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Christchurch Airport welcomes the appointment of Ed Sims to its board of directors.
Our knitting needles have come out to help local babies through our Community Fund.
A new report called ‘Launching green hydrogen powered aviation in Aotearoa New Zealand’ demonstrates how the consortium members could work together to remove up to 900,000 tonnes of carbon emissions every year by 2050 through the use of hydrogen-fuelled aircraft flying New Zealand domestic routes.
Christchurch Airport has released 'Unlocking Potential: Central Otago’s runway to future-focussed aviation' which outlines the latest information on the exploration of a potential airport near Tarras.
Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) reports the post-pandemic environment of financial year 2023 (FY23) has signalled the true commencement of its aviation re-start, which has seen the airport perform ahead of forecasts.
Christchurch Airport’s new approach to minimising waste and its work mentoring other airports to become more sustainable has netted it two international awards.
Direct flights between Christchurch and Guangzhou are about to resume.
Cathay Pacific has announced the resumption of its seasonal Christchurch-Hong Kong service with three flights per week starting 16 December 2023 through to 29 February 2024.
Christchurch Airport has signed up to buy the world’s first Rosenbauer Electric Fire Truck to operate at an airport.
Direct flights between Christchurch and Singapore have taken South Islanders across the world for almost 40 years now, and this summer there will be even more flights available.
GCH Aviation flies more than 1,200 commercial and rescue missions a year from the airport campus.
A three year partnership between Christchurch Airport and Tourism New Zealand will grow high-quality visitation to Christchurch and the South Island.
Get ready to fly direct from Christchurch to San Francisco this summer!
Why we need to look beyond just cutting emissions when it comes to climate change.
Low-emission aviation’s a step closer to reality with the launch of The Hydrogen Consortium in Ōtautahi Christchurch.
Have you ever wondered how you can order something online at 9am and the next day it’s on your doorstep?
The transition to a post-pandemic environment with significantly more people travelling through Christchurch Airport has resulted in the airport company recording a stronger than forecast first half year result to 31 Dec 2022.
Six international businesses have launched a new consortium to bring decarbonised aviation to life in New Zealand.
Christchurch Airport's renewable energy precinct, Kōwhai Park has taken a giant step closer to reality.
High-value export markets are looking forward to famous South Island delicacies about to arrive from Christchurch Airport.
The Board of Christchurch International Airport Limited has spent the past few months undertaking an extensive search for its new Chief Executive, assisted by Kerridge & Partners, and has made an appointment.
Our renewable energy precinct, Kōwhai Park is getting closer – as are low and no carbon aircraft.
A million passengers are expected through Christchurch Airport this month and next in what will be its busiest summer in two years.
Airports can be busy and confusing places, but for people with Hidden Disabilities they can be simply overwhelming. For this reason, Christchurch Airport has today joined the Sunflower Lanyard scheme, a programme for people who would like a little more assistance without having to ask for it.