Transport

Safety studies reinforce need for 7 air traffic towers

Brent Melville
Sat, 08 May 2021

Air NZ wide bodied aircraft parked up at Auckland International.
Brent Melville
Sat, 08 May 2021
Airways New Zealand’s plans to ground air traffic services from regional airports have largely crashed and burned as the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) balks at the removal of manned towers.In April 2020, in the midst of covid lockdowns, the navigation service signalled it would shut down traffic control services at seven regional air traffic towers with attendant job losses for traffic controllers. As it stands all seven, including towers at Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne, New Plymouth, Rotorua, Invercargill and flight information serv...

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