Airways - Making your world possible

Aviation scholarship enhances exceptional focus on safety

24 Sep 2014


For further information please contact:

Philippa Sellens
Head of Communications and Corporate Relations
Airways New Zealand
Ph: +64 4 471 4706
Mobile: +64 21 438 243 

About Airways

  • Airways is a world-leading commercial Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), and operates in New Zealand as a State-Owned Enterprise (SOE).

  • We look after key aviation infrastructure around New Zealand and manage the more than 1 million traffic movements per year into and around New Zealand’s 30 million sq km of airspace.

  • Airways provides air traffic control and engineering training, and has delivered air traffic management, Flightyield revenue management solutions, navigation services and consultancy in more than 65 countries.

  • For more information about Airways please visit

About Christchurch Airport

  • Christchurch Airport welcomed 5.7 million passengers in the past year, ranking as New Zealand's second largest airport. The airport occupies a unique position economically, as the South Island's busiest and most strategic air connection to the world's trade and tourism markets.

  • 81% of international visitors to the South Island are welcomed and farewelled at Christchurch Airport. In addition, the airport plays an important role as the South Island's major domestic hub servicing all New Zealanders, enabling passengers to connect to a full spectrum of destinations throughout New Zealand.

  • Christchurch International Airport is a major driver of the regional Canterbury economy, generating airport precinct related jobs for 6000 people.

  • For more information about Christchurch Airport please visit