Christchurch Airport welcomes Cathay Pacific’s new non-stop Christchurch service from Hong Kong starting December 2017

New Zealand, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Cathay Pacific has announced it will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time. The non-stop Christchurch service will operate three times a week, departing Hong Kong on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport: Emirates to fly its A380 aircraft into Christchurch every day from October 30

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2016-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport is welcoming today’s announcement Emirates will soon fly the world’s largest passenger aircraft into Christchurch every day from October 30. Chief Aeronautical and Commercial Officer Justin Watson says the addition of the A380 will offer those travelling in and out of the South Island a… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport: China Southern Airlines’ B787 Dreamliner returns with its first summer charter flights arriving on February 15

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015-2-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hundreds of Chinese travellers will celebrate Chinese New Year this month by travelling to the South Island. Christchurch Airport and China Southern Airlines (CZ) will celebrate the return of the B787 Dreamliner, with the first of this summer’s charter flights arriving on February 15. Airport Chief Executive… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport: Fiji Airways starts permanent second service each week between Christchurch and Nadi

Christcurch, New Zealand, 2014-12-5 — /Travel PR News/ — More than fifty-three-thousand South Islanders can’t be wrong … and even more will soon holiday in Fiji, thanks to extra flights just announced for Christchurch Airport. Fiji Airways will begin a permanent second service each week between Christchurch and Nadi in time for winter holidays in the… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport marks 5th year of partnership with Jetstar

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Orange balloon towers are in place in the Jetstar area of Christchurch Airport this week as part of a week-long celebration of the airline’s fifth birthday. The airline has been operating domestic services into and out of Christchurch since June 2009 and now carries more than 827,000 passengers… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to use its refitted 777-200ER aircraft on Christchurch-Singapore route

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2013-12-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travellers flying out of Christchurch on Singapore Airlines are about to enjoy even more luxury. The airline has today announced it will use its refitted 777-200ER aircraft on the route from early February, with upgraded seats and cabin interiors meaning more space and comfort. Christchurch Airport CEO Jim Boult says… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport won all three major awards at the New Zealand Airports Awards

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2013-10-22— /travelprnews.com/ — In what’s believed to be a first, Christchurch Airport has won all three major awards at the New Zealand Airports Awards – including New Zealand Major Airport of the Year. The airport also won Airports Project of the Year and its Chief Executive Jim Boult was named New Zealand Aviation Personality… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport welcomes Jetstar’s 89.7 per cent domestic on-time performance

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2013-10-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Jetstar’s record on-time performance is getting the thumbs up from Christchurch Airport. The airline has today revealed its domestic on-time performance is at record positive levels this year, with 89.7 per cent of domestic flights departing within 10 minutes of schedule. Christchurch Airport CEO Jim Boult says those performance… Read the full press release

Historic Rotorua Museum hosted one of the first same-sex weddings since it became legal in New Zealand on 19.8.2013

2013-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Happy couples have been racing down aisles across the country in a bid to make history by becoming some of the first same-sex couples to marry in New Zealand. Thirty-one couples in various parts of New Zealand are expected to wed as same-sex marriage officially became legal in New Zealand today (19.8.2013)…. Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport and ‘South’ initiative getting ready for the opportunities offered by the China travel market

2013-08-05— /travelprnews.com/ — Christchurch Airport and the associated ‘South’ initiative are preparing to hold a series of workshops in September and October to help southern business and tourism operators become more aware of opportunities offered by the China travel market. ‘South’ is an initiative facilitated by Christchurch Airport, in conjunction with the 13 Regional Tourism Organisations,… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand subsidiary Air Nelson to offer new daily direct service between Christchurch and Paraparaumu

2013-07-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new domestic service between Christchurch and Kapiti Coast will begin in November. Air New Zealand subsidiary Air Nelson will offer the new daily direct service between Christchurch and Paraparaumu and is planning a special fare to celebrate. Christchurch Airport Chief Executive Jim Boult says the new service is great news for… Read the full press release