The Dunedin City Council and the Otago Regional Council
should get together to underwrite air services to Dunedin, an
aviation expert says.
Dunedin is a ''laughing stock'' over a proposal to launch an
independent airline, Dunedin International Airport Ltd
chairman Stuart McLauchlan says.
Dunedin businesses are suffering from what they say is a poor
domestic air service that is not helping economic
In a blow to Dunedin's travel and tourism industry, direct
flights to and from Sydney and Melbourne this summer have
The approach to Dunedin International Airport is about to
become prettier, with new landscaping on Miller Rd.
Dunedin International Airport chief executive John McCall is
considering the implications of the Government's decision to
authorise a transtasman alliance between Air New Zealand and
Renting a budget hire car is now cheaper than hiring a taxi
from Dunedin International Airport into the central city, as
taxi fares climb towards the $100 mark for the one-way, 30km
Passengers were left stranded in Dunedin yesterday after 11
flights were cancelled because of poor conditions at
Wellington and Christchurch airports.
About 800 passengers were affected by cancelled Air New
Zealand flights in and out of Dunedin when heavy fog shrouded
the airport from Wednesday night until 11am yesterday.
Fog at Dunedin International Airport delayed the landing of
flights from Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch yesterday
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