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Domestic winter passenger volumes beat pre-Covid – Queenstown Airport
23 Sep 2022   /

Domestic winter passenger volumes beat pre-Covid – Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport has reported strong passenger volumes over winter, helped by the removal of border restriction and school holidays in New Zealand and Australia.


NZ Airports Awards judges reflect on culture-building prowess
22 Sep 2022   /

NZ Airports Awards judges reflect on culture-building prowess

Judges at the 2022 NZ Airports Awards have reflected on the strong theme of culture-building on show by nominees and winners at the event this year.


Marlborough Airport switches to ticketless parking
22 Sep 2022  

Marlborough Airport switches to ticketless parking

Marlborough Airport has introduced ticketless parking for all vehicles.


Auckland Airport passenger numbers recover to 68% of pre-Covid
14 Sep 2022   /

Auckland Airport passenger numbers recover to 68% of pre-Covid

Total passenger volumes at Auckland Airport in August 2022 reached 1.12 million, or 68% of what it was during pre-Covid August 2018.


New Plymouth Airport wins design awards
6 Sep 2022   /

New Plymouth Airport wins design awards

The New Zealand Airports Association has selected New Plymouth Airport as the winner of two design and excellence awards.


Queenstown Airport hits 97% of pre-Covid levels
15 Aug 2022   /

Queenstown Airport hits 97% of pre-Covid levels

Strong trans-Tasman demand and the school holidays helped drive July passenger numbers.


Auckland Airport reopens Strata Lounge…
28 Jul 2022   /

Auckland Airport reopens Strata Lounge…

Auckland Airport’s Strata Lounge is reopening to passengers after two years of closure.


Qantas resumes Queenstown, Wellington services
23 May 2022   /

Qantas resumes Queenstown, Wellington services

Qantas is resuming its Wellington and Queenstown services, with the first flights landing in the country this afternoon.


Air Tahiti Nui resumes NZ flights
6 May 2022   /

Air Tahiti Nui resumes NZ flights

Air Tahiti Nui has resumed flights to and from Auckland, opening up direct connections between Tahiti and New Zealand.


New CEO for Hawke’s Bay Airport
22 Mar 2022   /

New CEO for Hawke’s Bay Airport

Rob Stratford returns to New Zealand after more than 20 years in senior executive roles in Australia.


ComCom to call for airport rules submissions
24 Feb 2022   /

ComCom to call for airport rules submissions

The Commerce Commission is reviewing the rules and processes that underpin its regulation of specified airport services.


Christchurch Airport offers “airpawt ambassadors” to travellers
15 Dec 2021   /

Christchurch Airport offers “airpawt ambassadors” to travellers

Christchurch Airport is offering therapy dogs to travellers as it gears up for the influx of Aucklanders and the busy summer period.


Air NZ, airports ready for Aucklanders
14 Dec 2021   /

Air NZ, airports ready for Aucklanders

Air New Zealand says more than 12,000 customers are booked to travel in and out of Auckland across 170 flights tomorrow.


Nelson seeks feedback on airport zone, noise
22 Sep 2021  

Nelson seeks feedback on airport zone, noise

Nelson City Council is seeking public feedback on the city’s airport and its noise.


Auckland Airport bus services swing behind vaccination drive
14 Sep 2021  

Auckland Airport bus services swing behind vaccination drive

Auckland Airport’s bus services are swinging in behind the city’s vaccination drive.


No Airports Hui for 2021, next year’s event in March
10 Sep 2021   /

No Airports Hui for 2021, next year’s event in March

The annual New Zealand Airports Hui will not be held as planned in 2021 as the Delta outbreak continues to upset the events calendar.


No commercial flights to Queenstown at level 3
31 Aug 2021   /

No commercial flights to Queenstown at level 3

There are no scheduled commercial services or general aviation activities at Queenstown or Wānaka airports at Covid-19 alert level 3.


