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Airways supports first Rocket Lab test launch

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 7:23 pm | Airways New Zealand

Rocket Lab today conducted the first test launch of its Electron rocket, supported by Airways New Zealand to ensure its safe passage through New Zealand’s airspace. More >>

Wellington’s new air traffic control tower reaches height

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 10:15 am | Airways New Zealand

Wellington’s iconic new air traffic control tower has marked a major milestone in its construction with the control cab roof craned into place today. The tower that has been designed to look as if it is leaning into Wellington’s prevailing ... More >>

Ed Sims joins WestJet as EVP, Commercial

Monday, 1 May 2017, 2:07 pm | Airways New Zealand

Canadian airline WestJet has announced the appointment of Ed Sims as Executive Vice-President, Commercial. His role has responsibility for all aspects of the commercial function within WestJet including sales, marketing, product, network planning, revenue management, ... More >>

Airways teams with NASA for super-pressure balloon launch

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 4:56 pm | Airways New Zealand

NASA has successfully launched its super-pressure scientific balloon from Wanaka aerodrome today, with Airways New Zealand safely managing the balloon’s ascent into near space. More >>

Airways New Zealand marks 30 years of operations

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4:54 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The air navigation services provider (ANSP) was one of New Zealand’s first State Owned Enterprises and one of the first ANSPs to corporatise globally. More >>

Airways NZ welcomes trans-Tasman aviation industry group

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 12:38 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand CEO Ed Sims congratulates the founding members of Airlines for Australia and New Zealand (A4ANZ) which launched today. More >>

Airways NZ launches new aeronautical services company

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 12:17 pm | Airways New Zealand

Aeropath provides aeronautical services with a focus on assisting aviation organisations to make their way along the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) aeronautical information management (AIM) roadmap and performance-based navigation (PBN) implementation ... More >>

New Air Traffic Management Platform for Airways NZ

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 11:36 am | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand announced today it will replace its current air traffic management (ATM) platforms in a $58m project over the next four years. Following a full procurement process Airways has awarded a contract to global science and technology company Leidos ... More >>

Airways and Aireon to Cooperate on South Pacific Validation

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 12:44 pm | Airways New Zealand

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (28 February 2017) - Airways New Zealand, New Zealand’s Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) and Aireon LLC announced today that they have signed an agreement in principle to enter into an operational validation trial. More >>

Airways reports strong half year result

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:31 am | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand today announced its interim results for the period ending 31 December 2016, reporting a strong operational, safety and financial performance. More >>

Online training service nets aviation safety scholarship win

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:29 pm | Airways New Zealand

A project to set up free online training materials and animations is the recipient of this year’s Jilly Murphy Memorial Scholarship for Aviation Safety. Airways CEO Ed Sims, a member of the judging panel, says it was great to see the issue of airport ... More >>

Airways Chair Judy Kirk announces resignation of CEO Ed Sims

Friday, 17 February 2017, 12:32 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand Chair Judy Kirk has today confirmed the resignation of Chief Executive Ed Sims after six years leading the state-owned enterprise. More >>

Busiest summer on record for New Zealand’s skies

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 9:42 am | Airways New Zealand

Air traffic volumes in New Zealand are reaching record levels this summer as the aviation industry experiences a period of exceptional growth. More >>

UAV flights on the rise - 25,000 recorded in two years

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 4:12 pm | Airways New Zealand

The number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flights in New Zealand is rapidly increasing according to the latest figures from airshare.co.nz . So, those lucky enough to be gifted a UAV this Christmas are reminded to make sure they know their responsibilities ... More >>

Saudi Arabian air traffic controllers graduate in NZ

Friday, 18 November 2016, 10:53 am | Airways New Zealand

A group of Saudi Arabian students have graduated from air traffic control studies with Airways New Zealand today, as the organisation helps to fill a critical gap globally for training of air traffic controllers. More >>

Judy Kirk appointed Chair of Airways New Zealand Board

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 11:01 am | Airways New Zealand

Experienced business leader Judy Kirk ONZM has been appointed Chair of the Board of Airways New Zealand, the country’s air navigation services provider announced today. More >>

Satellite-based aircraft tracking on the way for NZ

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 12:24 pm | Airways New Zealand

A new satellite-supported system designed to replace radar as New Zealand’s main aircraft tracking technology is a step closer. Airways New Zealand has secured a supplier of ground infrastructure for its Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast ... More >>

Pre-flight info in pilots' pockets through IFIS Mobile

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 2:24 pm | Airways New Zealand

Private and recreational pilots can now access the latest pre-flight and weather information on their mobile devices, thanks to Airways NZ’s development of a mobile extension of the Internet Flight Information Service (IFIS) website. More >>

Rocket Lab cleared to launch by Airways New Zealand

Friday, 9 September 2016, 12:38 pm | Airways New Zealand

Rocket Lab has passed a significant milestone in its launch preparations after agreeing with Airways New Zealand how the air navigation service provider will safely support regular rocket launches through New Zealand airspace. More >>

Airways NZ innovation to address US hiring surge

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 2:17 pm | Airways New Zealand

Air traffic controllers (ATCs) in the United States will be recruited using pre-screening assessments designed in New Zealand as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) steps up a major recruitment drive, in a deal with Airways NZ. More >>

 

 

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