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Aviation Under Covid Alert Level 2

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 4:22 pm | Aviation New Zealand

'Advice on activities permitted under Alert level 2, released today, is good news for General Aviation throughout New Zealand,’ said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. General Aviation (GA), conservatively, contributes over $1b to the ... More >>

Trans Tasman Travel And Domestic Aviation: Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 6:45 pm | Aviation New Zealand

'We welcome the announcement of an expert group being formed by the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum to investigate safely opening Trans Tasman travel,' said Aviation NZ Chief Executive John Nicholson. An important step towards this goal will ... More >>

General Aviation Welcomes Government Aviation Package

Friday, 20 March 2020, 1:21 pm | Aviation New Zealand

“We welcomed the aviation package announced yesterday by Transport Minister Phil Twyford,” said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. “The Minister announced various measures at a high level. We understand that more work is occurring at officials ... More >>

Agricultural aviation celebrates 70th anniversary

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 3:03 pm | Aviation New Zealand

“In September 1949, a group of aerial work operators got together to form the NZ Aerial Work Operators Association ‘to advance the techniques of aerial work’ in the country,” said the New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association (NZAAA) ... More >>

Aviation New Zealand conference in Auckland

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 1:55 pm | Aviation New Zealand

‘Business Health: Personal Health’ is the focus of our conference to be held at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland on 5 and 6 August,’ said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. More >>

TAIC Interim Reports on two Helicopter accidents in 2018

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:22 pm | Aviation New Zealand

"We welcome the release of two interim reports on the Alpine Helicopters accidents earlier this year, but note they are interim and that the final reports are still some time away,’ said John Nicholson, Chief Executive of Aviation New Zealand. ... More >>

TAIC Interim Reports on two Helicopter accidents in 2018

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 2:22 pm | Aviation New Zealand

"We welcome the release of two interim reports on the Alpine Helicopters accidents earlier this year, but note they are interim and that the final reports are still some time away,’ said John Nicholson, Chief Executive of Aviation New Zealand. More >>

Wanaka Helicopter Accident Commiserations

Friday, 19 October 2018, 11:32 am | Aviation New Zealand

"We were deeply sorry to learn yesterday of the helicopter accident at Wanaka,’ said John Nicholson, Chief Executive of Aviation New Zealand. More >>

Aviation New Zealand conference coming to Nelson in July

Monday, 16 July 2018, 4:18 pm | Aviation New Zealand

‘The “big challenges” facing aviation’ will be addressed in a conference in Nelson at the Rutherford Hotel on 30 and 31 July,’ said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. More >>

Greater operator responsibility required for drone operation

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 4:19 pm | Aviation New Zealand

‘We have been appalled by the recent spate of errant drone operators endangering aviation operations in New Zealand’, said Andy Grant, Chair of industry body UAVNZ. More >>

Aviation NZ talking to CAA on issues raised by GAA network

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:51 pm | Aviation New Zealand

‘There are inevitably tensions between the regulator and those being regulated but we need that tension to be positive’ said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. He was commenting on the report released today by a general aviation advocacy ... More >>

Christchurch Helicopters Wins International Recognition

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 9:44 am | Aviation New Zealand

Christchurch Helicopters winning the prestigious Salute to Excellence “Humanitarian Service” Helicopter Association International award for 2018 is a magnificent achievement said John Nicholson, Chief Executive of industry body Aviation New Zealand. More >>

Asia Pacific aviation growth presents training opportunities

Friday, 15 September 2017, 11:39 am | Aviation New Zealand

‘Reports released internationally in recent months about the growth in Asia Pacific aviation suggest that our aviation training sector has a bright future’, said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. More >>

Aviation NZ Leadership Conference in Hamilton

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 9:56 am | Aviation New Zealand

‘Improving Performance’ is the theme of the 2017 Aviation New Zealand Conference to be held at the Distinction in Hamilton on 24 and 25 July’, said Aviation NZ Chief Executive John Nicholson. More >>

CAA Funding Review

Friday, 5 May 2017, 3:49 pm | Aviation New Zealand

‘The just completed CAA funding review, which sees substantial cost increases for many General Aviation operators,’ is a major disappointment said Aviation NZ Chief Executive John Nicholson. More >>

Hawkes Bay air accident

Monday, 12 December 2016, 5:01 pm | Aviation New Zealand

‘We were deeply saddened by the agricultural aircraft accident in Hawkes Bay this morning,’ said Aviation NZ Chief Executive John Nicholson. More >>

Aviation NZ Press release TAIC Report September

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 2:34 pm | Aviation New Zealand

‘We welcome the clear direction provided by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) in its report into the aircraft accident in Central Otago in August 2014, which was released earlier today’, said John Nicholson, Chief Executive of ... More >>

Helicopter Industry Safety

Friday, 16 September 2016, 4:08 pm | Aviation New Zealand

It is disappointing to learn that some helicopter operators believe that corners are being cut and safety compromised in the helicopter industry’ said John Nicholson, Chief Executive of Aviation New Zealand. More >>

Global aviation market outlook and NZ

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 5:26 pm | Aviation New Zealand

‘New Zealand is part of the global aviation community and reports released internationally in recent weeks indicate how bright our future could be’, said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. More >>

Wires kill pilots

Monday, 8 August 2016, 3:13 pm | Aviation New Zealand

The rural economy is vitally important to New Zealand’s economic prosperity but the safety of the aviation industry, which plays an important role in ensuring regional prosperity, is not assured,’ said John Nicholson, Chief Executive of industry body ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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