Hawke’s Bay AirportDamon Harvey

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Hawke’s Bay Airport spreads its wings
The Hawke’s Bay airport has taken a step closer to its vision to be “New Zealand’s most vibrant and successful regional airport” with the opening of the new arrivals hall. The new arrivals hall opened in early January with Araminta Wilson the first passenger to collect her bags from the new automated baggage system. At the same time, the airport...
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Hawke’s Bay Airport sets date for stage 1 opening
The first stage of the $20.2 million Hawke’s Bay Airport expansion will be ready to welcome passengers to the region on January 15. Hawke’s Bay Airport chief executive Stuart Ainslie said the finishing touches are being made to the new arrivals hall which will include the airport’s first automated baggage system that will have the capacity of 2.5 million bags/annum....
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Record turnover and passenger growth brings forward Airport Masterplan review
Passenger growth at Hawke’s Bay Airport continues to exceed expectations and has led to the company posting a record turnover of $6.6 million. Year-on-year passenger growth is up 8 percent with 715,000 annual passengers for the rolling year through to October 2018. Net profit after tax of $1.4m, was slightly down on last year ($270,000) but was due to increased...
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Strong passenger growth spurs Hawke’s Bay Airport Expansion upgrade
The Hawke’s Bay Airport terminal expansion has been given an upgrade, boosted by the latest passenger growth figures and the target of one million passengers by 2025. Last September the airport announced a redevelopment of the airport terminal increasing its size from 2500m2 to 3800m2 to accommodate the growth in passenger movements and visitors to the airport. Recently appointed Hawke’s...
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ORIGINAIR to fly from Napier to New Plymouth, Palmerston North and Nelson
Nelson based airline Originair will introduce services from Napier commencing September 28th, direct to New Plymouth and Palmerston North and via these cities onto Nelson. The airlines Managing Director, Robert Inglis, said that “the airline has been operating from Nelson to Palmerston North for the past three years and to New Plymouth for a year and adding services to Hawke’s...
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High Flying Scot ready to take airport into new era
The Hawke’s Bay Airport has a new chief executive. Stuart Ainslie, a Scot, who brings a wealth of experience within the aviation sector and he's arrived with fresh eyes and ideas on how to further establish the airport as the gateway to the region. Where are you from? I was born in Dunfermline, Scotland, which was the original capital seat...
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Airport Expansion takes off
A major redevelopment of the Hawke’s Bay Airport is underway that will ensure the terminal is fit for purpose after a 37 percent increase in passengers over the last two years. The airport is flying high at the moment, having reported a record net profit of $1.7m on a turnover of $6.1 million for the year ended June 2017. The...