New Zealand Airports Association welcomes PM designate's support for regional connectivity

23 October, 2017

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) welcomed (20-Oct-2017) comments from New Zealand's Prime Minister designate Jacinda Ardern supporting airport infrastructure and regional air services. NZ Airports CEO Kevin Ward added: "Our FlyLocal NZ campaign was non-partisan and we enjoyed a constructive relationship with the former National government... However, early on the NZ Labour Party expressed interest in working with us after the Election, and NZ First transport policy announcements closely aligned with our campaign to secure a sustainable future for local airports". [more - original PR]