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Christchurch Airport rejects academics’ call to scrap Tarras plan
27 Jan 2023   /

Christchurch Airport rejects academics’ call to scrap Tarras plan

Project director Michael Singleton says the new airport can fit within NZ’s emissions targets and meet the climate change challenge.


Leading academics oppose CIAL’s Tarras airport plan
26 Jan 2023   /

Leading academics oppose CIAL’s Tarras airport plan

A new Central Otago airport runs counter to building a more sustainable tourism industry, states an open letter from the group.


Christchurch Airport promotes Justin Watson to CEO
19 Dec 2022   /

Christchurch Airport promotes Justin Watson to CEO

The appointment is effective 1 January 2023, with Malcolm Johns finishing up after nine years.


Airlines, airports prep for millions of passenger movements over summer
14 Dec 2022   /

Airlines, airports prep for millions of passenger movements over summer

Airlines and airports are expecting millions of passenger movements over the summer break as travellers make the most of the first restriction-free holiday period since 2020.


CIAL delays Tarras airport runway decision
1 Dec 2022   /

CIAL delays Tarras airport runway decision

Christchurch International Airport has delayed its decision on the preferred runway alignment for its proposed airport at Tarras in Central Otago.


CIAL chief Malcolm Johns attending APEC
11 Nov 2022   /

CIAL chief Malcolm Johns attending APEC

Christchurch International Airport Limited chief executive Malcolm Johns is one of three business delegates representing New Zealand at the APEC Leaders’ Week in Bangkok from Sunday.


Proposed Tarras airport “social licence” scrutinised
3 Nov 2022   /

Proposed Tarras airport “social licence” scrutinised

Sustainable Tarras has released its third video in a series investigating the viability of a proposed international airport at Tarras.


Christchurch, Hamburg airports partner on green hydrogen goals
19 Oct 2022   /

Christchurch, Hamburg airports partner on green hydrogen goals

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.


CIAL board urged to revisit Tarras plans after CEO resigns
14 Sep 2022   /

CIAL board urged to revisit Tarras plans after CEO resigns

The departure of Christchurch International Airport chief executive Malcolm Johns could be an opportunity to reset the operator’s Central Otago project, says airport opposition group Sustainable Tarras.


Christchurch Airport CEO Malcolm Johns resigns
12 Sep 2022   /

Christchurch Airport CEO Malcolm Johns resigns

He will leave next year as the operator’s Tarras proposal prepares for potential consent applications.


Latest Tarras opposition video “opinions and assumptions” – CIAL
9 Sep 2022   /

Latest Tarras opposition video “opinions and assumptions” – CIAL

Christchurch International Airport is calling Sustainable Tarras’ claims that a proposed airport at Tarras is being hastily prepared without consultation as ‘opinions and assumptions’.


International numbers surge, domestic drops – Christchurch Airport
5 Sep 2022  

International numbers surge, domestic drops – Christchurch Airport

The operator is investigating a private placement to help refinance, while boss Malcolm Johns nears the $1m CEO club.


Christchurch Airport rejects Tarras greenwashing accusations
1 Sep 2022   /

Christchurch Airport rejects Tarras greenwashing accusations

Christchurch Airport has hit back at claims its Tarras airport project is greenwashing its carbon emissions reporting.


Tarras airport plans scrutinised in video series
29 Aug 2022   /

Tarras airport plans scrutinised in video series

A series of videos highlighting issues around Christchurch Airport’s plans to develop an international airport at Tarras in Central Otago has been released by Sustainable Tarras.


Christchurch, Adelaide airports scope direct connection
14 Jul 2022   /

Christchurch, Adelaide airports scope direct connection

The two airports have agreed to work together to convince airlines to fly direct.


The buzz is back: Christchurch Airport readies for 20k travellers
4 Jul 2022   /

The buzz is back: Christchurch Airport readies for 20k travellers

The busiest days are expected to be on the 8th, 15th, and 22nd July.


Christchurch Airport opens welcome lounge
16 Jun 2022   /

Christchurch Airport opens welcome lounge

Christchurch Airport has opened a pop-up welcome lounge designed for event organisers to welcome or farewell conference delegates flying into the city.


Trans-Tasman boost for Christchurch Airport
10 Jun 2022   /

Trans-Tasman boost for Christchurch Airport

International services at Christchurch Airport will get a boost later this month with Jetstar restarting its flights from the Gold Coast on 25 June, and from Melbourne a day earlier on 24 June.


Christchurch Airport “climate positive”
21 Apr 2022   /

Christchurch Airport “climate positive”

Christchurch Airport says it has achieved climate positive operations in a “milestone” achievement, following its Airport Carbon Accreditation Level 4 in 2020.


Christchurch Airport eeks out $41k interim profit after costs increase
7 Mar 2022  

Christchurch Airport eeks out $41k interim profit after costs increase

It’s been a tough six months but there’s much to look forward to in the recovery, says the operator.


CIAL to grant $30k annually to Tarras community projects
24 Feb 2022   /

CIAL to grant $30k annually to Tarras community projects

Christchurch International Airport will make $30,000 available each year for community projects in Tarras.


