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Free EV tops ups at Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has installed two new Electric Vehicle (EV) rechargers at its domestic valet car park, and is installing a further two in its public car parks, allowing a growing community of EV and plug-in hybrid vehicle owners the opportunity to top up for free whilst away. With a rapid plug-in charger already available at […]

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Auckland Airport: New taxi tender to focus on enabling lower prices and improved service

Auckland Airport has informed taxi operators that it intends to make changes to the way taxi services are provided to and from the airport through a new tender. Richard Barker, Auckland Airport’s general manager – retail and commercial, says the expiry of the current taxi licensing agreement provides the opportunity for the airport to respond […]

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Auckland Airport celebrates 50 years

Today, 29 January 2016, Auckland Airport celebrates the 50th anniversary of its official opening. Adrian Littlewood, Auckland Airport’s chief executive, says, “50 years is a long time and an important milestone worthy of celebration.” “New Zealand was very different back in 1966. It was a country still finding its own independence, shifting its primary focus […]

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Major upgrade of international departure area underway at Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today (22.01) announced the details of a major upgrade to its international departure area, including a new security processing zone and a new passenger lounge and shopping hub. Adrian Littlewood, Auckland Airport’s chief executive, says, “Today’s announcement is an exciting and major step forward in the ongoing implementation of our 30-year vision […]

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Auckland Airport advice for summer travellers

Auckland Airport advises passengers travelling in December 2015 and January 2016 to allow an extra 30 minutes for their airport journey. Judy Nicholl, Auckland Airport’s general manager – aeronautical operations, says, “December and January are the busiest months of the year at our airport. Known as the summer peak, this year we are expecting the […]

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American Airlines to boost NZ economy by $199m every year

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement that American Airlines will start a daily service between Los Angeles and Auckland in June 2016, using a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport’s general manager – aeronautical commercial, says, “The arrival of American Airlines is good news for New Zealand, especially for customers of the oneworld alliance. […]