Airways New Zealand - Latest News [Page 2]

Nelson’s New Air Traffic Control Tower Open for Business

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 6:25 pm | Airways New Zealand

Nelson’s New Air Traffic Control Tower Open for Business Airways today opened its new air traffic control tower at Nelson Airport. The new tower will support more than 46,000 flights that arrive into and depart one of New Zealand’s busiest regional ... More >>

New Wellington air traffic control tower ready for take off

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 12:20 pm | Airways New Zealand

Senior Wellington air traffic controller Nathan O'Keeffe sits on position in the new Wellington air traffic control tower. More >>

New Zealand exports simulation technology to Lebanon

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:13 am | Airways New Zealand

Air traffic controllers in Lebanon will soon be training in a ‘real world’ air traffic environment using highly advanced simulation technology developed in New Zealand. More >>

Airways Launches Inaugral Drone Report

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 2:45 pm | Airways New Zealand

New Zealand’s drone services market is taking off but safety is a major concern according to a new state of the industry report released today by Airways. Based on a national survey of drone operators, the report provides an in-depth look at ... More >>

Saudi Arabian students graduate as air traffic controllers

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 11:56 am | Airways New Zealand

A group of 29 Saudi Arabian students have graduated from Airways New Zealand’s air traffic control training programme, as the organisation further cements its reputation across the Middle East for providing high quality training services. More >>

Invercargill gets first digital air traffic control tower

Monday, 7 May 2018, 1:12 pm | Airways New Zealand

Invercargill Airport will be the first airport in New Zealand to have its air traffic control tower replaced with a digital system operated from a remote location. Air Navigation Services Provider Airways today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking ... More >>

Airways statement re: near miss with drone

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 2:59 pm | Airways New Zealand

Air traffic control organisation Airways New Zealand says it is concerned about an increasing number of drone sightings in controlled airspace. More >>

Airways welcomes Zephyr flying taxi to NZ airspace

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:10 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways today announced it is piloting future technologies needed to support the arrival of autonomous flying vehicles in New Zealand airspace. This follows confirmation by Zephyr Airworks that it will develop and test its air taxi, called Cora, in New ... More >>

Safety, innovation and an eye to the future

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 9:18 am | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand today reported a strong operational, safety and financial performance for the half year ending 31 December 2017. More >>

New Zealand to trial drone traffic management system

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 8:24 am | Airways New Zealand

Airways is calling for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), or drone, users to take part in the trial of New Zealand’s first UAV traffic management (UTM) platform. Airways has partnered with global airspace management provider AirMap to deliver the platform ... More >>

Airways unveils future digital air traffic control tower

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 5:40 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand is demonstrating a prototype digital air traffic control tower at Auckland Airport, it announced today. The air traffic control organisation is assessing how the technology could increase aviation safety, extend the hours of ... More >>

Airways New Zealand reports strong full year result

Monday, 13 November 2017, 3:13 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has reported another strong operating profit during a year in which it has supported continued industry growth and safety within the aviation industry, Airways Chair Judy Kirk said today. More >>

Airways Tackles Fuel Shortage with Increased Conservation

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 9:34 am | Airways New Zealand

New Zealand’s air traffic control provider is implementing fuel conservation measures to help alleviate the impact of the Auckland aviation fuel shortage. It expects up to 10 days of disruption to passengers while Airways enforces stricter air traffic ... More >>

Airways Chair Judy Kirk announces appointment of new CEO

Friday, 7 July 2017, 10:34 am | Airways New Zealand

Airways NZ is delighted to announce the appointment of Graeme Sumner to the role of CEO. More >>

Airways supports first Rocket Lab test launch

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 7:23 pm | Airways New Zealand

Rocket Lab today conducted the first test launch of its Electron rocket, supported by Airways New Zealand to ensure its safe passage through New Zealand’s airspace. More >>

Wellington’s new air traffic control tower reaches height

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 10:15 am | Airways New Zealand

Wellington’s iconic new air traffic control tower has marked a major milestone in its construction with the control cab roof craned into place today. The tower that has been designed to look as if it is leaning into Wellington’s prevailing ... More >>

Ed Sims joins WestJet as EVP, Commercial

Monday, 1 May 2017, 2:07 pm | Airways New Zealand

Canadian airline WestJet has announced the appointment of Ed Sims as Executive Vice-President, Commercial. His role has responsibility for all aspects of the commercial function within WestJet including sales, marketing, product, network planning, revenue management, ... More >>

Airways teams with NASA for super-pressure balloon launch

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 4:56 pm | Airways New Zealand

NASA has successfully launched its super-pressure scientific balloon from Wanaka aerodrome today, with Airways New Zealand safely managing the balloon’s ascent into near space. More >>

Airways New Zealand marks 30 years of operations

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4:54 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The air navigation services provider (ANSP) was one of New Zealand’s first State Owned Enterprises and one of the first ANSPs to corporatise globally. More >>

Airways NZ welcomes trans-Tasman aviation industry group

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 12:38 pm | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand CEO Ed Sims congratulates the founding members of Airlines for Australia and New Zealand (A4ANZ) which launched today. More >>