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An Air New Zealand 777-200 in Los Angeles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Auckland Airport Revises Its Expansion Scheme

As a result of the prolonged pandemic, Auckland Airport had scaled back its expansion scheme and left some confirmed projects on hold, including the airport’s second runway. The airport had confirmed a two billion New Zealand dollars ($1.4 billion) of core aeronautical infrastructure projects before the pandemic. With no end in sight for the lift of the international travel restrictions, the airport has suspended its expansion of the international airfield and taxiway capacity, new cargo precinct, the new international arrival…

Auckland Airport Completes Runway Maintenance Amid Pandemic

Auckland Airport has finished its runway maintenance project, allowing the runway to return to its full length, the airport said in a press release. Earlier this year, the airport was forced to close its runway twice after faults appeared. The incidents took place on Jan. 24 and Feb. 6, and…