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A £150m proposal to redevelop Leeds Bradford Airport has been delayed to allow Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick more time to consider it. Plans to demolish existing buildings and build a new...

A complete plan for the proposed Tarras airport could be up to three years away, says Christchurch International Airport Limited. CIAL gave its second public update on the proposal to the...

Queenstown Airport is forecasting a return to pre-pandemic passenger numbers by 2024. Queenstown Airport Corporation’s (QAC) statement of intent will go before the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) on Thursday. More...

Can you spare an hour? For the sake of our future? With that small investment in time, you’ll make an invaluable contribution to Aotearoa’s response to the climate crisis. You can...

The Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) is hailing the “clear, unequivocal and united” opposition of the town’s district councillors to the development of more jet-capable airports in the region. The group, which...

Wānaka’s three local councillors have expressed a united view on the future of Wānaka Airport. Statements from Councillors Calum Macleod, Niamh Shaw and Quentin Smith sent to Wānaka Stakeholders Group (WSG)...

A milestone report detailing the risks that climate change poses to Otago including widespread flooding will be tabled this afternoon. The Otago Climate Change Risk Assessment found that in the long-term,...

The Wānaka community has written to the Prime Minister, Ministers and MPs today, calling on them to answer key questions about significant jet airports proposed at Wānaka and Tarras. The letter,...

Doug Lansky is a keynote speaker and advisor in the tourism industry. Find his TEDx Talks and more info at www.douglansky.com Destinations have been wrestling with overtourism issues for years. What’s...

The national airline’s chief environmental advisor supports price hikes which would put some people off flying here and curb “thoughtless, heedless tourism”, David Williams reports Hiking the price of international flights...