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Increasing Demand Leads To More Long Haul Flights From Christchurch This Summer

This summer, the airport will boost from two long-haul destinations to five.

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Emirates Celebrates 20 Years Of Flights To New Zealand

The service to Auckland is the longest within the Emirates route network, clocking in at 14,000 km.

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Air New Zealand’s Quick Flight Across The Southern Alps

The flight between Christchurch and Hokitika offers passengers a world-class view of the Southern Alps.

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Did You Know: New Zealand's Christchurch Airport Has Various Themed Air Bridges

Be whisked away into an immersive and magical experience filled with sights, sounds, and scents.

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China Southern To Return To Christchurch On November 10

The news comes hot off the heels that Cathay Pacific will also resume its direct link to Christchurch.

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Back After 4 Years: Cathay Pacific To Resume Airbus A350 Flights To Christchurch

It will operate during the Southern Hemisphere summer season.

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Christchurch International Welcomes Texel Air's Strong Start In New Zealand

The newcomer on the block will also introduce a new B737-800BFC come May.

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Emirates Brings The A380 Back To Christchurch

Emirates has moved quickly to restore flights in Australia and New Zealand and capped it off today with the return of the A380 to Christchurch.

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Air New Zealand Airbus A320 Diverts To Christchurch Amid Mechanical Issue

The diversion highlights the challenges of operating in the resort town.

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New Zealand Set For Direct Christchurch-Taupo Flights

With Taupo's new terminal, the local airport authority is exploring new route potential.

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Airbus & Air New Zealand Partner To Deploy New Hydrogen Hub

NZ could become a global leader in green aviation solutions.

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Christchurch Airport Getting Ready For Green Aviation And Smoother Security Checks

Christchurch Airport in New Zealand is powering ahead with a solar farm and will benefit from a national shift to advanced bag screening technology.

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Stranded Passengers From Tonga Spend Two Nights At Church In Christchurch

NZ971 from Tonga to Auckland was quickly diverted to Christchurch to avoid the flood that hit the city and closed the airport.

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New Zealand To Replace Paper Passenger Arrival Cards With Online System

NZ is moving away from its paper arrival card so travelers to New Zealand will soon complete an online declaration before arrival.

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A Look At The Airlines That Have Not Returned To New Zealand

A range of international carriers operated to New Zealand before COVID-19, who is still yet to return?

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China Airlines Dedicates Eight Boeing 777F To Transport Kiwi Delicacies To Taipei

New Zealand cherries and seafood will be making their way to Asia direct to Taipei in preparation for Chinese New Year.

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New Zealand Expects 500,000 Tourists Through February

An upward trajectory of international visitors are bound for New Zealand, a lifeline for the tourism industry.

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Fuel Shortage Causes American Airlines To Divert Auckland-Dallas Flights To Christchurch

A shortage of aviation fuel has required AA34 from Auckland to Dallas to divert via Christchurch for its trip home.

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Apple AirPods Among Most Commonly Confiscated Items By New Zealand's AvSec

From batteries to bullets, here's a list of the top 10 items seized by New Zealands AvSec.

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Operational Constraints Force Emirates To Defer Restart Of A380 Flights To Christchurch, New Zealand

The carrier's much-anticipated premium economy product won't debut in NZ this year after all.