Auckland, Wellington airports among 327 locations of interest, cases reach 107
23 Aug 2021   /

Auckland, Wellington airports among 327 locations of interest, cases reach 107

Domestic terminals at Auckland and Wellington have been added as locations of interest in the latest Covid-19 outbreak.


Mass drive-through vaccination centre at Auckland Airport
23 Aug 2021   /

Mass drive-through vaccination centre at Auckland Airport

New Zealand’s largest drive-through vaccination centre opened yesterday at the Park and Ride at Auckland Airport in south Auckland.


Extra flights put on for people to leave Queenstown
19 Aug 2021  

Extra flights put on for people to leave Queenstown

Additional flights are operating out of Queenstown today for New Zealanders to return home.


August capacity to reach pre-Covid levels – Wellington Airport
16 Aug 2021   /

August capacity to reach pre-Covid levels – Wellington Airport

The number of passengers going through Wellington Airport is expected to reach pre-Covid levels, says the operator.


Originair launch reflects confidence in Hawke’s Bay – Saxton
10 Aug 2021   /

Originair launch reflects confidence in Hawke’s Bay – Saxton

Hawke’s Bay Tourism’s chief executive welcomed Monday’s announcement that Originair would start routes between the region and Nelson, Palmerston North and Hamilton.


Air NZ opens new Napier lounge, adds 17k seasonal seats
10 Aug 2021   /

Air NZ opens new Napier lounge, adds 17k seasonal seats

Air New Zealand has opened a new regional lounge at Napier Airport.


Air traffic control services to remain at Invercargill – Airways
12 Jul 2021  

Air traffic control services to remain at Invercargill – Airways

The result follows a review of air traffic services provided at seven regional airports with reduced traffic volumes.


July to see busiest skies since start of pandemic
7 Jul 2021   /

July to see busiest skies since start of pandemic

Queenstown is the number one destination, says Air New Zealand.


Kapiti Airport ‘wanted and expected but not really used’ – CEO
25 Jun 2021  

Kapiti Airport ‘wanted and expected but not really used’ – CEO

Kāpiti Coast Airport has not recovered from Air New Zealand’s withdrawal in 2018 and was now losing about $1.2m a year, says Kāpiti Coast Airport chief executive Chris Simpson.


Visitors to New Plymouth help boost local economy
24 Jun 2021   /

Visitors to New Plymouth help boost local economy

Art and music events proving popular among out-of-towners.


Nelson Airport appoints CentrePort GM to be CEO
15 Jun 2021   /

Nelson Airport appoints CentrePort GM to be CEO

Nelson Airport has appointed a new chief executive with port experience as the local councils move to merge the region’s major air and sea port operations.


Queenstown Airport passenger numbers spike, but below 2019 level
20 May 2021   /

Queenstown Airport passenger numbers spike, but below 2019 level

Healthy numbers compared to flatline in 2020, but 35% down on same month in 2019.


Wellington Airport “buzzing” despite $36m FY21 loss
17 May 2021   /

Wellington Airport “buzzing” despite $36m FY21 loss

Wellington International Airport Limited has reported a $35.72m loss for the 12 months to March 2021, down 223.6% from the previous period.


Airports battle – while one regional airport fight heats up…
13 May 2021  

Airports battle – while one regional airport fight heats up…

Kapiti Coast Airport has hit back at the campaign to keep the airport open publicly lambasting the local business chamber. 


…another regional airport battle comes to an end – for now
13 May 2021   /

…another regional airport battle comes to an end – for now

Queenstown Lakes District Council will not appeal the High Court decision that ruled Wānaka Airport’s 100-year lease unlawful.


ComCom seeks airport views on future regulation
30 Apr 2021   /

ComCom seeks airport views on future regulation

The Commerce Commission is seeking submissions from the airports about consumer expectations around decarbonization and alternate fuel use.


Airports put best foot forward as bubble day arrives
19 Apr 2021   /

Airports put best foot forward as bubble day arrives

Warm welcomes are readied as operators gear up for the return of Australian arrivals.


