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Christchurch Airport Makes Christmas Merry for Local Charities - 2011-12-23

New Zealand, December 23, 2011: Christmas has come a little early for six locally-based charities. Christchurch International Airport CEO Jim Boult has met representatives of the six charities – Avonhead Rotary, Rotary Club of Christchurch, Coastguard Southern Region, SPCA Canterbury, St John ...

Bengaluru International Airport reports 12% annual growth in passenger traffic - 2011-12-23

Bangalore, December 23, 2011: Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) today announced the annual traffic figures for 2011 as well as other highlights of this period. Annual air traffic movements grew by 7%, touching 116,851 movements and 12.53 million passengers for 2011. The airport at prese...

Destination Brisbane Airport! Record Christmas crowds expected - 2011-12-19

Brisbane, December 19, 2011: Travellers to Brisbane Airport’s Domestic Terminal this holiday season should plan ahead and allow extra time to get to and through the airport.

Sihanouk Int’l Airport Welcomes Cambodia’s National Flag Carrier - 2011-12-19

Sihanoukville, December 19, 2011: Sihanouk International Airport, one of the three airports developed and managed by Cambodia Airports, has started welcoming scheduled flights between Sihanoukville and Siem Reap operated by Cambodia Angkor Air. A ceremony, presided over by Deputy Prime Minister SOK ...

Midfield Development Breaks Ground - 2011-12-09

Hong Kong, December 9, 2011: Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) today held a grand groundbreaking ceremony for the Midfield development. Phase 1 of the project is scheduled for completion by the end of 2015.

Gold Coast Airport Welcomes Inagural China Sothern Airlines Charter Flight - 2011-12-07

Gold Coast, December 7, 2011: Gold Coast Airport, in partnership with Gold Coast Tourism and Tourism Queensland, today welcomed a China Southern Airlines charter aircraft on its maiden flight from China to the Gold Coast.

New Vision to Integrate International, Domestic and Regional Services - 2011-12-05

Sydney, December 5, 2011: Sydney Airport today announced its intention to commence broad stakeholder consultation on an exciting new vision for the airport. The vision sees Sydney Airport transformed into two airline alliance-based precincts integrating international, domestic and regional services ...

Travel the World at Changi Airport! - 2011-12-02

Singapore, December 2, 2011: Dreaming of visiting the world’s greatest landmarks and experiencing firsthand their awe-inspiring grandeur? This festive season, Changi Airport is giving its visitors a magical experience by recreating some of the world’s greatest sights!

Christchurch Airport's Annual Report Judged Best in Country - 2011-12-01

Christchurch, December 1, 2011: This year’s Christchurch International Airport (CIAL) Annual Report has been named the 2011 Best Annual Report by a Corporate Organisation.

Sydney Airport's Security Team Win Innovation and Service Delivery Award - 2011-11-25

Sydney, November 25, 2011 - SydneyAirportcongratulates SNP Security on winning a major NSW Business Chamber award for innovation and service delivery.

Darwin International Airport Supports Hong Kong Service - 2011-11-23

Darwin, November 23, 2011 - Darwin International Airport has thrown its support behind the Northern Territory Government and local travel agents for the upcoming Hong Kong charter services. For what is hoped to be the first of a series of charters to operate throughout the year, two Qantas operated ...

Sydney Airport welcomes Boeing 787 Dreamliner - 2011-11-15

Sydney, November 15, 2011 - The landing of Australia’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Sydney Airport today heralds a major shift in the aviation industry towards quieter, greener, more fuel-efficient aircraft, Sydney Airport says.

Darwin Airport welcomes Townsville to the top end - 2011-11-15

Darwin, November 15, 2011 - Darwin International Airport (DIA) has welcomed Airnorth’s new Townsville-Darwin service, which will open up an exciting range of travel destinations for Townsville residents travelling to Asia.

Townsville Airport welcomes direct Darwin service - 2011-11-15

Townsville, November 15, 2011 - Townsville Airport Limited (TAPL) is today delighted with news that they will soon welcome a new airline partner to the region with carrier Airnorth announcing a new Darwin-Townsville service.

New era in duty free at Cairns Airport - 2011-11-15

Cairns, November 15, 2011 - An exciting new era of duty free shopping is coming to Cairns Airport. As construction continues on the $15M International Terminal upgrade Cairns Airport Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Brown, today announced that JR/ Duty Free has been appointed as the preferred tenderer...

BAC reports solid results for 2011 despite challenging year - 2011-11-11

Brisbane, November 11, 2011 - Brisbane Airport Corporation Pty Limited (BAC) today reported a net profit, before tax, un-realised gains and shareholder distributions, of $148 million, up from $142 million last year, reinforcing the company’s stability during a year that has seen world and loca...

