Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Airways provides Pacific aviation solutions

Airways provides Pacific aviation solutions

29 August 2014


At the upcoming International Conference on Small Island Developing States, Airways New Zealand will present to delegates about the safe, successful and sustainable aviation model it has in the Pacific.

Pauline Lamb, Chief Operating Officer, will represent Airways at the conference, to be held in Apia, Samoa from 1 to 4 September. Airways’ main focus will be the Private Sector Partnerships Forum on 30 and 31 August.

“We see this forum as a good opportunity to foster practical relationships in support of safe and sustainable aviation, particularly as over recent years we’ve accumulated significant experience in this arena,” she says.

Ms Lamb says Airways is very aware of the challenges faced by Pacific Island countries. “We are furthering our support for the islands with a vision to enhance aviation safety and help facilitate long-term sustainable and efficient aviation services. This includes the creation of a seamless air navigation region, with a consistent level of reliable infrastructure,” she says.

“Our focus within Airways is to develop strategies and services which make a real difference, such as satellite-based communication for the aviation community, surveillance, mapping, lighting and navigational infrastructure – all of which we hope will enhance transport connectivity and facilitate growth of the local economies. For instance, this month we’re working in Vanuatu to develop satellite-based approaches at the remote Lonorore Airport, on Pentecost Island, where growing tourism demands regular flights, regardless of inclement weather,” says Ms Lamb.

Airways has strong relationships with many Pacific Island countries and provides air traffic management services including technical maintenance, flight inspection, Pacific AIP management, navigation, communications, charting and procedure design, other consulting services and training, as well as upper airspace management, and PASNet – a satellite-based communication network.

“Airways cares very much about delivering safe, value-for-money services, which use a bit of kiwi ingenuity to provide well thought-out solutions,” Ms Lamb says.

“We have a fabulous set of people who would like to see the economies of our Pacific Island neighbours grow, and safe air connectivity be a large part of a thriving region. I look forward to the SIDS conference and getting to know how we can help most,” she concludes.

- Ends -

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Drones: First Certificate Issued Under New UAV Rules

Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss say the first certified flight of an unmanned helicopter under new aviation rules is a great example of how they can enable commercial use. More>>

ALSO:

GE Swedes And Cow Deaths: Plant Analysis Backs Up Earlier Advice

The industry body is recommending that farmers do not feed Herbicide Tolerant (HT) swedes to cows in spring when the animals are in late pregnancy or early lactation. DairyNZ is also advising caution if farmers are considering other leafy varieties. More>>

ALSO:

Statistics: Dairy And Travel Still Our Largest Export Earners

New Zealand earned $2.3 billion more from exports than we spent on imports during the year ended June 2015... total exports of goods and services were $67.5 billion, while total imports were $65.1 billion. More>>

ALSO:

Approval: Air New Zealand And Air China Launch New Alliance Route

Air New Zealand and Air China have today launched joint sales for a new daily direct service between Auckland and Beijing after receiving approval from New Zealand Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges to form a strategic alliance. More>>

ALSO:

Money Trading: FX Trader Jin Yuan Finance Warned Over Lack Of Monitoring

Jin Yuan Finance, an Auckland-based foreign exchange trader, has been warned over its lack of anti-money laundering processes in place in the first public notification by the Department of Internal Affairs. More>>

ALSO:

Auckland Surge, Possible Peak: House Values Accelerate At Fastest Annual Pace In 8 Years

New Zealand residential property values rose at their fastest annual pace in eight years in August, pushed higher by overflowing demand in Auckland, which is showing signs speculators think it has reached its peak, according to Quotable Value. More>>

ALSO:

Cash Money: Reserve Bank Launches New $5 And $10 Banknotes

The $5 and $10 final banknotes were revealed at an event at the Bank in Wellington, and will start to be released from mid-October 2015. More>>

ALSO:

Truck Sales Booted: Commerce Commission Files Charges Against Mobile Trader

The Commerce Commission has filed charges against a mobile trader, or truck shop operator, claiming he obtained money from customers by deception and never intended to supply them with the goods they paid for. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news