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Wellington International Airport pax down 24.3% in Apr-2021, compared to Apr-2019

Wellington International Airport reported (17-Jun-2021) the following traffic highlights for Apr-2021: Passengers: 418,154, -24.3% compared to Apr-2019; Domestic: 411,089, -12.9%; International: 7065, -91.2%; Aircraft movements:

Qantas Group and Alliance Airlines expand three year deal

Qantas Group and Alliance Airlines expanded (17-Jun-2021) their three year deal, which provides QantasLink with capacity using Alliance’s Embraer E190 regional jet aircraft and the

Queensland Government introduces new travel declaration to enter Queensland

Queensland‘s Government stated (17-Jun-2021) anyone travelling to Queensland from New Zealand or another state or Territory within Australia will need to make an online travel declaration, effective 01:00 on

Auckland International Airport pax down 54.8% in May-2021, compared to May-2019

Auckland International Airport reported (16-Jun-2021) the following traffic highlights for May-2021: Passengers: 721,360, -54.8% compared to May-2019; Domestic: 586,032, -23.9%; International: 135,328, -83.6%; Aircraft movements: 9661,

Originair introduces Jetstream into service

Originair, via its official Facebook account, stated (16-Jun-2021) it introduced its Jetstream (ZK-JSJ) into service. Originair CEO Robert Inglis stated: “COVID-19 issues have delayed the

Visitor arrivals to Australia down 96.8% in Apr-2021, compared to Apr-2019

Tourism Australia reported (15-Jun-2021) visitor arrivals to Australia for Apr-2021. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 22,610, -96.8% compared to Apr-2019; New Zealand: 16,320, -86.3%; US: 880, -98.6%; UK: 660,

Perth Airport announces new COVID-safe initiatives

Perth Airport announced (16-Jun-2021) it continued to roll out new COVID-safe measures and practices, through its car parks and terminals. The airport has installed antimicrobial

Swissport acquires No1 Lounges in Australia

Swissport acquired (17-Jun-2021) the No1 Lounges’ Australian business, including premium lounges at Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane airports. Perth Airport’s No1 Lounges are scheduled to open

Perth Airport targets carbon neutrality by 2030

Perth Airport announced (15-Jun-2021) it aims to be carbon neutral by 2030 with a rapid expansion in renewable energy to drive the commitment. The carbon neutral

Queensland Government to provide USD7.7 million for aviation recovery

Queensland‘s Minister for Tourism Industry Development and Innovation Stirling Hinchliffe announced (15-Jun-2021) an additional AUD10 million (USD7.7 million) over two years to commence rebuilding aviation,

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