Chch Airport says Air NZ canceled route it will weigh on the South Island economy

Tue, 31 Mar 2015

By Suze Metherell March 31 (BusinessDesk) - Christchurch International Airport says Air New Zealand decision to cancel the city's Tokyo seasonal route will hit the South Island economy. The national carrier today canned its seasonal Tokyo to Christchurch services that runs through the Northern Hemisphere winter, saying it will instead focus on its year-round Tokyo to Auckland route. Chief executive of the country's second largest airport Malcolm John says it was disappointing to see "profitable air services leave the South Island" and wil...

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