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Congratulations to Mark Morgan

The team at WRAL (Waikato Regional Airport Ltd) would like to offer our Chief Executive, Mark Morgan a massive congratulations on being awarded Business Leader of the Year at the recent 2021 Waipa Business Awards.  Summary from the awards:"In the hugely challenging industry of aviation and tourism, CEO Mark responded to sector challenges through COVID by diversifying business revenue streams and concentrating on leveraging the assets at his disposal.  He has invigorated ...

April 28, 2021

Business-friendly flights to Palmerston North are GO!

From 3 May 2021, Originair will add a flight between Hamilton and Palmerston North that enables same day, business-friendly travel. The flight will leave Hamilton each week day at 8.20am and fly direct to Palmerston North, and then on to Nelson.  The return flight will leave Palmerston North at 5.10pm, arriving back in Hamilton at 6.00pm, thus allowing a full business day in Palmy.   The new flight complements Originair's current service and allows for an increase i...

April 28, 2021

Waikato sees strong rebound and increased capacity in domestic airline connectivity

Hamilton Airport has brushed aside gloomy aviation predictions and is celebrating more flights than ever before in and out of the regional airport, with direct routes to four centres. The release of Air New Zealand's latest schedule sees flights in and out of Hamilton Airport exceeding pre-COVID levels and includes earlier starts and later finishes to provide more domestic connections and cater for a buoyant business market. The 7.35am flight to Wellington has returned and a new flight, departin...

March 5, 2021

Meet WINK: Hamilton Airport's media sensation!

In late January, a little bunny soft toy was left behind at Hamilton Airport.  He sat in our lost property box for a day or so, but then we realised some little boy or girl would be missing their bunny, so we decided to put his picture on Facebook and see if we could reunite them. Well, the story touched a nation! We named him Wink because he only had one eye, although we felt pretty stupid a week or so later when we realised he did in fact have two eyes; one was just covered with fur!...

March 4, 2021

WRAL board welcomes new directors

Kate Searancke and Simon Craddock have been appointed directors at Waikato Regional Airport Ltd. Searancke, a lawyer and partner in the property team at Hamilton-based law firm Tompkins Wake, specialises in leasing and commercial property transactions and works closely with local government. Of Ngāti Maniapoto descent, she has a strong focus on iwi interests and the wider Māori community.  “WRAL is tasked with the guardianship of an extremely important asset for the Waikato region, an...

February 16, 2021

Come fly with me, a look at New Zealand's smaller airlines: Originair

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December 21, 2020

Move over planes: runners and walkers set to take over Hamilton Airport runway

On your marks, get set.... take off. Hamilton Airport is set to give walkers and runners a chance to test their take off speed by opening their runway for a charity race event. Run the Runway is an inaugural event for the Fairfield Rotary club as a fundraiser to support their charity work including Hospice Nepal. Organiser Mike Cahill heard of the idea through a rotary friend in Mosgiel. “It’s something we have not done before. Rotary is struggling to raise funds for the charities we have su...

December 11, 2020

Come fly with me, a look at New Zealand's smaller airlines: Sunair

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December 8, 2020

Guests in managed isolation not missing out on Christmas

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December 5, 2020

Hamilton Airport welcomes back Palmerston North route

Hamilton Airport is bucking gloomy predictions for the aviation industry with the announcement today it will reinstate a route scuppered by COVID-19. A new partnership with Originair will re-establish the Hamilton-Palmerston North route that ceased earlier in the year when COVID-19 grounded the aviation industry. The route had previously been serviced by Air NZ. The direct, weekday service will commence on the 19th of October 2020 and will depart Hamilton, bound for Palmerston North at...

October 2, 2020

First flight, post COVID-19 lockdown, lands at Hamilton Airport

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May 14, 2020

WRAL DELIVERS ON FINANCIAL TARGETS

Waikato Regional Airport Ltd (WRAL) has ended its financial year having met all financial earnings targets, and strongly committed to its strategy of diversified revenue streams. WRAL is a council-controlled organisation owned by Hamilton City, Otorohanga, Waipā, Waikato and Matamata-Piako District Councils and is the umbrella for subsidiary companies Hamilton Airport, Hamilton Airport Hotel Limited, Hamilton & Waikato Tourism (HWT) and Titanium Park Limited. At its annual general meeting today...

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