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Hawke’s Bay Airport secures $9m for development
14 Jul 2020   /

Hawke’s Bay Airport secures $9m for development

The Govt is providing a $4.5m, two-year loan for the completion of the terminal.


Hokitika Airport secures $1.2m for extension
10 Jul 2020   /

Hokitika Airport secures $1.2m for extension

The investment would improve airport terminal congestion problems and provide room for shops and cafés at the airport.


Sounds Air targets Sept take-off from Wanaka after “overwhelming support”
9 Jul 2020   /

Sounds Air targets Sept take-off from Wanaka after “overwhelming support”

The airline is proposing a scheduled direct service with up to 15 return flights a week.


May cargo capacity jumps 33% at Auckland Airport
9 Jul 2020  

May cargo capacity jumps 33% at Auckland Airport

International cargo capacity at Auckland Airport jumped 33% in May 2020 compared to the same month last year. 


Wellington Airport Flyer back on the job
7 Jul 2020   /

Wellington Airport Flyer back on the job

NZ Bus has resumed its Wellington Airport Flyer service.


S&P affirms one NZ airport rating, downgrades two others
23 Jun 2020  

S&P affirms one NZ airport rating, downgrades two others

S&P Global Ratings has affirmed debt ratings for Auckland Airport but downgraded Wellington and Christchurch airports.


Level 2 move boosts Auckland Airport passenger numbers
18 Jun 2020   /

Level 2 move boosts Auckland Airport passenger numbers

The shift to Covid-19 alert level 2 in May helped drive Auckland Airport domestic passenger movements that month to almost double that recorded in April.


Five years before Queenstown Airport recovers – report
17 Jun 2020   /

Five years before Queenstown Airport recovers – report

It will take Queenstown Airport at least five years to return to pre-Covid activity levels.


Airport cafe up for lease as council steps aside
17 Jun 2020   /

Airport cafe up for lease as council steps aside

Whanganui District Council reviewed the operation of the South Beach Café at the airport and decided not to reopen the facility after it was closed by Covid-19 restrictions.


New airport electric bus route to launch next year
15 Jun 2020   /

New airport electric bus route to launch next year

Auckland Transport’s new bus route using electric buses operated by Go Bus will be launched in the first half of 2021.


Wellington Airport strengthens balance sheet, plans for 85% recovery by 2022
3 Jun 2020   /

Wellington Airport strengthens balance sheet, plans for 85% recovery by 2022

Wellington Airport has downsized its operations due to Covid-19 but hopes to regain 85% of its business by 2022.


Auckland Airport starts $26m runway replacement project
25 May 2020   /

Auckland Airport starts $26m runway replacement project

Auckland Airport has started work on its runway to make way for a $26m project to replace pavement in the main touchdown zone.


Auckland Airport passengers plummet 98% in April
22 May 2020   /

Auckland Airport passengers plummet 98% in April

Auckland Airport total passenger volumes in April showed a 97.5% drop, as Covid-19 saw air travel fall dramatically.


Airways confirms withdrawal from from seven airports
20 May 2020   /

Airways confirms withdrawal from from seven airports

Airways has confirmed it is to withdraw air traffic services at seven New Zealand airports, citing a dramatic loss in flight numbers caused by Covid-19.


Gisborne Airport to reopen for flights
15 May 2020  

Gisborne Airport to reopen for flights

Gisborne Airport will open its doors and welcome back flights from Monday starting with Air New Zealand on 18 May followed by Sunair later in the month.


Marlborough resumes flights to main centres
14 May 2020   /

Marlborough resumes flights to main centres

Flights to and from Marlborough Airport will resume as New Zealand moves into alert level 2, says Marlborough District Council.


Auckland Airport brings forward $26m runway works
12 May 2020  

Auckland Airport brings forward $26m runway works

Auckland Airport has brought forward planned runway pavement replacement work with construction beginning on the $26m project in two weeks.


Emirates launches weekly cargo flights to NZ
6 May 2020   /

Emirates launches weekly cargo flights to NZ

Emirates SkyCargo will be launching four weekly cargo services to New Zealand from 3 May to help connect businesses in the country to key trading partners across the globe.


$200m Auckland Airport share offer oversubscribed
30 Apr 2020   /

$200m Auckland Airport share offer oversubscribed

The successful issue follows a $1bn raise earlier this month.


Rental vehicle operators call out airports for ongoing charges
29 Apr 2020   /

Rental vehicle operators call out airports for ongoing charges

The Rental Vehicle Association says airports have an underlying moral obligation to moderate terms and conditions of contracts at a time of little or no income.


AIAL starts redundancy talks after passenger numbers dive 95%
24 Apr 2020   /

AIAL starts redundancy talks after passenger numbers dive 95%

Auckland Airport has started consultation with permanent staff about reducing numbers following the release of 105 fixed term and independent contractors.


Council backs Wellington Airport with equity underwrite
24 Apr 2020  

Council backs Wellington Airport with equity underwrite

Wellington Airport has won the support of shareholders Wellington City Council and Infratil to underwrite proposed future equity funding as it continues in negotiations with its existing lenders.


Queenstown Airport passengers fall more than a third in March
22 Apr 2020   /

Queenstown Airport passengers fall more than a third in March

The number of passengers travelling through Queenstown Airport’s terminal decreased by 36.6% to 134,960 compared with March 2019.


Covid-19 gives Auckland Airport breathing space for runway repairs
22 Apr 2020   /

Covid-19 gives Auckland Airport breathing space for runway repairs

Planning for the pavement replacement works in the touchdown zone at the eastern end of Auckland Airport’s runway has nearly been completed for construction.


Hawke’s Bay Airport to remain operational despite tower closure
21 Apr 2020  

Hawke’s Bay Airport to remain operational despite tower closure

Hawke’s Bay Airport will remain operational despite its traffic control tower closing.


QLDC to approve interim Queenstown Airport SOI
21 Apr 2020  

QLDC to approve interim Queenstown Airport SOI

Queenstown Lakes District councillors will meet to discuss the proposed statement of intent from Queenstown Airport Corporation on Thursday 23 April.


Auckland Airport March movements fall 42%
17 Apr 2020   /

Auckland Airport March movements fall 42%

Auckland Airport saw total passenger volumes drop by 8.6% to 1.6 million in February 2020


Christchurch Airport sees off foreign visitors in unique flights
16 Apr 2020  

Christchurch Airport sees off foreign visitors in unique flights

Over the past week Christchurch International Airport has farewelled numerous foreign nationals returning home on different airlines.


South American repatriation flight lands
15 Apr 2020   /

South American repatriation flight lands

Kiwis returning on a repatriation flight from South America were welcomed by airport operational staff this morning.


Aviation security officers help police with quarantine patrols
14 Apr 2020   /

Aviation security officers help police with quarantine patrols

At least 270 Avsec staff will help free up uniformed police officers to focus on other frontline duties.


Auckland Airport raises $1bn in share placement
8 Apr 2020   /

Auckland Airport raises $1bn in share placement

Auckland International Airport has successfully completed its placement of $1bn worth of shares.


Auckland Airport seeks $1.2bn for Covid-19 recovery
6 Apr 2020   /

Auckland Airport seeks $1.2bn for Covid-19 recovery

Auckland International Airport says it will raise up to $1.2bn to ensure it remains well capitalised during the Covid-19 lockdown and prepared for recovery.


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.