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Three Major Tourism Organisations Partner To Attract North American Travellers

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 10:30 am | Auckland Airport

Three of New Zealand’s largest tourism organisations have formed a new partnership to leverage their collective strength to accelerate the return of North American travellers to Aotearoa New Zealand. Tātaki Auckland Unlimited, Auckland Airport, ... More >>

Carry-on: Building A Better Future For Travellers At Auckland Airport As Construction Ramps Up Again

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 6:15 am | Auckland Airport

Suite of major capital expenditure projects to improve how customers experience the airport across terminals, transport and technology World-class Transport Hub to connect to the future combined domestic and international terminal and enable ... More >>

As Travellers Start Coming Back, Activity Returns To Auckland Airport’s Hotel Business

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 7:25 pm | Auckland Airport

As international travel begins its return journey, the Novotel Tainui Auckland Airport Hotel is readying itself to throw open the doors to visitors from around the globe. After two years providing a socially distanced welcome to more than 15,000 returning ... More >>

Auckland Airport’s Biggest Weekend Of Travel Since The Pandemic

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 4:18 pm | Auckland Airport

The reopening of international travel and two long weekends combined with school holidays on both sides of the Tasman will see a bumper Easter weekend of travel at Auckland Airport. Around 33,000 passengers are expected to go through the international ... More >>

Auckland Airport Reconnects With South America

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 4:45 pm | Auckland Airport

After a two-year absence, New Zealand’s direct air connections with South America have been restored with the touch down of LATAM at Auckland Airport this evening. Today’s arrival marks the start of the three times a week service, building to ... More >>

Auckland Airport Brightens Up Travel For People With Hidden Disabilities

Monday, 28 March 2022, 6:50 am | Auckland Airport

As air travel returns, Auckland Airport and Air New Zealand are introducing the Sunflower Hidden Disabilities programme to make it easier for every traveller to take flight. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard, with its cheerful sunflower ... More >>

Auckland Airport Breaks Ground On New Zealand’s First Purpose-built Fashion Outlet Centre

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 7:17 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is laying the foundation for a major new retail development on the airport precinct, with earthworks now underway for the construction of the country’s largest purpose-built fashion outlet centre. The $200 million-plus development will ... More >>

Welcome Back! Auckland Airport Ready To Reunite The World With Aotearoa

Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 11:42 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is celebrating the return of international quarantine-free travel to New Zealand following the announcement today that two years of border restrictions would be coming to an end. Auckland Airport Chief Executive Carrie Hurihanganui said ... More >>

Revenge Travel: As Kiwis Return Home, 100+ Countries Open To NZ Travellers

Friday, 4 March 2022, 6:40 am | Auckland Airport

Almost two years after the border closed, 900 New Zealanders from around the globe are expected to touch down at Auckland Airport tomorrow to waiting friends and family. At the same time, Kiwi travellers will be able to make up for lost time with around ... More >>

Auckland Airport Gets Ready To Welcome Kiwis Home From Australia As Border Restrictions Ease

Friday, 25 February 2022, 5:54 am | Auckland Airport

It will be a soft landing for Kiwis returning home from Australia next week, with five arriving flights and 910 passengers expected to touch down at Auckland Airport on day one of the border reopening. On Monday, four Air New Zealand flights and one ... More >>

Auckland Airport - Interim Financial Results

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 9:31 am | Auckland Airport

FY22 Interim Results: Preparing for the travel restart, Auckland Airport focuses on operational readiness and core infrastructure Auckland Airport today announced its financial results for the six months to 31 December 2021, including incurring ... More >>

When Will Self-isolation Go? Airlines Call For More Clarity On NZ’s Border Reopening Plan

Friday, 4 February 2022, 2:43 pm | Auckland Airport

International airlines are calling for a clear plan around the removal of self-isolation as a requirement for returning travellers, saying they need more certainty so they can plan to return flying here. Interim Chief Executive Mary-Liz Tuck said while ... More >>

Planning For Omicron: Auckland Airport Ready To Play Its Part In Maintaining Critical Airlinks

Friday, 28 January 2022, 11:12 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is responding to growing community transmission of the COVID-19 Omicron variant with contingency plans underway to ensure the ongoing operation of the airport. Auckland Airport is preparing to manage the 24/7 operation of its airfield ... More >>

Smooth Take Off: Thousands On Board As Domestic Air Travel Reopens To And From Auckland

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 3:37 pm | Auckland Airport

The first day of domestic travel brought the buzz back to Auckland Airport after more than 100 days of travel restrictions. People began arriving in the terminal just after 5am ready to catch the first flights out of Auckland, said Anna Cassels-Brown, ... More >>

We Made It Auckland! Auckland Airport Ready To Welcome Back Travellers

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 7:14 am | Auckland Airport

When Auckland plunged into lockdown 16 weeks ago Auckland Airport time-travelled back to 1966, with fewer passengers through the terminals each day than the year the airport first opened. Now the airport is preparing for an estimated 4000% increase ... More >>

Ready For The Restart: Auckland Airport Gears Up For Travellers To Return

Monday, 29 November 2021, 6:26 am | Auckland Airport

It’s not quite rolling out the red carpet, but domestic travellers will be welcomed back to Auckland Airport next month on $160 million of improvements to the roading network. André Lovatt, General Manager Infrastructure, said Auckland Airport had ... More >>

Travel Restrictions Drag On With No End In Sight For Stranded Kiwis

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 6:47 am | Auckland Airport

Stranded Kiwis overseas should be able to return home for Christmas and self-isolate from mid-December if they are fully vaccinated and tested, according to Auckland Airport’s outgoing Chief Executive. Adrian Littlewood, who steps down from his ... More >>

First One-way Quarantine-free Arrivals From Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, And Tokelau At Auckland Airport

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 1:36 pm | Auckland Airport

Terminal access remains restricted under current Alert Level settings The first quarantine-free arrivals from Tonga in 20 months will touch down at Auckland Airport this evening. In coming weeks, flights from Tonga will be joined by arrivals from ... More >>

Vaccination Requirements Strengthened At Auckland Airport

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 7:20 am | Auckland Airport

Another layer of protection to the health and wellbeing of staff and the wider community has been added with the new requirement that all Auckland Airport employees, visitors, and contractors be vaccinated before coming to the company’s worksites. Mary-Liz ... More >>

2021 Annual Meeting: Chair And Chief Executive Addresses

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 10:00 am | Auckland Airport

Patrick Strange, Chair Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tatou katoa. Good morning and welcome everyone to Auckland Airport’s annual meeting. Thank you for joining us today via video link. I’m sorry we are not able to hold this meeting in person. ... More >>