Airways gives airlines a break with cheaper prices, small operators face price hike

Paul McBeth
Thu, 26 May 2016

By Paul McBeth May 27 (BusinessDesk) - Airways Corp, the government-owned entity in charge of air traffic control, will give airlines a break with cheaper prices, while hiking them for smaller operators. From July, the Wellington-based state-owned enterprise will cut its air traffic management fees for airlines by 4.7 percent over the three years of its pricing period, with the bulk of the reduction coming in the first year. At the same time, general aviation prices will rise by 1.6 percent to keep in line with inflation.  "Providing a...

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