Rotorua-Christchurch-Queenstown flights good news for tourism - 2011-11-07

Christchurch, November 7, 2011 - The decision by Air New Zealand to fly larger jets between Rotorua and Queenstown, via Christchurch, next summer is being welcomed by Christchurch International Airport (CIAL) as a positive move for New Zealand tourism.

A warm welcome for Christchurch to Mt Cook flights - 2011-11-07

Christchurch, November 07, 2011 - Southern businesses are welcoming Air New Zealand’s decision to fly between Christchurch and two of the South Island’s top tourist attractions over the 2012-2013 summer.

More seats to Northeast and Southeast Asia from Changi Airport - 2011-11-03

Singapore, November 3, 2011 - The Northern-Winter 2011/121 season which starts this week sees an additional 280 weekly flights and 30,000 weekly one-way seats being made available at Singapore Changi Airport to Southeast and Northeast Asia, cementing Changi’s position as a major gateway to the...

Christmas spirit at Auckland Airport - 2011-11-01

Auckland, November 1, 2011 - For the third year running, Auckland Airport is again preparing to donate $120,000 in the 12 days leading up to Christmas!

Changi Airports International, Basic Element, and Sberbank sign Memorandum of Understanding for Airport Business Partnership - 2011-10-31

Singapore, October 31, 2011 - Changi Airports International (CAI), Basic Element Group, and LLC Sberbank Investments, a subsidiary of Sberbank, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture to invest in and develop airports in Russia.

China Southern Inaugural Beijing Brisbane flight - 2011-10-31

Brisbane, October 31, 2011 - China Southern’s inaugural flight from Beijing, due to touch down at 11.50am in Brisbane this morning, will be a double celebration with the airline also marking the first anniversary of its launch flight to Queensland from Guangzhou on 2 November.

Lufthansa A380 begins scheduled operations at Changi Airport - 2011-10-31

Singapore, October 31, 2011 - Singapore Changi Airport today welcomes the commencement of Lufthansa’s A380 operations from Singapore to Frankfurt, the newest addition to Changi’s growing list of A380-connected destinations. With a total of 188 weekly A380 flights to nine major cities - F...

Northern Territory Airports secures $350 million of new bank facilities - 2011-10-27

Australia, October 27, 2011 - Northern Territory Airports Pty Ltd (NTA), owners and operators of Darwin International and Alice Springs Airports, today announced it had refinanced its senior debt facilities with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, National Australia Bank Ltd and Westpac Ban...

Gollin New Chief Executive for Airport Fiji Limited - 2011-10-11

Fiji, October 11, 2011 - Mr. Tony Gollin has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of AFL.

ADAC and ACI launch the Programmes for the Region's First Airport Exchange Conference - 2011-10-11

Abu Dhabi, October 11, 2011 - Abu Dhabi Airports Company is gearing up towards hosting Airport Exchange 2011 in November, the region's first Airport Council International (ACI) Europe and Asia-Pacific event bringing together more than 1,500 aviation senior professionals to share strategies for ...

Incheon Airport, First ISO/IEC 20000 Certified Airport in Asia-Pacific - 2011-10-04

Incheon, October 4, 2011 - Incheon Airport recently received ISO/IEC 20000 Certificate of IT service in all aspects for the first time in Asia Pacific Airports' history.

T2 Ground Transport Upgrades Commence - 2011-09-26

Sydney, September 26, 2011 - The upgrade of the T2 taxi rank commences this week as part of a program to improve ground transport arrangements in Sydney Airport’s domestic precinct. T2 is the domestic terminal used by Jetstar, Virgin, Tiger Airways, QantasLink and other regional airlines.

New CEO for Cambodia’s international airports takes office - 2011-08-24

Phnom Penh, August 24, 2011 - Emmanuel MENANTEAU has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Cambodia Airports, the concessionaire of the three international airports in Cambodia.

Service goes up another notch at Changi Airport - 2011-08-12

Singapore, August 12, 2011 – Service at Changi Airport is set to be further enhanced with the introduction of the Changi Experience Agents (CEAs) initiative, where roving customer service officers are deployed airport-wide to help visitors and passengers with assistance, as well as the Changi ...

$51 Million for Runway Safety Upgrades - 2011-08-09

Sydney, August 9, 2011 - The CEO of Sydney Airport, Kerrie Mather, announced today that Sydney Airport has successfully completed the $26 million runway resurfacing project and has commenced a $25 million project to install stop bar lights.

Macau International Airport Communication, Navigation & Surveillance (CNS) Replace and Upgrade Project - Sectional Completion Ceremony - 2011-08-08

Macau, August 8, 2011 - Operational safety has always been the top priority in Macau International Airport (MIA) since its opening in 1995. Besides the pursuit of air traffic growth in both passenger and cargo sectors, MIA has been continually investing in replacing and upgrading airport facilities,...

