Today's announcement that Jetstar is expanding its domestic
services into regional New Zealand centres is being welcomed by
Airport chief executive Malcolm Johns says additional airline
servicing of the country's regional centres is excellent news.
"Connectivity is vital to the growth of regional economies.
Additional flights will make it easier to move passengers, visitors
and goods to and from these centres, creating jobs and economic
Malcolm Johns says the news is also excellent for the country's
"This enables visitors - both domestic and international - to
get off the main trunk line more easily and explore the excellent
attractions our regions have to offer, again providing
Malcolm Johns says Christchurch Airport values the relationship
it has with Jetstar, which celebrated five years of flying to the
City last year.
"We look forward to working with Jetstar on this initiative