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From 2.4 million passengers to zero… Queenstown Airport falls off the radar
3 Apr 2020   /

From 2.4 million passengers to zero… Queenstown Airport falls off the radar

The extraordinary growth in passengers to Queenstown Airport has come to a shuddering halt as Air New Zealand cut the resort from its lockdown domestic timetable.


21 airports selected to stay open as ‘lifeline utilities’
2 Apr 2020   /

21 airports selected to stay open as ‘lifeline utilities’

Twenty-one New Zealand airports will remain open during alert level 4 as ‘lifeline utilities’ under the Civil Defence and Emergency Management Act, says the New Zealand Airports Association.


S&P puts NZ airports on credit watch but optimistic long term
25 Mar 2020   /

S&P puts NZ airports on credit watch but optimistic long term

Airports are on “credit watch with negative implications” by S&P Global Ratings but the ratings service remains optimistic about recovery post-Covid-19.


Auckland Airport restricts public access to terminal
23 Mar 2020   /

Auckland Airport restricts public access to terminal

Auckland Airport has introduced temporary passport checks at the doors of the international terminal in order to help manage social distancing in public spaces.


Queenstown Airport suspends international services
20 Mar 2020   /

Queenstown Airport suspends international services

Queenstown Airport will suspend all international services as of the end of March and will operate a reduced domestic capacity.


Auckland Airport passenger numbers in free fall
19 Mar 2020   /

Auckland Airport passenger numbers in free fall

Auckland Airport is temporarily standing down airport volunteers following the outbreak of Covid-19 and a slump in passengers, down 44% on Monday compared with the same day last year for international travellers.


Auckland Airport cancels dividend, CEO takes 20% cut
17 Mar 2020   /

Auckland Airport cancels dividend, CEO takes 20% cut

Auckland Airport has cancelled its interim dividend and the chief executive Adrian Littlewood has taken a 20% pay cut following the outbreak of Covid-19.


Covid-19 to have “material impact” on operations, earning – CIAL
17 Mar 2020   / /

Covid-19 to have “material impact” on operations, earning – CIAL

Christchurch International Airport says Covid-19 will have material impacts on operations and short-term earnings, however it is too early to judge what this looks like.


New restrictions to have “profound impact” – Auckland Airport
16 Mar 2020   /

New restrictions to have “profound impact” – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport says it is working fast to support the new Covid-19 border restrictions introduced by the Government that came into effect at midnight Sunday.


Auckland Airport in NZX trading halt
12 Mar 2020   /

Auckland Airport in NZX trading halt

The NZX has placed a trading halt on Auckland International Airport Limited’s ordinary shares.


Landing slot operator relaxes ’80/20′ rule for airlines
12 Mar 2020   /

Landing slot operator relaxes ’80/20′ rule for airlines

With coronavirus prompting airlines to cancel flights, airlines risk losing their slots.


Airport calls for relaxation of slot rules for airlines
10 Mar 2020   /

Airport calls for relaxation of slot rules for airlines

Auckland Airport is supporting international calls to relax airport slot rules to help airlines protect their businesses during the coronavirus outbreak.


Airport stalwart receives highest training award
5 Mar 2020   /

Airport stalwart receives highest training award

Former Whanganui airport manager Allan MacGibbon is up for one of three special awards at Universal College of Learning Whanganui’s March 19 graduation ceremony.


Chch Airport passenger numbers take 10% hit after travel ban
4 Mar 2020   /

Chch Airport passenger numbers take 10% hit after travel ban

Kiwis are starting to curtail travel as fears of Covid-19 spread.


Costs, flat passenger numbers hit Christchurch Airport
2 Mar 2020   /

Costs, flat passenger numbers hit Christchurch Airport

The late opening of a Novotel hotel and higher operating expenses, insurance and rates reduced Christchurch International Airport Limited’s profit for the six months ending December 2019.


