerce Commission finding on Wellington Airport pricing

Today’s release by the Commerce Commission of its final report into pricing at Wellington Airport is another tick for the economic regulation of the major airports, said Kevin Ward, Chief Executi...
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Rotorua Airport appoints new CEO

Rotorua Airport has appointed a new Chief Executive, Nicole Brewer, who will take up the role on July 1.
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Auckland Airport 2015 awards announced

Auckland Airport has announced the winners of its 2015 Airline of the Year Award and 2015 Aeronautical Service Provider Award.
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Another new service for Christchurch and the South Island

China Airlines, Taiwan’s leading airline, has announced a new international service from Taipei to Christchurch via Melbourne for the coming summer, complementing its existing service from Taipei...
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Singapore Airlines announcement significant boost for South Island economy

Today’s announcement that Singapore Airlines will operate additional flights to Christchurch this summer is being welcomed by Christchurch Airport.
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JETSTAR/QANTAS expansion provides more choice for New Zealanders

The NZ Airports Association welcomes todays’ announcement by Qantas and Jetstar with the Prime Minister the Hon John Key.
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Auckland Airport welcomes Jetstar to regional aviation market in New Zealand

Jetstar has announced today that it will launch a new fleet of aircraft onto regional services in New Zealand from mid-December 2015.
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Christchurch Airport welcomes Jetstar expansion

Today’s announcement that Jetstar is expanding its domestic services into regional New Zealand centres is being welcomed by Christchurch Airport.
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Whakatane-Auckland link embraced by travellers

We are 100% committed to the region and look forward to working with the local businesses and community leaders to further develop this great region, says Air Chathams
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Year-round services by China Eastern Airlines start

The year-round service started on Saturday, 26 September 2015 with four flights per week and from January 2016 it will increase to daily flights
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Sounds Air Restores Key Taupo Link

Sounds Air managing director Andrew Crawford says in comparison to the Air NZ Beech 1900's previously plying the route, the Pilatus PC12s offer better seating and cabin room, conduct less engine so...
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Wanaka Airport named NZ Regional Airport of the Year

The accolade recognises Wanaka Airport’s work in facilitating the successful completion of NASA’s inaugural mid-latitude southern hemisphere super pressure balloon launch from Wanaka in March
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Auckland Airport welcomes Air China’s new daily service

A specific focus of Auckland Airport has been to address the seasonality of tourism by increasing the number of international arrivals during off-peak months, through the airport's Four Seasons, Fi...
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Wellington Airport says central New Zealanders will benefit from Jetstar’s new regional network

The competition and choice for those central New Zealand locations will be transformative for tourism, business connectivity and leisure travel,” said Steve Sanderson, Wellington Airport’s Chie...
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New air traffic control tower approved by Wellington City

The Airport Retail Park site is considered to be the most appropriate as it offers the best possible view of the airfield
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Sustained passenger growth at Queenstown Airport drives strong year-end result

“This performance has helped propel us to a strong year-end result and we are delighted to deliver our largest ever dividend to our shareholders and the community,” board chairman Mr John Gilks...
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New summer service between Christchurch and Brisbane

Qantas international will launch a new service to Christchurch from Brisbane on 03 December 2015. The four times weekly B737-800 service will give a much needed boost to family and friends wishing ...
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Wellington Airport Welcomes Fiji Airways

The year-round service commenced yesterday when Wellington dignitaries and aviation representatives welcomed the first flight.
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Statement re end of Tokyo-Christchurch service

The Chief Executive of Christchurch Airport has expressed disappointment at Air New Zealand’s decision to end the Tokyo to Christchurch service.
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International passenger numbers grow at Christchurch Airport

New statistics show a 15 per cent increase in international passenger numbers at Christchurch Airport over the past month.
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China Southern Airlines increases flights on Guangzhou to Auckland route

China Southern Airlines (CZ) strengthens its commitment to growing the New Zealand market with the announcement of year-round double-daily flights on the Guangzhou to Auckland route.
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Commerce Commission draft report on Christchurch Airport information disclosure welcomed

Today’s release by the Commerce Commission of its draft report into information disclosure by Christchurch Airport demonstrates ongoing refinement of the economic regulation of the major airports...
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Airport Sector Opposes International Border Tax

