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Airways trains next contingent

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 4:23 pm | Airways New Zealand

Thirty Saudi Arabian students have arrived in New Zealand to start air traffic control training with air traffic services provider Airways. More >>

Airways NZ and Aviation Australia to launch training centre

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 4:54 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand and Aviation Australia have announced they will open a purpose-built air traffic control training centre for international students in Brisbane. The joint venture is the first move under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between New ... More >>

World record hot air balloon attempt reaches New Zealand

Friday, 15 July 2016, 2:27 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand confirms the hot air balloon carrying Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhovon on his world record attempt to circumnavigate the globe has entered New Zealand airspace. More >>

'Green' flight demonstrates sustainability progress

Sunday, 3 July 2016, 8:05 pm | Airways New Zealand

The Asia and Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) says United Airlines’ inaugural San Francisco to Auckland flight which touched down at Auckland Airport this morning demonstrates the great leaps being made towards a more sustainable aviation ... More >>

Airways and NATS confirm co-operation agreement

Monday, 27 June 2016, 9:53 am | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand and UK-based NATS have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) setting the foundation for collaboration between the two air navigation services providers (ANSP). The deal aimed at enhancing air traffic management (ATM) capabilities ... More >>

Airways secures major contract for Samoa airport upgrade

Friday, 10 June 2016, 3:27 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has been awarded a major World Bank funded contract by the Samoa Airport Authority to assist with the upgrade of air traffic management systems and infrastructure at Faleolo International Airport. The World Bank is funding a $US ... More >>

Aviation growth changes air traffic management prices

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:38 am | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has today confirmed new prices for its air traffic management services to airlines, light aircraft and general aviation operators. More >>

Mission complete for air controllers - NASA Balloon launches

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 3:20 pm | Airways New Zealand

The job of an air traffic controller traditionally consists of keeping aircraft separated in controlled airspace. But today was no ordinary day for Airways controller Shailendra Pandaram – when the ‘aircraft’ he saw on his radar screen was a massive 90-metre-diameter, ... More >>

New appointment to reduce aviation’s environmental footprint

Friday, 6 May 2016, 1:52 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has announced today that it will play a top role in minimising the environmental impacts of aviation by heading up ASPIRE– the Asia and South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions. More >>

Asia Pacific aviation summit secures international deal

Friday, 6 May 2016, 11:55 am | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to improve capabilities in air traffic management. The MOU was signed by Airways CEO Ed Sims and CAAS Director-General Kevin Shum during ... More >>

Minister of Transport unveils new Queenstown runway lights

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:16 am | Airways New Zealand

Minister of Transport Simon Bridges has tonight officially inspected and switched on the new runway lights in Queenstown, a key milestone in getting Queenstown Airport ready to receive after-dark flights. More >>

Queenstown summit on Asia Pacific air traffic growth

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 1:31 pm | Airways New Zealand

Some of Asia Pacific’s most senior aviation leaders will converge on Queenstown this week to discuss the challenges of unprecedented global air traffic growth in the region. More >>

Queenstown’s new runway lights caught on film

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 5:37 pm | Airways New Zealand

Queenstown Airport’s new runway, taxiway, approach and apron lights have been extensively tested over the past week and can now be seen in full glory in video footage released by Airways New Zealand today. More >>

Queenstown’s new runway lights to be put to the test

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 12:18 pm | Airways New Zealand

New runway, taxiway, approach and apron lights are now in place ready to greet pilots and passengers flying into Queenstown Airport after dark, and will be fully put to the test over the next week. More >>

Put safety first during NASA balloon launch

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 2:23 pm | Airways New Zealand

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) users are being urged to keep clear of Wanaka aerodrome when NASA launches a super-pressure scientific balloon into near space. More >>

Students begin Airways ATC training in Puerto Rico

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 10:45 am | Airways New Zealand

An air traffic control (ATC) training programme helping Airways New Zealand students to gain work with one of Europe’s premier air traffic services providers has been launched today at World ATM Congress in Madrid. More >>

Strong support for NZ aviation drives Airways’ result

Friday, 26 February 2016, 12:05 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand today reported an interim net profit after tax (NOPAT) of $11.5m for the six months ended 31 December, 2015, an improvement on the prior year’s $6.6m result. The air navigation services provider has delivered consistently high ... More >>

Human factors passion leads to aviation safety scholarship

Friday, 12 February 2016, 4:39 pm | Airways New Zealand

A former commercial pilot with a passion for understanding the ‘human factors’ of aviation safety has been awarded the 2016 Jilly Murphy Memorial Scholarship for Aviation Safety. Kate Cook now works in the operational safety team of Airways New ... More >>

Airways New Zealand Welcomes New Board Director

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:11 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand Welcomes New Board Director Experienced director and business leader Judy Kirk ONZM has joined the Board of Airways New Zealand, the air navigation service provider, effective 1 January 2016. Kirk has extensive directorship experience ... More >>

Drone users reminded to keep off Santa's naughty list

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 3:14 pm | Airways New Zealand

The growing popularity of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) and a fourfold increase in incidents has prompted Airways New Zealand and the Civil Aviation Authority to remind those who find one under their Christmas tree to think safety first. More >>

   

 

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