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Travel advice: How Kiwis can take off perfectly on their summer holidays

03 December 2020

In the year of COVID-19, the busiest days for domestic travel at Auckland Airport have moved from early December to closer to Christmas, with travellers more likely to fly for leisure than business. Anna Cassels-Brown, General Manager Operations, suspects the change reflects a shift in the habits of business travellers.

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Polar Air Cargo adds much needed capacity

03 September 2020

Freight-only operator Polar Air Cargo touches down at Auckland Airport for the first time today in what will be a regular weekly connection between Sydney, Australia and Seoul Incheon Airport, South Korea.

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AIA update on 2020 results and organisational change

01 July 2020

Auckland Airport today provides a further update on its response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and outlines Other Significant Items that are expected to impact earnings for the financial year to 30 June 2020 and further proposed changes to the size of the organisation’s workforce.

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Air cargo connections continue in COVID-19 lock-down

13 April 2020

International flights are still landing and taking off at Auckland Airport, but it’s cargo space in the belly of planes rather than passengers that’s providing a vital economic connection. In the next four weeks, around 80 new flights of freight-only passenger planes are scheduled to land at Auckland Airport, in addition to the 20 dedicated freighters each week.

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Operational changes at Auckland Airport

18 March 2020

Today Auckland Airport has made the difficult decision to temporarily stand down our airport volunteers, following the outbreak of COVID-19 and a swift reduction in passenger numbers, down 44% on Monday compared to the same day last year for international travellers.

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Auckland Airport revises earnings guidance for FY20

13 March 2020

Following recent developments in the international outbreak of COVID-19 and significant market uncertainty, Auckland Airport has today revised its underlying earnings for the year to 30 June 2020 to between $210 million and $235 million.

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Auckland Airport completes runway review

19 February 2020

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.

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New café flies into The Landing

29 January 2020

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.

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