NASA returns to Wanaka Airport for super balloon launch
27 Feb 2020   /

NASA returns to Wanaka Airport for super balloon launch

After a two-year hiatus, NASA is to return to Wanaka Airport in mid-April to launch its super pressure balloon.


NZ Airports: Levies ‘make NZ less competitive’
26 Feb 2020  

NZ Airports: Levies ‘make NZ less competitive’

NZ Airports chief executive Kevin Ward says escalating government charges and levies at the border make New Zealand less competitive as a destination.


Foreign arrivals growth drives QAC profit up 30%
24 Feb 2020   /

Foreign arrivals growth drives QAC profit up 30%

Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has delivered a firm bottom line profit after expenses and tax of $10.8m, up by $2.5m (30%) compared with the same previous corresponding period.


QLDC launches online airport feedback
21 Feb 2020   /

QLDC launches online airport feedback

Queenstown Lakes District Council has launched online feedback on the future of airports in the region.


Auckland Airport unveils $1.2bn revamp, reports flat interims
20 Feb 2020   /

Auckland Airport unveils $1.2bn revamp, reports flat interims

A new domestic jet hub and a $350m+ arrivals area at the international terminal have been unveiled.


“Hot, dry weather” contributes to runway faults – Auckland Airport
20 Feb 2020  

“Hot, dry weather” contributes to runway faults – Auckland Airport

Unusually hot and dry weather contributed to two faults in the past month that closed Auckland Airport’s runway causing disruption. 


Auckland Airport December passenger numbers drop
20 Feb 2020   /

Auckland Airport December passenger numbers drop

Auckland Airport passenger numbers were down 1.3% in December 2019.


Real-time tarmac sensors at Wellington Airport
17 Feb 2020   /

Real-time tarmac sensors at Wellington Airport

Wellington Airport can now access real-time data about runway conditions after installing sensors to monitor runway surface conditions.


Wanaka Airport engagement under way
13 Feb 2020  

Wanaka Airport engagement under way

The public engagement phase of the Wanaka Airport impact assessment gets underway next week, with MartinJenkins seeking community views on options.


Roading improvements project starts at Auckland Airport
12 Feb 2020  

Roading improvements project starts at Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is launching a multi-million-dollar project on Laurence Stevens Drive to link with a new park and ride.


Wanaka airport consultation ‘inadequate’ – community group
12 Feb 2020  

Wanaka airport consultation ‘inadequate’ – community group

The Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) says consultation on a proposed airport is substandard.


Dodgy tarmac hits Auckland flights
10 Feb 2020  

Dodgy tarmac hits Auckland flights

Auckland Airport is conducting an immediate review of its runways after several flights were delayed or diverted over the weekend due to loose seal and debris.


Airport asks travellers for patience
5 Feb 2020   /

Airport asks travellers for patience

Auckland Airport is asking for patience as new travel restrictions and flight disruptions mean it is taking more time for arriving travellers to clear border formalities.


Air NZ highlights cheap flights in face of inflation flack
29 Jan 2020   /

Air NZ highlights cheap flights in face of inflation flack

Statistics NZ reports higher air fares but Air New Zealand highlights its cheap flights.


Coronavirus: Nurses deployed at NZ airports to meet China flights
27 Jan 2020   /

Coronavirus: Nurses deployed at NZ airports to meet China flights

Passengers arriving on flights from China will be met by public health staff from today.


Agencies to consider coronavirus steps – Govt
24 Jan 2020   /

Agencies to consider coronavirus steps – Govt

The pandemic group will determine whether “active surveillance measures” are needed at NZ’s airports.


Upgrade underway on Auckland Airport highway
22 Jan 2020   /

Upgrade underway on Auckland Airport highway

Construction has started on the upgrade of State Highway 20B to Auckland airport.


Fog hampers flights at Wellington Airport
21 Jan 2020  

Fog hampers flights at Wellington Airport

Fog and low cloud are causing disruption to Air New Zealand’s regional turboprop and domestic jet services into and out of Wellington Airport.


