Auckland Airport seeks to measure New Zealand’s tourism growth and sustainability

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Research commissioned by Auckland Airport has proposed a new framework for New Zealand to measure both the growth and sustainability of the tourism industry. Tourism is New Zealand’s largest export earning industry in terms of foreign currency earnings. The $39 billion industry makes a direct contribution to… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport appoints Jonathan Good as its new General Manager Technology & Marketing

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Jonathan Good as its new General Manager Technology & Marketing. In this role, Jonathan will be responsible for the strategy and execution of world class technology and marketing programmes to improve the customer experience and ensure operational excellence to meet… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces partnership with Uber

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Getting to and from the Auckland Airport is key to any travellers’ journey and the formalising of arrangements between Uber and the airport will deliver a streamlined experience for Kiwi travellers and visitors alike. From Wednesday March 20, a dedicated rideshare area will be available at both… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport selects Michelle Kong to participate in the Future Director Programme

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport’s Board announced today (30 January 2019) that it has selected Michelle Kong to participate in the Future Director Programme for the next 18 months. Ms Kong will join the programme alongside her current role in Fletcher Distribution as General Manager for Digital Ventures and Snappy, a New… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces the appointment of Tania Simpson and Dean Hamilton to its Board

Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has confirmed that Tania Simpson and Dean Hamilton have joined its Board as independent non-executive directors after their nominations were approved by shareholders at the 2018 Annual Meeting on the 31st October. Ms Simpson and Mr Hamilton have filled the vacancies created by the retirement… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes Air Tahiti Nui’s new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed the new Air Tahiti Nui B787-9 aircraft today (08 November 2018) at a special ceremony at the International Terminal. The arrival of the new Tahitian Dreamliner marks the 20th anniversary of operations for the airline and the commencement of the aircraft flying on… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport provides guests with 4,000 new braked trolleys

Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has rolled out a fleet of 4000 new braked baggage trolleys at its domestic and international terminals. The new trolleys are an upgrade in safety, design and functionality, and unlike many airports in the world, travellers will be provided complimentary use of the trolleys… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces eight new ground transport initiatives in preparation for the ‘summer peak’

Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport today (03 October 2018) announced a suite of new ground transport initiatives in preparation for the ‘summer peak’, the busiest travel period of the year. The eight new ground transport initiatives will improve access to, from and around Auckland Airport for travellers, employees and freight… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the eighth consecutive year

Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport continues to be recognised globally as a sustainable business, with its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), announced yesterday, for the eighth consecutive year. The company is one of only eight organisations included in the DJSI in 2018 in the Asia-Pacific region. Auckland… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport recognised its partners at the Annual Auckland Airport Operations Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has recognised the performance excellence of airlines and operations partners at the Annual Auckland Airport Operations Awards held in Auckland last night. Each of these organisations play a critical role in New Zealand’s tourism industry. This year’s winners are: Airline of the Year: Cathay Pacific… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: United Airlines to operate brand new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its seasonal nonstop Auckland-San Francisco route

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines has announced that it will operate a brand new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its seasonal nonstop Auckland-San Francisco route when it recommences services this year from October 31, due to increased demand. The new Boeing 777-300ER is the newest aircraft type featuring the all-new United… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: American Airlines to fly a larger aircraft on its Los Angeles – Auckland route

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines is set to fly a larger aircraft on its Los Angeles – Auckland route, when it recommences the service this October. The new aircraft, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, is American Airlines’ newest aircraft type and was introduced to its fleet at the end of 2016…. Read the full press release

Pupils from local primary schools joins the Christmas cheer at Auckland Airport

Pupils from local primary schools joins the Christmas cheer at Auckland Airport   Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — With the festive season nearly here, Auckland Airport is adding to the Christmas cheer by inviting pupils from local primary schools to get involved in some Christmas activities. One of the activities has… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces the appointment of Scott Weenink as Company Secretary

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport announces the appointment of Scott Weenink as Company Secretary. Sir Henry van der Heyden, Auckland Airport’s Chair, says, “The Board is delighted to approve Management’s recommendation to appoint Scott Weenink as Company Secretary, and directors look forward to working with Scott on the governance of… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport establishes two new standby bank facilities totalling NZ$200 million

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has established two new standby bank facilities totalling NZ$200 million. These have been established to refinance existing NZ$80 million and NZ$35 million undrawn facilities, which are set to mature on 30 April 2016. The two new undrawn standby facilities are provided by BNZ (NZ$125 million)… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport adds Fonterra Brands New Zealand to its growing property portfolio; will build new distribution centre for FBNZ

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport is to build a state-of-the-art new distribution centre for Fonterra’s New Zealand consumer business (Fonterra Brands New Zealand), the two companies announced today. Fonterra Brands New Zealand (FBNZ) is scheduled to occupy the new premises under a long-term lease from March 2017. The 11,000sqm facility… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: Air New Zealand to operate three flights per week to Manila from December 2016

