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New opportunities and new horizons for tourism operators

Friday, 18 August 2017, 10:49 am | Christchurch Airport

Four more South Island tourism companies have today been named as recipients of the ‘New Horizons Fund’ support programme to help them make the most of opportunities from the rapidly growing China market. More >>

Convention Centre critical to city

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 3:39 pm | Christchurch Airport

Brilliant news for New Zealand, the South Island and our city. More >>

Christchurch Airport to boost Chinese visitor spending

Friday, 21 April 2017, 9:38 am | Christchurch Airport

21 April 2017: Christchurch Airport has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba, the world’s largest retail commerce company, to connect small and regional New Zealand businesses with Chinese visitors before, during and after their visit, ... More >>

International passenger growth drives 13% rise in dividends

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:36 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport is reporting an increased profit for the six months to 31 December as a result of strong international passenger growth. More >>

New Zealand’s first Smart Shuttle unveiled in Christchurch

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 11:21 am | Christchurch Airport

The future arrived at Christchurch Airport this morning, with the introduction of the fully autonomous Smart Shuttle for New Zealand’s first on-road research trial. More >>

Winter sun for South Islanders– Christchurch to Rarotonga

Friday, 9 December 2016, 1:54 pm | Christchurch Airport

South Islanders wanting sun next winter can book direct flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga right now for next winter. More >>

China Southern Airlines increases flights

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 1:24 pm | Christchurch Airport

A significant vote of confidence in the South Island has come today with news China Southern Airlines will increase its direct services to Christchurch over the important summer season. More >>

Christchurch’s daily A380 points to record summer

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 11:51 am | Christchurch Airport

The arrival of the first scheduled A380 into the South Island will contribute to a record summer of visitors through Christchurch Airport. The daily arrival and departure of the world’s largest passenger aircraft will add more than 100,000 extra airline ... More >>

One-day viewing area for the arrival of the A380

Friday, 21 October 2016, 1:50 pm | Christchurch Airport

The day Christchurch plane-spotters have been waiting for is nearly here. Monday October 31 will see the 1.45pm arrival of the first scheduled A380 aircraft at Christchurch Airport, ahead of an on-going daily service. To give as many people as possible the ... More >>

New Zealand's first trial of autonomous vehicle announced

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 12:06 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch will host New Zealand’s first trial of a fully autonomous electric vehicle next year. More >>

Christchurch to welcome world’s largest passenger aircraft

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 12:18 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport is welcoming today’s announcement Emirates will soon fly the world’s largest passenger aircraft into Christchurch every day. More >>

Christchurch Airport sets multiple records in FY16

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 11:53 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport set an all-time record of 6.3 million passengers for financial year 2016 (FY16) through servicing the South Island tourism market, and in doing so pumped more than $180 million in new GDP into the regions of the South Island ... More >>

New Seoul-Christchurch charter service to meet demand

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 1:11 pm | Christchurch Airport

Demand from Korean travellers wanting to tour the South Island has led to a new charter service for the coming summer. From December 2 to January 28, Asiana Airlines will fly a weekly service between Incheon, Seoul and Christchurch Airport, to bring ... More >>

A Story For Christchurch – by and for people who live here

Monday, 11 July 2016, 11:38 am | Christchurch Airport

A Story For Christchurch – by and for people who live here The things Christchurch people agree on, believe in and are proud of are the findings of a research project released in Christchurch today. A combination of the data from “Share An Idea” ... More >>

Ate, shopped, won … a trip to Thailand!

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 1:33 pm | Christchurch Airport

Elisabeth Button is lucky her brother lives in Melbourne – because flying out of Christchurch Airport to visit him helped her win a trip to Thailand and Singapore. More >>

Christchurch Airport Welcomes ‘Essential’ Convention Centre

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:52 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport, the South Island’s largest tourism business, has warmly welcomed announcement of the timeline and development of the city’s new Convention Centre. Chief Executive Malcolm Johns says a convention centre is an essential piece ... More >>

Contestable fund for new and creative business events

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 12:34 pm | Christchurch Airport

A new fund launched today by Christchurch Airport aims to encourage the development of new and creative incentive itineraries for the Canterbury region. More >>

300 flights and 10 ski fields via Christchurch Airport

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 10:03 am | Christchurch Airport

Australian skiers are welcoming 300 extra winter flights into Christchurch, putting more than ten Canterbury ski fields just one easy flight from home. More >>

Christchurch Airport to build a new hotel on campus

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 12:58 pm | Christchurch Airport

• New 200-room Novotel hotel to open late 2017 • Direct response to increasing passenger numbers • $80m investment Record passenger growth at Christchurch Airport will see the airport company build a new Novotel hotel, 200-rooms and 4.5 stars, ... More >>

Tourism drives records at Christchurch Airport

Monday, 21 March 2016, 9:04 am | Christchurch Airport

A record-breaking run of aeronautical growth and solid cost control are major factors in Christchurch Airport lifting its first-half profit by 63 per cent. More >>

 

 

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