Queenstown Airport records highest financial result in FY2016/17

    Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) announced (23-Aug-2017) a record highest financial result in FY2016/17 ended attributed by sustained passenger growth, expanded after dark services, infrastructure upgrades and improved returns from commercial activities. QAC board chairman John Gilks stated: “The move to after dark flights has created many local employment opportunities, both at the airport and for those who supply support services. Our airport community alone doubled within the 12 month period, growing from 350 people to 700 as most of the 60 businesses moved to double shift operations”. [more – original PR]