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed today’s announcement by Air New Zealand that it will operate three flights per week to Manila from December 2016, using a B767-300ER aircraft. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport’s general manager – aeronautical commercial, says, “This new Air New Zealand service between Manila and Auckland… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: Air New Zealand to recommence three flights per week to Osaka, Japan in November 2016

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed today’s announcement by Air New Zealand that it will recommence three flights per week to Osaka, Japan in November 2016. The service will use a B767-300 aircraft and operate until March 2017. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport’s general manager – aeronautical commercial, says, “This… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport flying both the current New Zealand flag and proposed Silver Fern alternative for duration of the second referendum

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport is flying both the current New Zealand flag and the proposed Silver Fern alternative for the duration of the second referendum on the future of the New Zealand flag. At 45 metres, the airport’s main flagpole is the tallest in the country. The two flags… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport to announce 2016 interim results for the six months to 31 December 2015 on 19 February

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport’s 2016 interim results for the six months to 31 December 2015 will be announced this Friday, 19 February 2016. An analyst and media webcast with our Chief Executive, Adrian Littlewood, and Chief Financial Officer, Phil Neutze, will be held at 11.30am on that same day…. Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces major upgrade to its international departure area

Auckland Airport has today 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. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2016-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Adrian Littlewood, Auckland Airport’s chief executive, says, “Today’s announcement is an exciting and major step forward in… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: AirAsia X to start daily service between Kuala Lumpur and Auckland in March 2016

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-1-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement that AirAsia X will start a daily service between Kuala Lumpur and Auckland, by extending its existing Gold Coast service. The year-round service will commence in March 2016, using an A330-300 aircraft. AirAsia X is a low cost airline based in… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport wins award for Best Investor Relations at the 2015 Australasian Investor Relations Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-12-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Auckland Airport has taken gold in the 2015 Australasian Investor Relations Awards, winning the award for Best Investor Relations by a company in the Australian Stock Exchange ‘mid-cap 200’. The Australasian Investor Relations Awards recognise listed entities that have excelled in investor relations over the year. Award… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes inaugural year-round China Eastern Airlines flight between Auckland and Shanghai

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-9-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed the inaugural year-round China Eastern Airlines flight between Auckland and Shanghai. The year-round service started on Saturday, 26 September 2015 with four flights per week and from January 2016 it will increase to daily flights. In total, the new year-round service adds… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport selects Nicola Greer to participate in the Future Director Programme during the 2016 financial year

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-9-9 — /Travel PR News/ —Auckland Airport’s Board announced today that it has selected Nicola Greer to participate in the Future Director Programme during the 2016 financial year. Ms Greer is a director of Heartland Bank Limited, which offers specialist banking products in the household, business and rural sectors, and is a… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport revaluates the buildings and services, runway, taxiways and aprons assets within its property plant and equipment portfolio

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-8-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has announced that it is revaluing the buildings and services, runway, taxiways and aprons assets within its property plant and equipment portfolio, as well as its investment property portfolio, as at 30 June 2015. Phil Neutze, Auckland Airport’s acting chief financial officer, says, “Our… Read the full press release

Four New Zealand tourism operators will each receive $25,000 as the winners of Auckland Airport’s $100,000 tourism competition

Auckland Airport has named four New Zealand tourism operators as the winners of its $100,000 tourism competition. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-8-7 — /Travel PR News/ — YHA New Zealand, Explore Group, Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei Whai Maia Limited and ZeaYou Travel Limited will each receive $25,000 as the winners of the competition. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport’s… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport to house global logistics company Agility’s New Zealand head office

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-7-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has chosen Auckland Airport as the location for its New Zealand head office. The purpose-built 4,750-sqm facility is being developed by Auckland Airport and will house Agility’s New Zealand head office and warehouse. “As a global logistics company, it is… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces the winners of its 2015 Airline of the Year Award and 2015 Aeronautical Service Provider Award

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-6-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has announced the winners of its 2015 Airline of the Year Award and 2015 Aeronautical Service Provider Award. Judy Nicholl, General Manager Aeronautical Operations, says the annual awards recognise excellence by the service providers and airlines at Auckland Airport. “The Aeronautical Service Provider Award… Read the full press release

Aer Rianta International and LS Travel Retail Pacific offer new duty free shopping experience in Auckland Airport

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-6-24 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand’s new duty free shopping experience starts from 29 June 2015, with the arrival of Auckland Airport’s two new international duty free retailers, Aer Rianta International and LS Travel Retail Pacific. Aer Rianta International will trade as “The Loop Duty Free” and LS Travel Retail… Read the full press release