Councillors says ‘no’ to Central Otago jet airports
12 Mar 2021  

Councillors says ‘no’ to Central Otago jet airports

Three Queenstown Lakes District councillors have come out against the proposed airport developments at Wānaka at Tarras.


Kapiti residents call on govt to stop airport closure
11 Mar 2021  

Kapiti residents call on govt to stop airport closure

A poll run by Save Kāpiti Airport group has revealed that 85% of Kapiti residents oppose the closure of the airport and 83% believe the government should step in to stop the proposed closure.


Answers sought from PM on Otago airport proposals
22 Feb 2021  

Answers sought from PM on Otago airport proposals

The Wānaka Stakeholders Group says it is seeking answers from prime minister Jacinda Ardern about the Wānaka and Tarras airport proposals.


Airports suffer as pandemic hits interim revenues
18 Feb 2021   /

Airports suffer as pandemic hits interim revenues

Auckland Airport falls into the red but Queenstown and Christchurch manage to stay in the black – but only just.


Wellington Airport earnings guidance lifts after “strong” domestic demand
17 Feb 2021   /

Wellington Airport earnings guidance lifts after “strong” domestic demand

Domestic passenger capacity at Wellington International Airport in December reached 90% of pre-Covid levels with local demand expected to come close to offsetting the lack of international traffic, says majority owner Infratil.


Strong opposition against proposed Tarras airport – survey
12 Feb 2021   /

Strong opposition against proposed Tarras airport – survey

There is strong opposition to the proposed Tarras international airport, according to a survey from Wanaka Stakeholders Group.


Queenstown Airport passenger numbers halve
11 Feb 2021   /

Queenstown Airport passenger numbers halve

The number of passengers travelling through Queenstown Airport decreased by 48% to 123,553 in January 2021, compared with the same month in 2020.


Aviation industry backs new border model to manage Covid risk
5 Feb 2021   /

Aviation industry backs new border model to manage Covid risk

Research into a risk-based model for New Zealand’s airports proposes a more tailored approach to border management that matches the different levels of traveller risk.


Auckland Airport December domestic passengers fall 32%
26 Jan 2021   /

Auckland Airport December domestic passengers fall 32%

Extra capacity sees December domestic travel up 7.5% on November but still down a third on 2019’s pre-Covid Christmas season.


Auckland Airport restarts work to improve terminal exit
20 Jan 2021  

Auckland Airport restarts work to improve terminal exit

Auckland Airport has restarted work to improve road access to and from its international terminal.


NZ airport prospects down, recovery unlikely until FY22 – S&P
8 Dec 2020   /

NZ airport prospects down, recovery unlikely until FY22 – S&P

Australasian airports are unlikely to see a firm recovery until 2022 “but meaningful levels of international travel remain elusive”, says S&P Global Ratings.


Christchurch Airport recognised for carbon reduction
25 Nov 2020   /

Christchurch Airport recognised for carbon reduction

Christchurch Airport has become the first airport in the world to achieve the Airports Carbon Accreditation Level 4 certification from Airports Council International.


Nelson Airport, Hihiaua Cultural Centre win architecture awards
6 Nov 2020   /

Nelson Airport, Hihiaua Cultural Centre win architecture awards

Nelson Airport’s terminal has won the Sir Miles Warren Award for Commercial Architecture at the New Zealand Architecture Awards.


QAC revises Queenstown, Wānaka airport plans
29 Oct 2020   /

QAC revises Queenstown, Wānaka airport plans

Queenstown Airport will not apply to increase passenger movements or develop Wānaka Airport in light of the Covid-19 crisis.


NZ airports participate in Airport Safety Week
19 Oct 2020  

NZ airports participate in Airport Safety Week

Airports across the country are taking part in Airport Safety Week, 19-23 October 2020.


$14m upgrade to start on Auckland Airport connections
14 Oct 2020  

$14m upgrade to start on Auckland Airport connections

A $14m upgrade of transport connections to Auckland Airport starts this week.