Auckland Airport welcomes first quarantine-free travellers from Australia

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The arrival of the first quarantine-free travellers from Australia on Monday 19 April will trigger a full operational split of Auckland Airport’s international terminal to handle the physical separation of arrivals heading into managed isolation or quarantine. Auckland Airport Chief Executive Adrian Littlewood said after months… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes extension of government support for international airlines

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The extension of government support for international airlines operating New Zealand’s vital passenger and cargo connections has been welcomed by Auckland Airport. General Manager Aeronautical Commercial at Auckland Airport, Scott Tasker, said the past 12 months have been among the toughest in aviation history, and without… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces pavement renewal of its airfield

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With fewer aircraft coming in due to COVID-19, Auckland Airport is taking the opportunity to embark upon a three-year period of pavement renewal throughout its airfield. André Lovatt, General Manager Infrastructure, said the airport was continuously maintaining and updating the airfield surface to ensure the infrastructure… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport partners with Rako Science for highly accurate saliva test for COVID-19

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has joined forces with a Kiwi business deploying a non-invasive, fast-turnaround, accurate saliva test for COVID-19. Rako Science has established COVID-19 surveillance testing in New Zealand using the SHIELD saliva test developed at the University of Illinois. They are now operating a collection site… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport wins BuildingSMART International 2020 Award

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport’s development of Building Information Models (BIM) – or digital replicas of buildings – to support the design and management of key infrastructure assets, has been celebrated with a prestigious international award. Auckland Airport was recently announced the winner of the Asset Owners category in… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport’s Twelve Days of Christmas grants programme raised $100,000 for South Auckland charities

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveller numbers might be well down at Auckland Airport, but their generosity is still flying high with $100,000 to be shared out to South Auckland charities through the Twelve Days of Christmas grants programme. Each year, unwanted currency placed in donation globes by travellers at Auckland… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport’s international terminal to be separated into two zones to protect the health and safety of passengers

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport’s international terminal will be separated into two zones as part of a plan to protect the health and safety of people flying to and from countries with which New Zealand has formed a safe travel bubble. In anticipation of a safe air corridor being… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport’s key infrastructure projects nearing completion

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Planning for the pavement replacement works in the touchdown zone at the eastern end of Auckland Airport’s runway is well advanced, with preparation of the safe operational plan for construction nearing completion. Design and procurement work have been underway for some time, but André Lovatt, General… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomed Philippine Airlines repatriation flight that brought home 184 Kiwis from Manila

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The repatriation flight into Auckland Airport today (20 April 2020) brought home 184 Kiwis from Manila aboard the Philippine Airlines flight NZPR218 at 12:41 pm. Scott Tasker, Auckland Airport’s General Manager Aeronautical Commercial, said the run of repatriation services had gone smoothly, and the airport had… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomed Kiwis returning on repatriation flight from South America

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — There are only a handful of planes arriving at Auckland Airport today (15 April 2020), but the Kiwis returning on a repatriation flight from South America were welcomed by a full contingent of airport operational staff this morning. The LATAM Dreamliner, flight LA1163, landed at 5am… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport confirms the safety of the runway and its maintenance programme

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has completed a review into two recent runway closures which has confirmed the safety of the runway and its maintenance programme, highlighted factors contributing to the outages and identified opportunities to improve the time taken for maintenance repairs. “The review identified ways in which… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes the opening of Percy, a new eatery at The Landing

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport’s fast-growing business park is welcoming one of Auckland’s top cafe operators, with the opening of Percy, a new eatery at the heart of The Landing. Percy is operated by the experienced team behind some of Auckland’s best eateries; Woolfy’s, Newbie, Scout, the recently opened Fields… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport introduces Family lane for the Christmas holidays

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Developed in collaboration with the Aviation Security Service, the Family Lane at the international terminal is a pressure-free option giving parents extra time to prepare themselves and their children for security screening. “We know that travelling with younger children can be stressful at times. The Family Lane… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport launches new automated pre-security gates

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport is enhancing the experience for international travellers with the launch of new automated pre-security gates. From today (02 December 2019), travellers will pass through 12 new eGates that will scan boarding passes and grant them access to security areas. Developed in partnership with Vision-Box, the… Read the full press release

New Park & Ride facility to make Auckland Airport more accessible for southern travellers

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Access to Auckland Airport for travellers coming from the south is set to improve with work beginning on a second Park & Ride facility that will boost options for access to the terminals and reduce the number of vehicles on the precinct’s busy road network. Set for… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport app latest version offers Home-to-gate travel information

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Real time travel information taking you from home to departure gate is now available through the latest version of the Auckland Airport app. Designed to take the stress out of airport departures and arrivals, for the first time the revamped app creates a personalised itinerary for the… Read the full press release

Swissport launches Swissport Executive Aviation at Auckland Airport, New Zealand

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region has received another boost with the launch of Swissport Executive Aviation at Auckland Airport, New Zealand. The Executive Aviation brand is replacing Skycare, the former Fixed Base Operation (FBO) of Aerocare, and now connects with more than 90 airports and 25 countries… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Asia Pacific for the eighth consecutive year

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has continued to be recognised globally as a leading sustainable business, after being selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Asia Pacific, one of the world’s most prestigious sustainability indices. It’s the eighth consecutive year Auckland Airport has been included in the… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport and Beijing Capital International launch the Auckland-Beijing Sister Photo Exhibition

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of the China-New Zealand year of tourism Auckland Airport and its sister airport Beijing Capital International Airport have launched the Auckland-Beijing Sister Photo Exhibition. The evocative exhibition is structured around 26 images, each one capturing an element of Beijing’s unique culture or cityscape. With stunning… Read the full press release

Construction work begins on major airfield expansion at Auckland Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Work has begun on the biggest expansion to Auckland Airport’s airfield since the 1970s. Covering the equivalent of more than 250,000 m2 or about 30 rugby fields, a new taxiway and six remote stands for parking and servicing aircraft are being built at the western end of… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces roading upgrade to add capacity and enable public transport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has begun one of its most significant roading projects in decades, with the upgrade of its core network – one of the hardest working roading systems in Auckland. The multi-million dollar ‘Northern Network’ project will transform the main entrance way into the airport, as well… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport unveiled uniquely New Zealand design for the new luxury Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport and Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) have unveiled a stunning, uniquely New Zealand design for the new luxury Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel, as part of a karakia service to celebrate the start of construction. The joint venture partnership has worked with architects Warren and… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces 2019 He Tangata grants recipients

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four South Auckland schools, a waste minimisation programme, and a community food hub are among the recipients of Auckland Airport’s 2019 He Tangata grants, an annual community giving programme. “Auckland Airport is focused on being a good neighbour in South Auckland, and we are delighted to be… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport lands top honours at the 2019 Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Delivering a food and dining experience with a uniquely New Zealand flavour has landed Auckland Airport top honours at the 2019 Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Awards in Dallas. Auckland Airport’s new look international terminal restaurant precinct took out the Airport Food & Beverage Offer of the Year –… Read the full press release

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