The new border levy has the potential to undermine growth in the important tourism sector
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Auckland Airport wins major airport award

Auckland Airport has been named Best Airport in Australia / Pacific for the seventh year running at the 2015 SKYTRAX World Airport Awards.
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"Every day a different journey" campaign promotes New Zealand’s South Island

Tourism New Zealand and Christchurch Airport have launched the latest campaign promoting the South Island of New Zealand as the ultimate destination for Australians.
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China Southern Airlines returns to Christchurch

Hundreds of Chinese travellers will celebrate Chinese New Year this month by travelling to the South Island.
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NASA’s Super Pressure Balloon to Launch from Wanaka Airport

NASA’s Super Pressure Balloon is hoping to break records and provide invaluable scientific information after launch from Wanaka Airport
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Christchurch Airport welcomes extra flights from Singapore

More good news for Christchurch and the South Island.
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Queenstown Airport welcomes new General Manager of Operations

Senior aviation industry executive Mike Clay has joined the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) team as the new General Manager of Operations this week.
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New Westport Air Service Confirmed

Sounds Air will provide Westport's new air service after Air New Zealand bails out in April.
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New Zealand Airports Association welcomes announcement of SMART Approaches for Auckland

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed the announcement that SMART Approaches satellite-based navigation technology will come into use at Auckland Airport next year.
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Dunedin air traffic controller awarded aviation safety scholarship

Airways New Zealand air traffic controller Hadley Cave has been awarded the 2015 Jilly Murphy Scholarship for Aviation Safety.
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Dunedin International Airport appoints Richard Roberts as chief executive

Richard Roberts, currently GM Infrastructure and Service Delivery, will take up the position in April 2015.
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Nelson Airport appoints Robert Evans as new Chief Executive

The Board of Nelson Airport Limited are pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Evans as their new Chief Executive.
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Auckland Airport welcomes Air New Zealand's new Buenos Aires service

Air New Zealand has announced today that it will begin flying direct to South America in December 2015 for the first time in the airline’s history.
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More Fijian holidays predicted for South Islanders

Fiji Airways will begin a permanent second service each week between Christchurch and Nadi in time for winter holidays in the sun.
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Rotorua Airport Appoints Acting Chief Executive

Wayne Wootton, formerly of Hawke's Bay Airport, will replace departing chief executive Alastair Rhodes until a permanent appointment is made.
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Media Release - Air Capacity Agreement with China is Hugely Positive, 26 Nov 2014

The New Zealand Airports Association congratulates the Chinese and New Zealand governments on the doubling of air service capacity announced today by Transport Minister Hon Simon Bridges...
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NZ Airports Magazine - Edition 9

The improvements began with the refurbishment of the terminal café last November to a modern, sophisticated food outlet offering travellers Marlborough wines and boutique beers for the first time...
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Media release - Free WiFi

Taking off to any destination within the realms of cyberspace is now a possibility for travellers and visitors to Rotorua International Airport, with a new free Wi-Fi service...
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Media Release, Auckland Airport Performing Well 30 April 2013

Today’s release by the Commerce Commission of its draft report into information disclosure by Auckland International Airport demonstrates that airports are continuing to deliver for travellers a...
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Media Release Commerce Commission Wellington Airport 8 Feb 2013

A new era in transparency of airport performance is marked by today’s release by the Commerce Commission of its report into information disclosure by Wellington International Airport said airpo...
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Media release Commerce Commission Wellington Airport 2 Nov

The New Zealand Airports Association is fully behind information disclosure as the right approach for major airports, said Association chief executive Kevin Ward...
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NZ Airports Magazine Edition 11 - October 2011

The key to its success was meticulous planning over 18mths of weekly meetings between the design and project teams. In depth briefing, attention to detail, a particularly comprehensive Method of Wo...
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Review of Domestic and International Passenger Security Charges 2011

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NZ Airports Magazine Edition 10

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Media Release Important milestone in setting regulatory regime for airports

The Commerce Commission has reached an important milestone in the setting of a new regulatory regime for airports under Part 4 of the Commerce Act.
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