Media releases

Showing news for 2009

Airbus goes 24 hours

22 December 2009

In November the Airbus extended its hours to 24 hours a day, seven days a week, making it even easier to get from the CBD to the domestic and international terminals.

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On top again

18 December 2009

While everyone who works in and around the airport knows it’s a fantastic environment, it’s nice to know that others share that opinion.

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It's all in the timing

04 December 2009

Every day more than 36,000 people pass through the doors of Auckland Airport while 12,000 staff from a variety of organisations make sure the experience is as smooth and painless as possible.

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Smartgate open for business

03 December 2009

The future is here and it’s called SmartGate. The new technology launched on December 3, and makes travelling into New Zealand a lot easier for New Zealand and Australian ePassport holders.

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NZ makes top 10 hottest destinations for 2010

16 November 2009

Lonely Planet has picked the brains of its authors, staff and travellers and come up with the top 10 countries to visit in 2010, and New Zealand has made the list. The ranking compliments Auckland Airport’s recent Skytrax award as one of the top 10 airports in the world.

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Property movements at Auckland Airport

21 September 2009

The airport’s unique location has seen Auckland Airport’s property team sign up several property deals in the last month, including the New Zealand Customs Service and Icebreaker.

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Judicial review dropped

29 July 2009

Auckland Airport today welcomed the decision by Air New Zealand to withdraw its application for a judicial review of Auckland Airport’s aeronautical charges, which was initially lodged in 2007.

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New Chief Financial Officer

23 July 2009

Auckland International Airport Limited (Auckland Airport) today announced that it has appointed Simon Robertson as its new chief financial officer reporting to Simon Moutter, chief executive. He will take up his new position in early August 2009.

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New hotel for Auckland Airport

23 July 2009

A joint venture has today been signed between Accor Hospitality, Tainui Group Holdings and Auckland International Airport, to develop and operate a world-class (4-star plus) 260 room Novotel hotel at Auckland Airport, to be completed in time for Rugby World Cup 2011.

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And the awards keep coming...

26 June 2009

While passengers passed through the new pier and arrivals area of Auckland Airport’s international terminal last night, the engineers, architects and interior designers of the space celebrated it.

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Jetstar touches down at Auckland Airport

27 April 2009

The distinctive Jetstar aircraft, with their bright orange star, will be regularly touching down at New Zealand’s largest airport from tomorrow as the international carrier begins its new daily services between Auckland and Sydney (SYD) and Auckland and the Gold Coast (Coolangatta OOL).

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Coffee on the go

14 April 2009

Campervans are a common sight at Auckland Airport, but a unique silver caravan is creating quite a stir at the international terminal.

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Auckland Airport interim results announcement

19 February 2009

Auckland Airport reported today a sound half-year result, with growth in operating results and significant progress on key projects to underpin its status as New Zealand’s premier aviation and tourism gateway.

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Go by Bike

16 February 2009

It’s the second anniversary of Auckland Airport's travel plan and the company is encouraging staff to “Get On Yer Bike!” on 18 February.

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Auckland Airport bond issue opens

12 January 2009

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

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