Christchurch Airport to introduce new larger Duty Free offering with Lagardere Travel Retail

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Doubling the size of the international retail space at Christchurch Airport is one of the many changes coming as a result of the appointment of a new world leading concessionaire. The airport has just signed a new eight-year concession with Lagardere Travel Retail, which, along with the… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport launches South Island Travel Store on Chinese travel service platform Fliggy

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport has today (31 August 2018) announced the launch of a South Island Travel Store on Fliggy, a leading Chinese travel service platform and part of the Alibaba digital ecosystem, in a move designed to promote regional tourism and economic development. Chinese travellers can plan and… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport and ATEED partner to help New Zealand businesses tap into Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) have signed a memorandum of understanding which will help New Zealand businesses tap into Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba. The MOU will see the parties work together to help small to medium sized Kiwi businesses from both regions… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport: Singapore Airlines to start flying the latest Airbus 350 to and from Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport welcomes today’s announcement that Singapore Airlines will start flying the latest Airbus 350 to and from Christchurch next January. The airline has been a partner here for more than 30 years and has been flying a 777 since 2002, but the upgrade to an A350… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport initiative to assist businesses to become Alipay merchants gains popularity across the South Island

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alipay, the world’s leading mobile and online payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, is quickly expanding across the South Island as a Christchurch Airport project gains altitude. The project sees the airport’s ‘South’ initiative assist businesses to become Alipay merchants so they can connect with… Read the full press release

China Southern Airlines to increase direct services between Guangzhou and Christchurch Airport

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — A significant vote of confidence in the South Island has come today (29 November 2016) with news China Southern Airlines will increase its direct services to Christchurch over the important summer season. The airline currently flies three times a week between Guangzhou and Christchurch, but today announced… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport welcomes Fiji Airways’ third permanent service between Christchurch and Nadi

Services to increase to three flights per week from the South Island gateway. Christchurch, New Zealand, 2016-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — It will be even easier to fly between Christchurch and Fiji from early January, when Fiji Airways adds a third permanent service. The Fiji national carrier already operates two-weekly services between Christchurch and Nadi,… 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 launches new fund to encourage the development of new and creative incentive itineraries for the Canterbury region

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2016-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A new fund launched today by Christchurch Airport aims to encourage the development of new and creative incentive itineraries for the Canterbury region. The new fund is for businesses in the conference and corporate incentive sector to develop new travel itineraries to encourage more visitors to the… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: Singapore Airlines to introduce A380 aircraft on its daily service to Auckland during the peak New Zealand summer period

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-8-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement that Singapore Airlines is to introduce an A380 aircraft on its daily service to Auckland during the peak New Zealand summer period. The first Singapore Airlines A380 flight will arrive in Auckland on 28 October 2014. Charles Spillane, Auckland Airport’s acting general… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomed Malaysia Airlines’ increase of daily flights on the Kuala Lumpur – Auckland route

2013-07-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Strong demand for Malaysia Airlines’ services sees the airline confirm seasonal service daily flights on the Kuala Lumpur – Auckland route in the upcoming peak season. Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement from Malaysia Airlines that due to strong demand for their services, they are increasing the number of flights from six… Read the full press release