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Cargo Monitor: Low Airfreight Capacity Set To Continue As Demand Ramps Up

Monday, 14 December 2020, 8:06 am | Auckland Airport

Air cargo capacity is failing to keep pace with demand as economies begin the post-COVID rebuild and it’s a situation that’s set to continue well into the new year. International cargo capacity at Auckland Airport fell 38% year-on-year in October and is predicted ... More >>

Travel Advice: How Kiwis Can Take Off Perfectly On Their Summer Holidays

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 12:36 pm | Auckland Airport

In the year of COVID-19, the busiest days for domestic travel at Auckland Airport have moved from early December to closer to Christmas, with travellers more likely to fly for leisure than business. Anna Cassels-Brown, General Manager Operations, ... More >>

Auckland Airport Continues Strong Run On Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 8:09 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport’s efforts at waste minimisation, achieving science-based carbon-reduction targets and encouraging diversity in the workforce have been recognised by inclusion again in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Asia Pacific. André Lovatt, General ... More >>

Auckland Airport Digital Twin Maps Course For International Award

Monday, 30 November 2020, 8:23 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport’s development of Building Information Models (BIM) – or digital replicas of buildings – to support the design and management of key infrastructure assets, has been celebrated with a prestigious international award. Auckland Airport ... More >>

Airport Firefighters Putting Best Foot Forward To Meet Highest Challenge

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 6:13 pm | Auckland Airport

In 15 years of Sky Tower Stair Challenge fundraising for charity, Auckland Airport’s fire rescue crews have climbed seven times the height of Everest, raising more than half a million dollars. The money raised by the Airport Emergency Services (AES) ... More >>

Generous Travellers Spread Christmas Cheer For South Auckland Charities

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 10:08 am | Auckland Airport

Traveller numbers might be well down at Auckland Airport, but their generosity is still flying high with $100,000 to be shared out to South Auckland charities through the Twelve Days of Christmas grants programme. Each year, unwanted currency placed ... More >>

Runway Resurfacing: Auckland Airport Brings Forward Next Major Runway Maintenance Project

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 6:35 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has confirmed plans for a second major maintenance project on its runway, again taking advantage of the reduction in the number of flights brought about by COVID-19 to complete important infrastructure work. Auckland Airport’s ... More >>

Big Moves On Auckland Airport Roading Network

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 5:26 pm | Auckland Airport

COVID-19 might have slowed international passenger numbers but work on Auckland Airport’s roading network continues to crank up. From next Tuesday, 27 October, the main route into the airport will close over four consecutive nights until Saturday, ... More >>

Protective Layers Safeguard Travellers As Australian Flights Take-off

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 11:21 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is ready to welcome more airlines on the trans-Tasman route as Jetstar and Qantas resume services this Friday, with various technology trials underway at the airport to protect the health and safety of passengers. The Jetstar and Qantas More >>

Auckland Airport Innovation Brings International Terminal Shopping To Domestic Travellers

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 6:49 am | Auckland Airport

While the fun and excitement of international travel might be on hold for now, Auckland Airport is innovating to bring some of the shopping experience of the international terminal to domestic travellers. From today, people flying out of Auckland Airport’s ... More >>

Statement From Auckland Airport

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 1:58 pm | Auckland Airport

The domestic terminal was evacuated at 9.40am today, while police investigated reports of a suspicious package. Passengers are now being readmitted to the terminal. Auckland Airport thanks passengers for their patience. For any further details, please get ... More >>

Kiwis Launch Into School Holidays With Smooth Departures At Auckland Airport

Friday, 25 September 2020, 1:42 pm | Auckland Airport

Kiwi travellers have taken smoothly to new travel protocols at Auckland Airport in the first school-holiday travel period under Alert Level 2. The domestic terminal was on track to have more than 19,000 passengers today – one of the busiest days ... More >>

School Holiday Take Off: Advice For Travellers Passing Through Auckland Airport

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 5:44 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is preparing for its first school holiday season at Alert Level 2, as thousands of Kiwis get ready to fly around the country. Almost 21,000 travellers are expected to pass through Auckland Airport on Friday – one of the busiest days ... More >>

Cargo Monitor: Polar Air Cargo Adds Much Needed Capacity

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 4:32 pm | Auckland Airport

Freight-only operator Polar Air Cargo touches down at Auckland Airport for the first time today in what will be a regular weekly connection between Sydney, Australia and Seoul Incheon Airport, South Korea. It becomes the sixth airline operating scheduled ... More >>

FY20 Annual Results: Rapid Response Mitigates Historic Impact Of COVID-19

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 11:14 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport today announced its financial results for the 12 months ended 30 June 2020. Auckland Airport Chair Patrick Strange said: “The last six months have been the most challenging of Auckland Airport’s 54-year history. The global pandemic ... More >>

Auckland Airport Completes Runway Maintenance Project

Friday, 14 August 2020, 9:46 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport’s runway will return to its full length on Monday morning after a successful maintenance programme to replace 280 large slabs of concrete. On 24 May, the runway was reduced by 1100m to allow for planned maintenance to take place ... More >>

Auckland Airport Expects Busy Day At The Domestic Terminal And Offers Advice To Travellers

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 11:42 am | Auckland Airport

Travellers are asked to prepare ahead of coming to Auckland Airport today, with more than 13,000 people expected to pass through the domestic terminal doors following the decision to move the Auckland region to Alert Level 3. We are asking that only ... More >>

Auckland Airport’s international terminal to be split

Monday, 3 August 2020, 3:33 pm | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport’s international terminal will be separated into two zones as part of a plan to protect the health and safety of people flying to and from countries with which New Zealand has formed a safe travel bubble. More >>

Auckland Airport’s international terminal to be split

Monday, 3 August 2020, 3:31 pm | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport’s international terminal will be separated into two zones as part of a plan to protect the health and safety of people flying to and from countries with which New Zealand has formed a safe travel bubble. More >>

Domestic Travel Takes Off For July School Holidays

Friday, 3 July 2020, 8:09 am | Auckland Airport

New Zealanders are getting out and enjoying their own back yard with Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown the top destinations for passengers departing from Auckland Airport over the school holidays. July school holidays are traditionally the busiest ... More >>