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New marine rescue fleet launched at Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today launched a major upgrade to its marine rescue fleet to ensure survival equipment can be deployed on the Manukau Harbour in the event of an emergency. The new additions to the fleet are: · a Griffon 2000TD hovercraft · a 12 metre Q-West catamaran command and firefighting boat; and · an […]

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Auckland: China Southern Airlines announces increase in capacity

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement that China Southern Airlines will increase capacity on its Auckland to Guangzhou route. The announcement will see China Southern Airlines replace the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its night flight from Auckland to Guangzhou between January and March 2015. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport’s general manager […]

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Auckland Airport Monthly Traffic Update August 2014

August 2014 Monthly traffic update 1.0% International passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) were 1.0% higher in August 2014 than the previous year. Winter holiday travel continued to drive growth with Pacific Island routes up 4.4% and travel to Hawaii up 9.1%. South America travel increased by 39.3%, including 2,000 extra transit passengers, with LAN Airlines […]

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Additional Fiji capacity great news for Auckland

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand that it will increase its Fijian route capacity next year in response to growing demand. The airline announced that it will be flying a daily wide-body 777 service from May to October 2015. Charles Spillane, Auckland Airport’s acting general manager aeronautical commercial, says, “The announcement […]

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Auckland Airport applauds Jetstar on five years of domestic services

Auckland Airport congratulates Jetstar as it celebrates its five year anniversary of carrying passengers on New Zealand’s domestic network. Jetstar commenced air services on the domestic main trunk routes in June 2009 and has since carried over 7.5 million domestic passengers, with over 5 million of these passengers flying in and out of Auckland Airport. […]

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Auckland Airport: Fixed rate public bond issue

Auckland International Airport Limited (“Auckland Airport”) has raised NZ$150 million from a public bond issue. Simon Robertson, Auckland Airport’s chief financial offer, says, “The strong investor demand for the bonds confirms the public’s long-term confidence in the future of the Company.” “The fixed rate bonds have a term of seven years and the annual interest […]