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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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