Latest Hamilton airport Stories
With Air New Zealand planning to suspend all but two weekly international flights out of Hamilton, Waikato Times readers have reacted strongly to the national carrier's move. A selection of responses are printed below: Greg Fletcher: I think it is terrible.
By RASMUSSEN, Warwick; FEEK, Belinda Hamilton International Airport is unlikely to get a lifeline from rival transtasman airlines to fill the void left by Air New Zealand.
By RASMUSSEN, Warwick We want our international flights to continue out of Hamilton - we just want more of them at better times and at cheaper prices.
The Waikato Times revealed that international passenger numbers at Hamilton airport have nosedived over the past year. We asked readers why they weren't using the service? Below are a selection of responses: Paul Smith: It is all about the price of air travel.
By RASMUSSEN, Warwick Use it or lose it, Hamilton. Your international airport could be canned if passengers continue to bypass it. City editor Warwick Rasmussen has his eye on the sky.
By GARDNER, Chris A massive business park bordering Hamilton airport has been granted resource consent by Waipa District Council.
By TIFFANY, Martin Luxury jets will line up at Hamilton International Airport next month as an aviation expo promises to bring some wings over the Waikato. Avex, the New Zealand National Aviation Expo, this week unveiled some of the attractions at the industry trade expo.
It's a pity the millions spent on upgrading the paving of Hood St weren't spent on more paving at Hamilton airport. With the massive increase of air traffic over the past few years it has been entirely predictable the grass runways and taxiways would not stand up to the increased use.
- A volcanic mudflow.