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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.


Wellington Airport international recovery by 2024 – S&P
12 Oct 2020   /

Wellington Airport international recovery by 2024 – S&P

S&P Global says it expects Wellington International Airport’s domestic passenger traffic to pick up over the next one or two years but it will take longer for international recovery.


New $12.5m Gisborne Airport terminal opens
12 Oct 2020   /

New $12.5m Gisborne Airport terminal opens

A Provincial Growth Fund grant of $5.5m helped cover the $12.5m cost of the project.


Auckland Airport opens The Mall for domestic travellers
6 Oct 2020   /

Auckland Airport opens The Mall for domestic travellers

Auckland Airport has opened its click-and-collect online shopping platform The Mall to domestic travellers.


Auckland Airport preps for 21k daily holiday travellers
24 Sep 2020   /

Auckland Airport preps for 21k daily holiday travellers

Almost 21,000 travellers are expected to pass through Auckland Airport on Friday, one of the busiest days for air travel this September school holidays.


Lockdown drives Auckland Airport numbers down
17 Sep 2020   /

Lockdown drives Auckland Airport numbers down

Auckland’s move to Covid-19 alert level 3 on 12 August saw passenger movements fall sharply at Auckland Airport.


Originair snaps up Hamilton to Palmy service
9 Sep 2020   /

Originair snaps up Hamilton to Palmy service

Hamilton Airport will re-establish the Hamilton-Palmerston North route following a new partnership with Originair.


Polar Air Cargo lands at Auckland Airport
4 Sep 2020  

Polar Air Cargo lands at Auckland Airport

It was the sixth airline to operate scheduled international freighter services to and from Auckland Airport.


Littlewood: We’re preparing for a trans-Tasman and Pacific bubble
21 Aug 2020   /

Littlewood: We’re preparing for a trans-Tasman and Pacific bubble

But exactly when NZ’s borders will open fully to international travel was still anyone’s guess, says the CEO.


Auckland Airport suspends dividends as profit plummets
20 Aug 2020   /

Auckland Airport suspends dividends as profit plummets

It has been the most challenging period it has ever faced, says the company.


Queenstown Airport celebrates 85th year
17 Aug 2020   /

Queenstown Airport celebrates 85th year

Queenstown Airport is celebrating 85 years since it began services.


Auckland Airport completes $26m runway project
14 Aug 2020  

Auckland Airport completes $26m runway project

Auckland Airport’s runway will return to its full length on Monday 17 August after 280 large slabs of concrete were replaced.


Auckland Airport restricts access as region moves to level 3
12 Aug 2020  

Auckland Airport restricts access as region moves to level 3

The operator will permit into its terminals only those booked to travel.


Air cargo demand, capacity falls – Auckland Airport
5 Aug 2020  

Air cargo demand, capacity falls – Auckland Airport

Air cargo demand fell 16% and available capacity dropped 25% in the six months to June 2020 at Auckland Airport.


Auckland, Wellington airports prep for Pacific travel bubble
4 Aug 2020  

Auckland, Wellington airports prep for Pacific travel bubble

Changes have been made at the terminals to ensure passengers are kept separate and safe.


Auckland Airport busier than Aus, Asia airports
3 Aug 2020   /

Auckland Airport busier than Aus, Asia airports

The number of domestic flights operating from Auckland Airport has made the country’s biggest aviation hub one of the busiest in the region.


CIAL fronts Tarras community on airport proposal
30 Jul 2020   /

CIAL fronts Tarras community on airport proposal

The operator made its first appearance before locals and was met with concerns and, in some cases, hostility.


Wellington Airport $75m bond offer to repay earlier issue
29 Jul 2020   /

Wellington Airport $75m bond offer to repay earlier issue

Wellington International Airport’s bond offer of up to $75m will be used to repay $75m of bonds due to mature in May 2021.


Wellington Airport preps $100m bond offer
28 Jul 2020   /

Wellington Airport preps $100m bond offer

Wellington International Airport is making a bond offer of up to $75m with the ability to accept oversubscriptions of up to $25m.


Wellington Airport capacity jumps 57% during holidays
27 Jul 2020  

Wellington Airport capacity jumps 57% during holidays

Around 190,000 seats were flown.


Tarras airport good for tourism? Views from local industry
23 Jul 2020  

Tarras airport good for tourism? Views from local industry

Will Otago tourism swing in behind a new international airport at Tarras?


Christchurch Airport secures Otago land for new South Island airport
22 Jul 2020   /

Christchurch Airport secures Otago land for new South Island airport

The operator has spent $45m already, most of it to buy land near Tarras, south of Wanaka.


Queenstown Airport bounces back from April low
20 Jul 2020   /

Queenstown Airport bounces back from April low

Queenstown Airport saw 9912 passenger movements in May 2020, down 93.3% from the same month in 2019.


May passenger volumes fall 95% – Auckland Airport
17 Jul 2020   /

May passenger volumes fall 95% – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport total passenger volumes dropped to 85,157 in May 2020, down 94.7% compared to the same month last year, according to the operator’s latest monthly traffic update.