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Back by popular demand – Christchurch to Rarotonga direct

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 11:47 am | Christchurch Airport

Back by popular demand – Christchurch to Rarotonga direct Direct flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga are about to be re-introduced, in time for South Islanders to plan a 2016 winter getaway. Virgin Australia has just announced it will offer the flights ... More >>

Scholarship generates new tablet-based app for safer skies

Monday, 16 November 2015, 1:23 pm | Christchurch Airport

Funding from an aviation safety scholarship was vital to the development of a new app that’s currently being trialled in the South Island to help improve safety in New Zealand’s airspace. Created to reduce controllers’ workload at peak times, ... More >>

Christchurch International Airport joins Global campaign

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 3:59 pm | Christchurch Airport

Landmarks around New Zealand will be lit up alongside international landmarks in a campaign for World Prematurity Day on 17 November. More >>

Christchurch Airport begins work on hotel

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 3:41 pm | Christchurch Airport

Increasing passenger numbers through Christchurch Airport and strong tourism growth forecasts are prompting the airport to begin work on a second hotel on the campus to complement the newly upgraded Sudima Hotel. More >>

Three grants for South Islanders doing business with China

Friday, 18 September 2015, 9:53 am | Christchurch Airport

The first three grants have been awarded from the “New Horizons Fund”, started to help regional South Island tourism operators capture the opportunities from the growing China market. More >>

Christchurch Airport gains altitude

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 1:43 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport (CIAL) has today announced underlying Net Profit after Tax up 110% to $37.8 million and total declared dividends up 171% to $20.6 million. More >>

JR/Duty Free Extends Partnership At Christchurch Airport

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 1:44 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) and international duty free operator JR/Duty Free (JR) have extended their duty free partnership at Christchurch Airport to the middle of 2023. JR has also entered into a seven-year lease agreement with ... More >>

China Southern Airlines to fly between the SI and China

Friday, 28 August 2015, 11:12 am | Christchurch Airport

China Southern Airlines to fly between the South Island and China The South Island tourism industry has formed a partnership with Asia’s largest airline which will see a new year-round air service begin in December 2015. China Southern Airlines, ... More >>

New summer service between Christchurch and Brisbane

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 2:34 pm | Christchurch Airport

Strong demand for the South Island has seen Qantas add extra flights through the main gateway, Christchurch Airport, over the coming summer. South Island travellers will have the choice of an extra 48 return services between Christchurch and Brisbane ... More >>

Ate, shopped, won ... a trip to Singapore

Friday, 3 July 2015, 11:34 am | Christchurch Airport

Shopping at Christchurch Airport has won a Sumner resident a trip for two to Singapore. Wendy Courtois shopped at JR Duty Free, one of the airport stores which ran the “Eat, Shop, Win” competition during the month of June. She was one of more than 12,000 ... More >>

Another new service for Christchurch and the South Island

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 11:46 am | Christchurch Airport

Another new service for Christchurch and the South Island China Airlines, Taiwan’s leading airline, has announced a new international service from Taipei to Christchurch via Melbourne for the coming summer, complementing its existing service from Taipei ... More >>

Christchurch Airport welcomes Jetstar expansion

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 3:21 pm | Christchurch Airport

Today’s announcement that Jetstar is expanding its domestic services into regional New Zealand centres is being welcomed by Christchurch Airport. More >>

New Look Christchurch Airport Marathon

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 9:33 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Winner & Weather Welcomes New Look Christchurch Airport Marathon The Christchurch Airport Marathon was welcomed back to the central city today when perfect weather, a huge spectator turn out and a fast new central city course produced ... More >>

More air services a huge boost to the South Island economy

Monday, 18 May 2015, 11:04 am | Christchurch Airport

The leading airline in Taiwan, China Airlines, has just announced its first season of flying to Christchurch has been so successful, it will expand the service for the entire upcoming summer. The airline says the increased services – and thousands ... More >>

New Horizons for regional South Island

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:57 am | Christchurch Airport

A new fund has been announced this morning to help regional South Island tourism operators capture the tsunami of opportunities from the growing China market. The ‘New Horizons Fund’ is a regional economic development programme initiated by ... More >>

International passenger numbers grow at Christchurch Airport

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 1:22 pm | Christchurch Airport

New statistics show a 15 per cent increase in international passenger numbers at Christchurch Airport over the past month. International passenger numbers into Christchurch grew at twice last month’s national growth of 7.6 per cent, including growth across ... More >>

Every Day a Different Journey Campaign Promotes South Island

Monday, 16 February 2015, 12:50 pm | Christchurch Airport

SYDNEY, 16 February 2015: Tourism New Zealand and Christchurch Airport have launched the latest campaign promoting the South Island of New Zealand as the ultimate destination for Australians. More >>

Dunedin air traffic controller awarded scholarship

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 2:43 pm | Christchurch Airport

Airways New Zealand air traffic controller Hadley Cave has been awarded the 2015 Jilly Murphy Scholarship for Aviation Safety. The $5000 scholarship is jointly offered by Airways and Christchurch International Airport Ltd in memory of air traffic controller ... More >>

China Southern Airlines returns to Christchurch

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 3:38 pm | Christchurch Airport

Hundreds of Chinese travellers will celebrate Chinese New Year this month by travelling to the South Island. More >>

More Fijian holidays predicted for South Islanders

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:54 am | Christchurch Airport

More than fifty-three-thousand South Islanders can’t be wrong ... and even more will soon holiday in Fiji, thanks to extra flights just announced for Christchurch Airport. Fiji Airways will begin a permanent second service each week between Christchurch ... More >>



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