Biosecurity New Zealand has established an express lane at Auckland International Airport to help reduce passenger congestion in the arrivals area.
Air New Zealand has redeemed the remaining $200m of redeemable shares on issue to the Crown.
A single pilot in the cockpit of passenger aircraft is a risk that is not worth taking, says the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association.
Golden Bay Air’s nine-passenger Britten Norman Islander aircraft is adding additional seat capacity on flights between Takaka, Karamea, Nelson, and Wellington.
Air New Zealand’s second specially configured domestic A321neo has landed in New Zealand.
Rotorua Airport has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ngāti Uenukukōpako Iwi Trust that aims to provide more cultural input and job opportunities for youth.
Air New Zealand is bringing gourmet food to its regional lounges in response to customer feedback about the variety of choices compared to what is offered at larger ports.
The men attempted to smuggle 4.6 kilograms of methamphetamine through New Zealand’s border.
Queenstown Airport recorded 186,403 passenger movements in October 2022, up from 183,048 reported for the same month in pre-Covid 2019.
Total passenger movements at Auckland Aiport increased to 1.29 million in October 2022, up from 1.18 million recorded for the preceding September.
The MOU will enable the gliders to utilise atmospheric and marine forecasts for operation.
Seven community groups have received awards at the 2022 Wellington Airport’s Regional Community Awards.
The carrier’s recovery comes as a rapid rebound in airline capacity is seen across Australia and NZ.
The future of boarding passes could soon be written on passengers’ faces as Air New Zealand looks to digitise the process through biometric facial recognition technology.
Air New Zealand expects a surge of 2.8 million passengers over the summer and is encouraging Kiwis to take advantage to plan and arrive early for easier travelling.
“Canadians have been a growing market for inbound travel,” said Tasker.
The airline also says its New York service has been a “fantastic success” and could generate more than $65m in tourism activity in NZ.
AirAsia has launched an airfare ‘mega sale’ offering seven million seats discounted to destinations including Auckland.
The airline unveils its Mission Next Generation Aircraft accelerator programme, which it says will help it achieve its green goals.
The first of Air New Zealand’s Airbus A321neo fleet has arrived in Auckland for its first flight between Auckland and Wellington from 8 November.
AirAsia X resumes its service between Kuala Lumpur and Auckland, via Sydney, today with a $169 trans-Tasman special.
Sustainable Tarras has released its third video in a series investigating the viability of a proposed international airport at Tarras.
Auckland Airport’s efforts to create a biosecurity culture have been recognised with the GIA Industry Award at the 2022 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.
Auckland Airport’s general manager of operations Anna Cassels-Brown is leaving her role in January after seven years with the organisation.
OriginAir will continue flights from Nelson to Blenheim to cover the full seven-week closure of State Highway 6.
Air New Zealand will have restored connections to all of its international ports once its Chicago non-stop service returns to action this week.
The first Virgin Australia flights in 950 days will touch down in Queenstown from Sydney and Brisbane tomorrow.
Hawke’s Bay Airport has posted revenue of $6.73m revenue for FY22, up slightly from last year, despite higher operating costs and the continued pressures from Covid on passenger numbers.
Wellington International Airport Limited has reported net profit after tax of $11m for the six months ended 30 September 2022, up from the $2.9m reported for the same period last year.
Air New Zealand is eyeing March 2023 for the return of its non-stop flights to Bali.
The Airline Passenger Experience Association has named Air New Zealand the winner of the 2023 APEX Passenger Choice Award for Best Airline in the South Pacific and a 2023 APEX Five Star winner.
Operators are among the creditors but the company has $147k in assets, including $132k in cash, according to the liquidators’ report.
The airline’s emissions are rising again following two years of consecutive drops due to the pandemic’s impacts on aviation.
Originair is conducting a two-week trial of flights between Nelson and Blenheim while State Highway 6 remains closed for critical repair works.
Air New Zealand passenger numbers continue to rise steadily as they approach pre-Covid 2018 figures.
The government will start piloting a revamped online New Zealand Traveller Declaration in early 2023, with a view to it replacing the paper arrival card by June next year.
But they may remain relatively high while airlines grapple with capacity uncertainty, says Graham ‘Skroo’ Turner.
Air New Zealand has set an interest rate of 6.61% per annum for its 5.5-year $100m unsecured, unsubordinated, fixed-rate bond offer.
The operator now expects a full recovery in passenger numbers in calendar 2024.
Wellington Airport has been ranked third in the world for sustainability in the 2022 GRESB Infrastructure Asset Benchmark Report.
The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association is demanding an independent inquiry into airport aviation security and the Civil Aviation Authority and the Aviation Security Service be split from each other.
Christchurch and Hamburg Airports have embarked on a joint partnership to develop infrastructure for the use of green hydrogen in aviation for both ground vehicles and aircraft propulsion systems.
Air New Zealand is making changes to its Tahiti, Perth And Honolulu fare offerings, with the abolition of the seat and seat+bag options.
Auckland International Airport Limited is considering a fixed rate bonds offer, with maturity in May 2028, to New Zealand retail investors and institutional investors.
The airport has surpassed pre-pandemic levels of activity with September 2022 the breakthrough month.
Air New Zealand Limited has launched a $75m bond offer with the ability to accept oversubscriptions of up to an additional $25m.
September 2022 passenger movements at Auckland Airport reached 71% of the 2019 pre-Covid equivalent, buoyed by a rise in international and short-haul recovery.
Consumer NZ is asking the Commerce Commission to investigate Jetstar for airline’s continued practices that mislead passengers about their rights.
The operator has been ordered to pay a $315,000 fine and $64,000 in legal costs over the 18 October 2018 helicopter crash that left three people dead.
A new rental car kiosk has opened at Nelson Airport today, replacing the former portacabins.