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Flying from the South Island into the future

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:31 pm | Christchurch Airport

Flying from the South Island into the future – without a pilot South Island testing of autonomous air travel is being welcomed by Christchurch Airport. California-based company Kitty Hawk, operating as Zephyr Airworks in New Zealand, has revealed it’s ... More >>

Record passengers drive half-year result

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 8:49 am | Christchurch Airport

Total operating revenue for the six months to 31 December 2017 was $88.9 million, up $2.4m (2.8%) compared to the same period last year. Surplus after tax was $19.3 million, up $1.1m (5.8%) compared to the same period last year, allowing the Board ... More >>

Another month, another record set at Christchurch Airport

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 12:03 pm | Christchurch Airport

Another month, another record at Christchurch Airport. Figures just in show the record set in December 2017, for busiest month on record, was beaten in January. A new record of 195,881 international passengers in January beat the December record by four per ... More >>

Christchurch NZ’s fastest growing entry point for Chinese

Friday, 9 February 2018, 1:10 pm | Christchurch Airport

Statistics show the airport’s Chinese visitor arrivals grew by 59% in December. In that month alone, we added 2,144 more Chinese visitor arrivals, more than 60% of the total increase for the whole of New Zealand (3392). More >>

Busiest month ever at Christchurch Airport

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 11:52 am | Christchurch Airport

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

More cargo planes herald the key export season

Monday, 4 December 2017, 11:48 am | Christchurch Airport

More cargo planes herald the key export season for South Island Eagle-eyed planespotters are noticing increasing visits by cargo planes to Christchurch Airport at the moment. This signals the start of the key export season and highlights the valuable contribution ... More >>

Christchurch Airport Wins Award for Energy Efficiency

Friday, 1 December 2017, 10:05 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has taken out the Efficiency Champion category of the Sustainable Business Network Awards after dramatically reducing its energy use and focusing on using cleaner energy sources. More >>

Global Aviation Upgrade Trial Comes to Christchurch

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:19 pm | Christchurch Airport

A trial to bring a global aviation navigation upgrade programme to the South Island has been announced in Christchurch today by Airways New Zealand, Board of Airline Representatives New Zealand (BARNZ), Christchurch Airport and New Southern Sky. More >>

Christchurch Airport 2040 revealed

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 12:05 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has an eye on the future and has today revealed its vision for the airport in 2040. More >>

Profit lifts 50% at Christchurch Airport

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 2:58 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport (CIAL) has today announced increased net profit, revenue, and total declared dividends as a result of record passenger numbers and strong property growth. Christchurch Airport’s Net Profit after Tax for FY17 grew $21.5 million ... More >>

Daily flights to China a big boost for the South Island

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 3:04 pm | Christchurch Airport

Daily flights to China a big boost for the South Island The partnership between Christchurch Airport and China Southern Airlines is going from strength to strength and helping boost tourism and trade for the South Island. The Chinese airline will increase its ... More >>

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 >>



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