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Air New Zealand/DOC partnership extended with focus on marine protection

Comments Off | 09-25-2013

Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced a $4.5 million extension to the Department of Conservation partnership with Air New Zealand with a new focus on marine protection.
“Air New Zealand’s commitment to support DOC with an additional $4.5 million is a huge boost and comes on top of the $2.9 million committed in 2012. In [...]

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Civil Aviation Act review underway

Comments Off | 07-4-2013

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says a review of the Civil Aviation Act 1990 is now underway.
“While the Act is fundamentally sound, it is now over 20 years old and, during this period there have been a number of significant changes in the aviation industry,” Mr Brownlee says.
“New Zealand’s aviation industry earned about $9.7 billion in [...]

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Air New Zealand congratulated for global leadership in sustainability

Comments Off | 04-11-2013

Associate Tourism Minister Chris Tremain has congratulated Air New Zealand on the airline’s latest global award.
“Air New Zealand has been named the winner in the Global Tourism Business category at the 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. This reflects Air New Zealand’s strong commitment to sustainability and their contribution to our country’s 100% Pure brand,” says [...]

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Air services agreement with Brazil welcomed

Comments Off | 03-12-2013

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee today welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement in Brazil of a new open skies air services agreement between New Zealand and Brazil.
“Brazil is touted to become one of the world’s most powerful emerging economies,” Mr Brownlee says.
“It will also host the next FIFA World Cup and Olympic Games.
“Travel between New Zealand and [...]

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NZ-India aviation relationship set to grow

Comments Off | 10-18-2012

Collaboration and trade between New Zealand and India in the aviation sector is set to grow following the signing last night of the India New Zealand Aviation Arrangement in New Delhi, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says.
The agreement was signed by the New Zealand High Commissioner Jan Henderson and the Indian Secretary of Civil Aviation [...]

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Agreement will allow flights between New Zealand and China to triple

Comments Off | 04-17-2012

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says a new understanding between China and New Zealand triples the number of passenger flights that may be operated between the two countries. The understanding comes following a visit to New Zealand from His Excellency Jia Qinglin, Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
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New air services arrangements with Japan

Comments Off | 02-17-2012

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says new air services arrangements with Japan build on the already strong relationship between the two countries.
“The arrangements New Zealand and Japan have negotiated will remove many of the current restrictions on services by the airlines of the two countries,” says Mr Brownlee.
“New Zealand has close ties with Japan, and it [...]

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New rule strengthens safeguards for adventure aviation industry

Comments Off | 10-13-2011

Transport Minister Steven Joyce has signed a rule aimed at improving safety in the commercial adventure aviation industry.
“New Zealanders love their extreme sports, and we are a top adventure tourism destination. It is important that we have systems in place to ensure these activities are safe,” says Mr Joyce.
Civil Aviation Rule Part 115: Adventure Aviation [...]

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Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia Airlines announce plans for new-look joint trans-Tasman network

Comments Off | 05-18-2011

Air New Zealand Ltd and Virgin Australia Airlines Tuesday announced plans for their new-look joint trans-Tasman network, a key part of their new alliance.
The alliance will connect Air New Zealand’s domestic network of 26 ports to Virgin Australia’s domestic network of 31 domestic ports, offering the largest ever Australasian route network for trans-Tasman travelers.
The new [...]

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Canadian Helicopters Group’s subsidiary to acquire assets of New Zealand’s Helicopters Ltd

Comments Off | 04-13-2011

Canadian Helicopters Group Inc has acquired assets of Helicopters (N.Z.) Limited, including the shares of Helicopters (Australia) Pty Ltd and other active subsidiary companies, as well as the assets of Helicopter Nominees Limited (collectively called HNZ). The acquisition was undertaken through the Canadian group’s subsidiary, Canadian Helicopters Limited (CHL).
Canadian Helicopters Group is the largest helicopter [...]

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