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New Zealand's first on-road testing of fully autonomous vehicles will change up a gear later this year with the inclusion of the first locally designed and built vehicle.
South Island testing of autonomous air travel is being welcomed by Christchurch Airport.
Christchurch Airport is reporting an increased interim result, alongside record passenger numbers.
An influx of Chinese visitors into New Zealand for the traditional Chinese New Year holiday period is seeing competition heat up for the Chinese visitor dollar, and a surge in interest for the smartphone payment app Alipay.
Another month, another record at Christchurch Airport.
Christchurch Airport recorded its busiest month ever in December.
South Islanders can extend their sunshine hours with direct flights between Christchurch and Rarotonga next winter.
Christchurch Airport has taken out the Efficiency Champion category of the Sustainable Business Network Awards after dramatically reducing its energy use and focusing on using cleaner energy sources.
Alipay, the world's leading mobile and online payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, is quickly expanding across the South Island as a Christchurch Airport project gains altitude.
A trial to bring a global aviation navigation upgrade programme to the South Island has been announced in Christchurch today by Airways New Zealand, Board of Airline Representatives New Zealand (BARNZ), Christchurch Airport and New Southern Sky.
Christchurch Airport has an eye on the future and has today revealed its vision for the airport in 2040.
Christchurch Airport (CIAL) has today announced increased net profit, revenue, and total declared dividends as a result of record passenger numbers and strong property growth.
The partnership between Christchurch Airport and China Southern Airlines is going from strength to strength and helping boost tourism and trade for the South Island.
Four more South Island tourism companies have today been named as recipients of the 'New Horizons Fund' support programme to help them make the most of opportunities from the rapidly growing China market.
Cathay Pacific has announced it will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time.
Christchurch Airport is reporting an increased profit for the six months to 31 December as a result of strong international passenger growth.
The future arrived at Christchurch Airport this morning, with the introduction of the fully autonomous Smart Shuttle for New Zealand's first on-road research trial.