Man arrested at Auckland Airport with objectionable material on mobile
17 Jan 2020   /

Man arrested at Auckland Airport with objectionable material on mobile

A 40-year-old man has appeared in the Manukau District Court after customs investigators at Auckland Airport found child sexual abuse images and videos on his phone.


QLDC releases airport assessment scope for airport development
16 Jan 2020   /

QLDC releases airport assessment scope for airport development

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has released the scope of the report it commissioned from MartinJenkins on economic and social impact assessments of future airport development in the district. 


Christchurch Airport appoints industry partnership manager
19 Dec 2019   /

Christchurch Airport appoints industry partnership manager

Christchurch Airport has appointed Briar Nash to be its new partnership manager.


QLDC considers new governance process over QAC
10 Dec 2019   /

QLDC considers new governance process over QAC

Queenstown Lakes District Council is considering an entirely new process to influence Queenstown Airport Corporation’s  Statement of Intent outcomes over the district’s airports.


Wellington Airport offers travellers 5G experience
4 Dec 2019   /

Wellington Airport offers travellers 5G experience

Wellington Airport and Vodafone have partnered to allow travellers a chance to try 5G for free.


Community group calls on QLDC to stop Wanaka Airport work
27 Nov 2019   /

Community group calls on QLDC to stop Wanaka Airport work

A community group that has applied for a judicial review against Queenstown Lakes District Council’s airport plans has urged the local authority to stop its work on the project.


Novotel Christchurch Airport to open Monday
20 Nov 2019   /

Novotel Christchurch Airport to open Monday

The Novotel Christchurch Airport will officially open on Monday 25 November.


Rotorua Airport passenger numbers hit 10-year high
18 Nov 2019   /

Rotorua Airport passenger numbers hit 10-year high

The operator has posted a 7.7% increase in passenger numbers, as it ploughs ahead with a $4.4m upgrade.


Air NZ unveils regional lounge at Auckland Airport
15 Nov 2019  

Air NZ unveils regional lounge at Auckland Airport

Air New Zealand’s new Regional Lounge at Auckland Airport will be open to customers this weekend.


QLDC appoints consultant to assess airport plans
14 Nov 2019   /

QLDC appoints consultant to assess airport plans

Queenstown Lakes District Council has appointed consultants MartinJenkins to undertake economic and social impact assessments related to controversial airport expansion plans in the district.


Air NZ trials central Queenstown check-in and bag drop
13 Nov 2019   /

Air NZ trials central Queenstown check-in and bag drop

Air New Zealand will introduce a pop-up check-in and bag drop service in downtown Queenstown on a three month trial.


WRAL: Hamilton Airport passenger numbers lift revenue
8 Nov 2019   /

WRAL: Hamilton Airport passenger numbers lift revenue

An 8% increase in passenger numbers to Hamilton Airport and the addition of the airport hotel to the portfolio have helped drive a 22% increase in operating revenue at Waikato Regional Airport Limited.


Queenstown Airport: International passenger numbers jump in Sept
8 Nov 2019   /

Queenstown Airport: International passenger numbers jump in Sept

International passenger movements at Queenstown Airport increased to 65,862, up 19% on the same month last year.


300+ jobs on offer at inaugural Auckland Airport Job Expo
7 Nov 2019   /

300+ jobs on offer at inaugural Auckland Airport Job Expo

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New hotel, carpark drive WIAL passenger income up 20%
5 Nov 2019   /

New hotel, carpark drive WIAL passenger income up 20%

A 19.9% increase in income from passenger services was one of the few highlights in Wellington International Airport Limited’s latest interim results.


Wellington named Airport of the Year
5 Nov 2019  

Wellington named Airport of the Year

Wellington Airport has been named Airport of the Year for 2019 at the NZ Airports Association Awards.


A350 a “vote of confidence” in tourism – Wellington Chamber
4 Nov 2019   /

A350 a “vote of confidence” in tourism – Wellington Chamber

SA will use one of the world’s most modern aircraft on its Wellington service, which will also increase in frequency.