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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 >>

New ‘dogged’ approach to safety at Christchurch Airport

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 10:50 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has welcomed a new ‘employee’ – and provided her with her own water bowl and a kennel to sleep in. ‘Jet’ is a 14 week old purebred border collie puppy who will soon be gainfully employed scaring birds away from the ... More >>

Government Support for Airport’s “Welcome China” Project

Friday, 7 November 2014, 1:07 pm | Christchurch Airport

Plans to welcome more Chinese visitors to the South Island have been boosted by today’s Government funding for Christchurch Airport’s “Welcome China” project. More >>

“China Ready” seminars back by popular demand

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:22 am | Christchurch Airport

Increasing numbers of Chinese visitors arriving into Christchurch Airport has seen southern tourism and business operators sign up for seminars which help them roll out the welcome mat. More >>

Christchurch Airport nets safety award

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 3:22 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has won a 2014 Airport Safety Award for its new health and safety reporting website, visABILITY. More >>

Growth in passenger numbers drives Airport result

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:06 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) has reported encouraging growth in its operating performance for the year ended 30 June 2014, driven by revenue growth across all aspects of the business – aeronautical, commercial and property. Chairman ... More >>

New partnership for Christchurch Airport announced in China

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 4:32 pm | Christchurch Airport

A new strategic partnership has been announced in China between Christchurch Airport and GZL International Travel Service Ltd, one of China’s largest travel agencies. More >>

Mayor accepts Christchurch Airport’s request to visit China

Friday, 5 September 2014, 11:18 am | Christchurch Airport

Over the past twelve months, Christchurch has been the fastest growing entry point for Chinese visitors arriving into New Zealand and China has been one of New Zealand’s fastest growing tourism markets. More >>

Campaign invites Aussies to road trip the South Island

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:39 pm | Christchurch Airport

The South Island tourism industry has a new message for its Australian neighbours: from the West Coast to Wanaka, Marlborough to Queenstown and Southland and everything in between – nothing beats a South Island Road Trip. Christchurch Airport and Tourism ... More >>

Auckland Bound Flight Stranded For Five Hours

Monday, 14 July 2014, 1:55 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport can confirm a China Southern Airlines flight was diverted here this morning because of fog at Auckland Airport. The plane sat on the tarmac here for five hours before departing for Auckland. When an international flight is diverted ... More >>

Christchurch Airport celebrates ten years of Emirates

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 10:11 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport is today celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Emirates service which has expanded South Islanders’ access to the world. More >>

Airport taxi drop-off location about to change

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 2:11 pm | Christchurch Airport

Safety is one of the reasons taxi customers at Christchurch Airport will soon be collected from a new specifically designated area outside the terminal. Chief Commercial Officer Blair Forgie says the current drop-off zone under the main parking building ... More >>

Christchurch Airport clears the site for Spitfire Square

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 12:12 pm | Christchurch Airport

Construction of a retail precinct at Christchurch Airport comes a step closer this month with the demolition of a building on Memorial Avenue. More >>

Christchurch Airport celebrates Jetstar’s fifth birthday

Monday, 9 June 2014, 10:57 am | Christchurch Airport

Orange balloon towers are in place in the Jetstar area of Christchurch Airport this week as part of a week-long celebration of the airline’s fifth birthday. The airline has been operating domestic services into and out of Christchurch since June 2009 ... More >>



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