…but drop at Christchurch Airport
17 Feb 2022  

…but drop at Christchurch Airport

Christchurch International Airport total passenger volumes decreased by 4.6% to 289,472 in January 2022 from the 303,564 reported for the same month last year


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.


Christchurch Airport plans country’s largest solar farm
2 Dec 2021   /

Christchurch Airport plans country’s largest solar farm

Christchurch Airport is committing 400 hectares of its Harewood campus to a new solar farm.


Tarras might support long-haul widebody jets – report
24 Sep 2021   /

Tarras might support long-haul widebody jets – report

The airport land might support a 3km-long runway allowing large jets to land, according to an analysis from CIAL.


Christchurch Airport terminal re-opens after evacuation
9 Sep 2021  

Christchurch Airport terminal re-opens after evacuation

Hundreds of passengers had to evacuate Christchurch Airport terminal after a suspicious item was found at the screening point.


Christchurch Airport books $39m profit thanks to property revaluations
27 Aug 2021  

Christchurch Airport books $39m profit thanks to property revaluations

The operator also signalled an intention to pay a dividend for the period but would make a final decision in October.


Christchurch Airport, Zealandia finalists in sustainability awards
13 Aug 2021   /

Christchurch Airport, Zealandia finalists in sustainability awards

Christchurch International Airport and its chief executive Malcolm Johns have been named finalists in the 2021 Sustainable Business Awards.


Airports cleanse carry-on with new UV system
3 Jun 2021  

Airports cleanse carry-on with new UV system

Aviation Security has installed new UV light kits at screening points in New Zealand airports with the latest coming online at Christchurch.


Tarras airport plan up to three years away – CIAL
25 Mar 2021   /

Tarras airport plan up to three years away – CIAL

It’s also unlikely Wanaka Airport could operate alongside a Tarras airport, says Christchurch International Airport Limited.


Covid could push Tarras airport delivery out to 2035 – CIAL’s Johns
4 Mar 2021   /

Covid could push Tarras airport delivery out to 2035 – CIAL’s Johns

Covid-19 has likely delayed the project by up to five years, says CIAL’s CEO Malcolm Johns.


Southern boost for summer cargo flights
3 Dec 2020   /

Southern boost for summer cargo flights

Christchurch Airport says it will see a boost in cargo flights this summer following more Government support for the International Air Freight Capacity (IAFC) scheme.


CIAL: Domestic doing “as well, if not better” than pre-Covid
6 Nov 2020   /

CIAL: Domestic doing “as well, if not better” than pre-Covid

Trans-Tasman travel will bring enough business to keep the sector happy for a couple of years, says the airport operator.


CIAL sets early 2021 for Tarras airport update
2 Nov 2020   /

CIAL sets early 2021 for Tarras airport update

The proposed Otago airport could open around 2030, says Christchurch Airport.


CIAL profit, revenue, passenger numbers fall in FY20
28 Sep 2020   /

CIAL profit, revenue, passenger numbers fall in FY20

However, NZ remains “a highly desirable and attractive destination”, says the airport operator.


Christchurch Airport suspends dividends, secures $155m debt
20 Aug 2020   /

Christchurch Airport suspends dividends, secures $155m debt

Christchurch Airport will suspend dividend payments until it complies with renegotiated bank covenants.


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.


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.


New charter service between Seoul and Christchurch
26 Nov 2019   /

New charter service between Seoul and Christchurch

Korean Air will launch a new direct seasonal charter service between Seoul and Christchurch.


Tourism accelerator to tackle industry issues
18 Dec 2018   /

Tourism accelerator to tackle industry issues

A new approach to tackling the systemic problems handicapping the tourism sector is get underway next year with the backing of industry leaders Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Christchurch International Airport.


Skyline Enterprises director appointed to CIAL board
9 Oct 2018   /

Skyline Enterprises director appointed to CIAL board

Skyline Enterprises director Sarah Ottrey has been appointed to the board of Christchurch International Airport Limited.


Christchurch Airport ups the ante with retail and Alipay extensions
3 Oct 2018   /

Christchurch Airport ups the ante with retail and Alipay extensions

Christchurch Airport is doubling the size of the retail space at its international lounge following the appointment of a new global concessionaire.


Watson: “Flying in formation” essential for NZ visitor distribution
17 Jul 2018   /

Watson: “Flying in formation” essential for NZ visitor distribution

South Island regions must join together to develop the mainland’s visitor economy, says CIAL’s Justin Watson.


Christchurch Airport named one of world’s best
23 Mar 2018   /

Christchurch Airport named one of world’s best

Christchurch Airport has just been named one of the world’s best at the World Airport Awards in Stockholm.


NZ-made driverless vehicle joins airport trial
15 Mar 2018   /

NZ-made driverless vehicle joins airport trial

New Zealand’s first on-road testing of fully autonomous vehicles will change up a gear later this year with the inclusion of the first locally designed and built vehicle.


Christchurch Airport: December busiest month ever
11 Jan 2018   /

Christchurch Airport: December busiest month ever

Statistics reveal the number of passengers through the terminal was the highest number for any month on record.