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Charter Service Announced Between Korea And the South Island

Monday, 25 November 2019, 9:40 am | Christchurch Airport

Korea’s national airline has announced a new direct seasonal charter programme between Seoul and Christchurch this summer. More >>

American Airlines to turbocharge tourism value

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 9:29 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport predicts just announced direct flights between Christchurch and Los Angeles will turbocharge tourism value to New Zealand. American Airlines, in association with Qantas, will operate the new service three times a week from ... More >>

Humanoid Robots in Christchurch

Monday, 14 October 2019, 10:14 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has added robot Pepper to its study of disruptive technologies, alongside the Autonomous Smart Shuttle and Virtual Reality training for its fire service. More >>

Christchurch Airport continues strong run

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 8:40 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) has recorded another record year in FY19. Excluding the impact of fair value gains on investment properties, underlying profit before tax [1] for the year was $66.9 million against $57.2 million for FY18 ... More >>

Christchurch Airport grows, against national trend

Friday, 19 July 2019, 3:48 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has notched up another month of strong growth in international arrivals in May, taking its annual visitor arrival growth between July and May to 8.5 per cent, compared to the national total of -5.8 per cent for the same time period. ... More >>

First NZ autonomous shuttle debuts at Christchurch Airport

Friday, 21 June 2019, 11:00 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch’s autonomous vehicle trial is changing up a gear with today’s introduction of New Zealand’s first Smart Shuttle. More >>

New programme to showcase Waikato to Chinese market

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:11 am | Christchurch Airport

Waikato’s tourism operators and the wider region are expected to benefit from a new partnership between Christchurch Airport and Hamilton & Waikato Tourism. The partnership between Hamilton & Waikato Tourism and Christchurch Airport has ... More >>

Christchurch Airport supporting action on climate change

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 1:54 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport, as a member of the Climate Leaders’ Coalition, supports the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill announced today. Chief Executive Malcolm Johns says the airport company recognises the Paris agreement and supports ... More >>

Virtual Reality for airport firefighters

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 9:52 am | Christchurch Airport

A group of airport firefighters is firing up for emergency situations without any aircraft or firefighting gear! Christchurch Airport is the first in New Zealand to use custom designed Virtual Reality (VR) technology for training, using programmes ... More >>

More direct flights between Christchurch and Hong Kong

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 3:26 pm | Christchurch Airport

Good news for South Island travellers … strong demand has led to Cathay Pacific confirming a third summer season between Christchurch and Hong Kong – plus increasing to four flights per week during December-January-February. The summer 2019 season ... More >>

Important win for six South Island tourism organisations

Monday, 8 April 2019, 2:20 pm | Christchurch Airport

Six more South Island tourism organisations are about to get a valuable hand up to attract and do business with Chinese visitors. More >>

Half-year result reveals continued growth for Chch Airport

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 9:30 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport is reporting an increased interim result for the six months of July to December 2018, off the back of international passenger growth and strong cost control. More >>

New and larger retail coming to Christchurch Airport

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 3:15 pm | Christchurch Airport

Doubling the size of the international retail space at Christchurch Airport is one of the many changes coming as a result of the appointment of a new world leading concessionaire. More >>

Chinese travel service platform launched

Friday, 31 August 2018, 11:20 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has today announced the launch of a South Island Travel Store on Fliggy, a leading Chinese travel service platform and part of the Alibaba digital ecosystem, in a move designed to promote regional tourism and economic development. More >>

2018 a year of records for Christchurch Airport

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 9:25 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport reports a financial year 2018 (ending 30 June 2018) which saw passenger numbers reach a record 6.87 million (up from 6.57m). Long-haul passenger numbers lead the way with growth of 17% year on year, trans-Tasman passenger numbers ... More >>

Bumper year for Christchurch Airport

Monday, 27 August 2018, 11:01 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport’s position as the South Island’s gateway has gone from strength to strength following a bumper year for visitor arrivals. More >>

New partnership to grow Chinese tourism in NZ

Monday, 14 May 2018, 3:40 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) have signed a memorandum of understanding which will help New Zealand businesses tap into Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba. More >>

Singapore Airlines to bring a new aircraft to Christchurch

Monday, 14 May 2018, 12:43 pm | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport welcomes today’s announcement that Singapore Airlines will start flying the latest Airbus 350 to and from Christchurch next January. More >>

Christchurch Airport wins on the world stage

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 10:34 am | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has just been named one of the world’s best at the World Airport Awards in Stockholm. More >>

Flying from the South Island into the future

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:31 pm | Christchurch Airport

Flying from the South Island into the future – without a pilot South Island testing of autonomous air travel is being welcomed by Christchurch Airport. California-based company Kitty Hawk, operating as Zephyr Airworks in New Zealand, has revealed it’s ... More >>