15 Dec 2023

Direct Hong Kong flights return to Christchurch

From Morning Report, 6:45 am on 15 December 2023

Christchurch Airport is celebrating the return of another international airline, with direct flights from Hong Kong resuming tomorrow. The Cathay Pacific route is the last to reopen after closing during Covid pandemic ... along with services linking Christchurch with Singapore, Dubai and Guangzhou (gwong-jjoe). Last week the airport welcomed a new route for this summer when the first-ever United Airlines flight from San Francisco touched down. Chief executive Justin Watson is on the line