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Fashion in the (air) field at Auckland Airport

13 November 2008

As the ladies line up in designer creations at Addington Raceway for the annual New Zealand Cup fashion in the field event, Auckland Airport is holding its own "runway" spectacle with the launch of unique Kiwi-designed uniforms.

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Auckland Airport bond issue opens

15 October 2008

Auckland International Airport Limited's (Auckland Airport) retail bond issue programme opened to interested parties today, offering investors an opportunity to invest in an iconic kiwi long-term infrastructure business.

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Airbus A380 coming to Auckland Airport!

01 October 2008

The largest commercial aircraft in the world is scheduled to take off at 10.00am on Friday 10 October for a special promotional flight, returning at 11.15am and then departing again at 3pm for Sydney.

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Auckland Airport appoints chief financial officer

05 September 2008

Auckland International Airport Limited (Auckland Airport) today announced that it has appointed Jason Dale as its new chief financial officer reporting to Simon Moutter, chief executive officer. He will take up his new position in mid October.

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Auckland Airport and CPPIB settle proceedings

18 August 2008

On 25 July 2008, Auckland International Airport Limited ("Auckland Airport") received notice of a claim from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and its subsidiary, NZ Airport NC Limited (together, "CPPIB").

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Auckland Airport changes duty free plans

14 August 2008

The chief executive officer of Auckland Airport, Don Huse, announced today that the company will not proceed with its previously announced plans to move from two duty free operators to one non-exclusive operator from August 2009.

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Arrivals screening expansion complete

08 August 2008

Auckland Airport today celebrated the opening of an expanded border agency arrival screening hall, the second stage of a project aimed at improving the arrival experience for international travellers.

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Airport ABC

02 July 2008

New Zealand children will have no excuses for not knowing everything about airports, thanks to a new educational website.

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Royal Brunei Airlines increases Auckland service

03 June 2008

From Monday 2 June, Royal Brunei Airlines will increase its flights to and from Auckland; from three times a week to a daily service. A Boeing B767-300 aircraft, with 23 premium seats and 182 economy seats will operate the flights.

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Breakfast with Tiffany's

06 May 2008

Sunglass Hut has brought a touch of Hollywood glamour and glitz to Auckland Airport with the launch of the exquisite new Tiffany & Co. eyewear collection.

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CPPIB Update

25 March 2008

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) today confirmed the final levels of acceptances into its partial offer for 39.53% of the fully paid ordinary shares (Offer) in Auckland International Airport Limited (AIAL) not already owned or controlled by CPPI

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Road works on Puhunui Road

13 March 2008

Auckland Airport will be upgrading and resurfacing sections of Puhunui Road over the next five days which may cause some disruption to night time traffic flows.

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Update on CPPIB partial takeover offer

13 March 2008

As of 12 March 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 464,143,607 shares, representing 37.97 per cent of the total shares in the company.

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Auckland Airport update on CPPIB

12 March 2008

As of 11 March 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 320,424,445 shares, representing 26.22 per cent of the total shares in the company.

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Auckland Airport update on CPPIB

11 March 2008

As of 10 March 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 250,790,036 shares, representing 20.52 per cent of the total shares in the company

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Auckland Airport update on CPPIB

11 March 2008

As of 11 March 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 320,424,445 shares, representing 26.22 per cent of the total shares in the company.

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Auckland Airport completes

11 March 2008

Auckland International Airport Limited (Auckland Airport) has established new syndicated bank facilities (Facilities) to refinance debt maturing later this year and to further enhance the company's funding sources and balance sheet position.

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Auckland Airport update on CPPIB

07 March 2008

As of 6 March 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 226,105,046 shares, representing 18.50 per cent of the total shares in the company.

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Auckland Airport update on CPPIB

06 March 2008

As of 5 March 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 212,277,611 shares, representing 17.37 per cent of the total shares in the company.

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Auckland Airport update on CPPIB

04 March 2008

As of 3 March 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 163,009,164 shares, representing 13.34 per cent of the total shares in the company

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Auckland Airport update on CPPIB

03 March 2008

As of 29 February 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 141,494,218 shares, representing 11.58 per cent of the total shares in the company.

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Auckland Airport update on CPPIB

29 February 2008

As of 27 February 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) advised that acceptances have been lodged for 126,223,348 shares, representing 10.33 per cent of the total shares in the company

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Auckland in top three for airport service quality

26 February 2008

Auckland Airport has been ranked third in the world in terms of overall passenger satisfaction for airports that manage 5 -15 million travellers a year in the annual Airport Service Quality Awards (ASQ) managed by Airports Council International (ACI).

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Airport Board updates recommendation to Shareholders

25 February 2008

The directors of Auckland Airport today unanimously recommended that shareholders should sell their shares into the takeover offer from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) for $3.6555 per share (less the 5.75 cents per share interim dividend to be paid next month).

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Update on CPPIB partial takeover offer

21 February 2008

As of yesterday, 20 February 2008, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has advised that acceptances have been lodged for 81,422,529 shares, representing 6.66 per cent of the total shares in the company.

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Interim results announcement

21 February 2008

There was solid growth in revenue and operating earnings, before interest, tax and depreciation in the first half of the 2008 financial year.

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Do you need a Lift in your love life?

13 February 2008

Valentines Day marks the one year anniversary of Auckland Airport's Lift travel plan and the company has taken a novel approach to celebrating the first birthday by coinciding the event with the day of love.

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Update on progress of CPPIB partial takeover offer

05 February 2008

Auckland International Airport Limited (Auckland Airport) is committed to providing shareholders and the wider market with updates on the progress of acceptances and objections to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's (CPPIB's) partial takeover offer for 40% of the ordinary shares of Auckland Airport.

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Third party discussions at an end

05 February 2008

The directors of Auckland International Airport Limited (Auckland Airport) today announced that discussions with the third party, who had expressed interest in making an offer for the company in late December, have ended.

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Broker handling fee offer withdrawn

22 January 2008

The directors of Auckland Airport have been advised that the Takeovers Panel has reached an agreement with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) that there is no requirement for brokers' stamps to appear on the approval forms in connection with CPPIB's offer for a broker handling fee to be paid by CPPIB.

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