Latest Hamilton International 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; FEEK, Belinda FLIGHT CUTS Hamilton-Sydney and Hamilton-Gold Coast flights to be cut from March 29. The only international flights will be to and from Brisbane. Air NZ says the cuts are driven by low demand and competition from Auckland.
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 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.
Heavy fog grounded four Air New Zealand flights out of Hamilton International Airport this morning to Auckland, Wellington, Palmerston North and Nelson. Flights out of Auckland Airport were also disrupted. (c) 2008 Waikato Times. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.
Low cloud forced the cancellation of one flight at Hamilton International Airport this morning. The 8.15am Air New Zealand flight from Wellington was cancelled because of the conditions. The flight was also scheduled to return to the capital.
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