Fee hikes see Air NZ pull back

Fee hikes see Air NZ pull back
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Air New Zealand will cut capacity from Wellington and Auckland into Gisborne on the back of a doubling of landing fees at the regional airport.

From December 1, the airport will hike landing fees by 106%, with further charge increases of 5% expected in each of the next two years.

Group general manager Bruce Parton said the hikes made services to Gisborne “unsustainable”.

While Gisborne is an important route on the Air New Zealand network, we have been struggling to break even on many of our services for a considerable time,” he said.

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