Auckland Airport welcomes new Korean Air services - 2011-07-29

Auckland, July 29, 2011 - Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement that Korean Air will increase the frequency of flights between Auckland and Seoul for the peak season.

Changi Airport Group launches effort to stimulate Japan travel - 2011-07-15

Singapore, 15 July 2011 – Changi Airport today kicks off a three-day ‘EnchantingJapan’ travel fair at Terminal 3 (Check-in Row 11). The fair brings together various stakeholders in the travel and tourism sectors to boost consumer confidence and promote travel and tourism to Japan. ...

Auckland Airport welcomes new air services negotiations - 2011-07-14

Auckland, July 14, 2011 - Auckland Airport has praised the Government’s decision to negotiate new and improved air services agreements with countries in East Asia and South America.

Christchurch Airport welcomes air service negotiations by government - 2011-07-14

Christchurch, July 14, 2011 - The move by the government to negotiate new and improved air service agreements with countries in South America and Asia has been praised by Christchurch Airport.

Exciting commercial property development takes off in Christchurch - 2011-06-27

Christchurch, June 27, 2011 - The development of the commercial property area inChristchurchknown asDakotaParkis forging ahead with the securing of two further international companies.

Christchurch Airport wins top national award for aviation safety - 2011-06-22

Christchurch, June 22, 2011 - Christchurch International Airport was presented with the Jim Collins Memorial award for Aviation Safety at the NZ Airline Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) conference in Auckland on Tuesday evening – and then the CEO and Chief Operating Officer had to charter a ...

Bengaluru International Airport T1 expansion commences - 2011-06-06

Bangalore, June 6, 2011 - Bangalore International Airport Limited after having recently announced the expansion of its Terminal 1, today started the on ground construction work. The momentous occasion was held, together with the employees and the project’s construction partners, Larsen & Toubr...

Stage One of Christchurch Airport's new terminal opens for business - 2011-05-09

Chirstchurch, 9 May 2011 - Christchurch Airport has announced that Stage One of its new terminal building is complete and fully open to the public. “We’re very proud of our spacious new facility to welcome visitors to Christchurch and the South Island,” said the CEO of Christchurch...

South Island tourism driven by partnership arrangement - 2011-04-18

Christchurch, 18 April 2011 - Christchurch, Canterbury, and South Island tourism has a positive future following the devastation of February’s earthquake, with the announcement of a tourism partnership between Christchurch International Airport Ltd , Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism and the M...

Sydney Airport Celebrates 100th Anniversary of First Flight - 2011-04-15

Sydney, 15 April 2011 - Sydney Airport will today celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first flight made from the site of what would become Sydney Airport. On 18 April 1911, Captain Joseph Joel Hammond, a New Zealander, flew a Bristol box-kite biplane on a flight that lasted less than 10 minutes.

Earth Hour takes off at Changi Airport for the third consecutive year - 2011-03-24

SINGAPORE, 24 March 2011 – As part of its efforts to raise awareness about the environment and climate change, Changi Airport Group (CAG) will participate in EarthHour 2011 for the third consecutive year and pledge its support to the global sustainability movement.  

Tohoku Earthquake Japan Narita International Airport Status Report - 2011-03-15

Tokyo, 15 March 2011 – A massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck the Tohoku region of Japan at 2:46pm on March 11, 2011.

Christchurch Airport is finalist for Asia-Pacific Routes award - 2011-03-09

Christchurch, 9 March 2011 – Christchurch International Airport (CIAL) has been announced as one of the finalists for the 2011 Routes Asia-Pacific award.

New strategy to ensure tourists still come to Christchurch - 2011-03-03

Christchurch, 3 March 2011 – Christchurch International Airport (CIAL) is working with the tourism industry to develop a new strategy to ensure tourists continue to fly in and out of Christchurch Airport to travel in the South Island.

Carbon neutral status renewed for Christchurch Airport for fourth year - 2011-02-03

Christchurch, 3 February 2011 – Christchurch International Airport (CIAL) has had its carbon neutral status recertified by Landcare Research until 2013. Certification requirements include a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Sydney Airport Welcomes New Sunshine Coast Service From Tiger Airways - 2011-01-28

Sydney, 28 January 2011 – Sydney Airport has welcomed Tiger Airways’ announcement that it will commence a daily Sydney-Sunshine Coast service in March.

Changi Airport closes 2010 with record 42 million passengers - 2011-01-20

SINGAPORE, 20 January 2011 – After crossing the 40-million passenger mark in mid-December, a strong finish during the year-end festive holiday season enabled Singapore Changi Airport to close a successful 2010 with more than 42.0 million passenger movements during the year. This is an increase...

Queensland Airports Limited - New Passenger Movements Record Set In 2010 - 2011-01-20

Queensland, 20 January 2011 – The Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) Group and each of the three airports it owns and operates at Gold Coast, Townsville and Mount Isa all achieved new record passenger movements in 2010.

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