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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 >>

Singapore Link Provides Vital Cargo Capacity

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 9:28 am | Auckland Airport

Demand for fresh food products drove a 100% increase in air freighted exports to Singapore despite a COVID-19 related drop in cargo capacity, according to the latest figures from Auckland Airport. The surge in eggs (+506%), beef (+274%), concentrated ... More >>

Thousands Of Kiwis Travelling For Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Friday, 29 May 2020, 1:43 pm | Auckland Airport

Confidence in domestic travel is beginning to steadily ramp up, with thousands of Kiwis travelling within New Zealand for Queen’s Birthday. Nearly 400 flights will be operating to and from Auckland Airport over the long weekend. “We’re ready ... More >>

Auckland Airport: Kitted Out And Ready For Alert Level 2

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 7:14 am | Auckland Airport

As Kiwis start thinking about where they might travel within New Zealand under Alert Level 2, Auckland Airport has prepared its domestic terminal to welcome more passengers. Over the past few days, Auckland Airport has been dressing its domestic terminal More >>

Runway Pavement Works At Auckland Airport To Get Underway

Monday, 11 May 2020, 10:33 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has brought forward budgeted and planned runway pavement replacement work with construction beginning on the $26 million project in two weeks. The outbreak of COVID-19 and the reduction in flights, particularly large long-haul aircraft, ... More >>

Philippine Airlines Repatriation Service Brings Kiwis Home To Auckland Airport

Monday, 20 April 2020, 1:46 pm | Auckland Airport

The repatriation flight into Auckland Airport today brought home 184 Kiwis from Manila aboard the Philippine Airlines flight NZPR218 at 12:41pm. Scott Tasker, Auckland Airport’s General Manager Aeronautical Commercial, said the run of repatriation ... More >>

Fewer Flights But Full Staff Commitment At Auckland Airport

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 7:52 am | Auckland Airport

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt scheduled services, Auckland Airport is working hard to connect travellers to their destination. Behind the scenes the airport’s aeronautical business team is supporting international airlines, including the likes More >>

Air Cargo Connections Continue In COVID-19 Lock-down

Monday, 13 April 2020, 11:24 am | Auckland Airport

International flights are still landing and taking off at Auckland Airport, but it’s cargo space in the belly of planes rather than passengers that’s providing a vital economic connection. In the next four weeks, around 80 new flights of freight-only ... More >>