Airline pilot concerns over night flying into Queenstown Airport have been allayed

Fiona Rotherham
Wed, 27 Jan 2016

By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Airline pilots have dropped plans to blacklist night flying at Queenstown Airport with their safety concerns addressed by the airport and Air New Zealand. Air New Zealand announced last night that it will begin evening flights in July subject to regulatory approval, the first of a number of airlines expected to join suit. The Auckland-based airline will boost flight capacity between Auckland and Queenstown by 15 percent in the 2017 financial year with an additional 100,000 seats. The Airli...

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