Queenstown Airport

Airport $3.6m year dividend

Airport $3.6m year dividend

Queenstown Airport reported a total dividend of $3.6 million for the year ended June 30, 2013, equating to about $122 per Queenstown Lakes District rateable property.

Downtown check-in offered by Air NZ

A service which allows visitors to Queenstown to spend a little extra time in the resort before their Air New Zealand flight is being trialled as a national first.

Passengers up 14.5%

The number of passengers using Queenstown Airport for the last 12 months ending June was just short of the 1.2 million target for 2012-13 at 1,198,918, but it was still up 14.5% for the year, the Queenstown Airport Corporation says.

Overseas arrivals increase nearly 50%

Overseas arrivals increase nearly 50%

The number of international passengers to Queenstown Airport in June shot up by almost half as many as in the same month last year but domestic passenger numbers in June fell sharply, compared to the month in 2012.

Passenger numbers may flatten

Domestic passenger growth at Queenstown Airport may flatten for the first time in four years, following Jetstar's suspension of its Wellington-Queenstown service and depending on what Air New Zealand does.

Queenstown feels the benefits of AIA stake

Queenstown feels the benefits of AIA stake

Queenstown Airport is feeling the benefits of having Auckland International Airport as a stakeholder as passenger movements through the airport continued to increase, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says.

Airport to get two new quarantine inspectors

Two new quarantine inspectors will start work at the Queenstown Airport in mid-August as part of a national drive to enhance biosecurity.

Airport system takes flight

Airport system takes flight

A multi-million dollar redesign of Queenstown Airport's navigation system has cut the chances of flight diversions due to bad weather and allowed for growth, while saving fuel and reducing emissions.

Queenstown Airport passenger numbers soar

Queenstown Airport passenger numbers soar

Queenstown Airport continues to thrive under the partial ownership of Auckland International Airport, with both domestic and international arrivals up during February.

Auckland flights big boost

Auckland flights big boost

Extra services to Queenstown during summer proved popular for both Air New Zealand and Jetstar.

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