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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 >>

Qantas to commence year round Christchurch-Brisbane flights

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 12:14 pm | Christchurch Airport

A record-breaking summer at Christchurch Airport and a stellar result from its seasonal service has prompted Qantas to expand the service to operate all year round. More >>

New Marketing Manager for Christchurch Airport

Monday, 1 February 2016, 3:41 pm | Christchurch Airport

Sarah Carrick-Leslie will begin the new role for the gateway to the South Island on February 22, after more than five years as National Advertising Manager for PGG Wrightson. More >>

China Southern Airlines begins new service to South Island

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 5:26 pm | Christchurch Airport

Asia’s largest airline has begun an historic year-round service between Guangzhou and Christchurch, with the first Dreamliner carrying several VIPs landing just before 5pm. More >>

Record breaking summer at Christchurch Airport

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 11:16 am | Christchurch Airport

A record summer is underway at Christchurch Airport, with a 16 percent increase in passenger numbers driving around $150 million of new GDP into the regions of the South Island. More >>

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 >>



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