Announcements

Job offersmore »



Tweeting Growers

Top 5 - yesterday

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »




NZ: Auckland Airport welcomes increased flights

According to scoop.co.nz, Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement by Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines that they will increase flights on the Singapore to Auckland route.

Currently, Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines are in a joint venture, operating two daily services between them. From October 2018 the airlines will increase to three daily services.

According to Scott Tasker, Auckland Airport’s general manager aeronautical commercial, the announcement will add 165,000 seats to the route and inject 136.6 million dollars annually into the New Zealand economy.

The new daily services will also add over 10% of direct cargo capacity to and from Singapore. In the first 10 months of 2017, export of fruit and vegetables to Singapore increased by 25%, driven by growing demand for avocados, apples and strawberries.

Publication date: 12/12/2017

 


 

Other news in this sector:

4/24/2018 Russia allows tomato imports from five more Turkish firms
4/24/2018 US (FL): Good bell pepper supplies meet slow demand
4/24/2018 European tomato market a mixed bag
4/24/2018 US: Higher income households spend more on vegetables
4/24/2018 Starting signal for tomatoes and peppers from Germany
4/23/2018 Horticulture nets Kenya €2.48 billion
4/23/2018 “Demand for strawberries larger than supply in the Netherlands”
4/23/2018 Paraguay: Domestic tomato production doesn't cover demand
4/23/2018 China: Production of Qianxi cherry tomatoes trebles
4/20/2018 Future of CAP: Equality throughout the chain
4/20/2018 Germany: Hungarian-grown Turkish pepper varieties
4/19/2018 Turkey: Free electricity for 7,500 growers in Antalya
4/19/2018 Morocco, Spain's main supplier of fruit & vegetables
4/19/2018 South Africa: Saving the Philippi Horticultural Area
4/19/2018 UK: Herb growers face economic challenges
4/19/2018 Ten farms accounting for 10 percent of Dutch greenhouse vegetable area
4/18/2018 "Difficult start to Dutch bell pepper season due to large domestic and Spanish production"
4/18/2018 Bicoloured pepper in Chinese supermarket
4/18/2018 Swiss consumers want sustainability and regional goods
4/18/2018 "Consumer behavior is changing drastically"