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Auckland Airport Delivers Successful Marriage Proposal

For all those who ignore airport public address announcements, here is something to think about.

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Auckland Airport Puts Airlines Offside As Profit Plummets And Charges Rise

Auckland Airport is soon to reach full COVID recovery but it seems years of turbulence will surround the multi-billion dollar upgrades.

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Air New Zealand Reintroduces Boeing 787s On Auckland-Perth Route

Step aside, Wamos Air; the Air NZ metal is back.

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Batik Air Flying Boeing 737 Max From Kuala Lumpur To Auckland Via Perth

Batik Air has launched a new route between Auckland and Perth which is connected to its Perth - Kuala Lumpur service.

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Auckland International Airport Pushes Second Runway Project To 2041

The terminal upgrades will continue, but the second runway won't be seen until 2041.

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Air New Zealand Passenger Removed From Flight In Auckland For Security Risk

All passengers and their baggage had to be rescreened.

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Flying Sydney To Auckland - Which Airline Is Best?

How do the five carriers flying the route compare in terms of schedule, price, and onboard service?

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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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Low Visibility Restricts Flights At Auckland Airport

Thick fog blanketed the country's most significant city, affecting airport operations.

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10 Airports With Interesting Artistic and Cultural Installations

Airports around the world serve not only as physical gateways for their regions, but as cultural gateways as well.

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Solomon Airlines Launches Auckland Route

The only catch is it's via Vanuatu.

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A Look At The Trans-Tasman Market Post Covid

Virgin Australia remains the most significant missing piece of the puzzle.

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Auckland Airport Says Game On For FIFA Womens World Cup

The FIFA Women's World Cup is heading to New Zealand and Australia this month, and Auckland Airport is going all out to welcome everyone.

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Second Incident This Week: Air New Zealand Airbus A321neo Struck By Lightning

The Airbus A321neo began its return to Auckland Airport less than 15 minutes into its usual three and a half hour flight.

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The Most Notable New Airline Routes This Week

Routes go to the heart of airlines and airports, and I celebrate them in my weekly newsletter.

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Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 Returns To Auckland With Damaged Windscreen

The airline decided to return home where it was easiest to repair and re-accommodate passengers.

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Qantas To Start Competing With Air New Zealand On Its Flagship Auckland-New York Route

The Aussie carrier is on the offensive against its close rival, Air New Zealand.

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Airbus A380 Sets Standard For Auckland Airport Recycled Runways

Auckland Airport is adding to its green credentials by using concrete recycled from runway maintenance for its airfield expansion.

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Auckland Airport To Increase Airline Charges

After a year-long prize freeze, Auckland Airports' fees are poised to go up.

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Qantas Joins Air New Zealand Push Back Against Auckland Airport Charges

With airport user charges rising Qantas and Air New Zealand are not keen on paying for Auckland Airport's grand redevelopment.