A4ANZ to meet with airport reps, govt departments and ministers to discuss airport charges

    Airlines for Australia and New Zealand (A4ANZ) will meet with New Zealand airport representatives, government departments and ministers in late Aug-2017 to discuss increased airport charges (NZ Herald, 07-Aug-2017). A4ANZ represents Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Tigerair. A4ANZ chairman Graeme Samuel stated: “Aeronautical charges are simply imposed and its very difficult to negotiate otherwise. It is essentially because airports are monopolies”.