NZ: new airline route connects Wellington to Asia

The route, which will begin in September this year, will be the first flight without transfers from Wellington to Asia, cutting the current travelling time, as well as providing a route to Australia’s capital. In addition to opening up the region for more trade and tourism, this new route also carries benefits for international education in the region, according to Chris Whelan, chief executive of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency. “We believe Wellington is currently underperforming in international education attraction” “We’ve made no secret of the fact that we believe Wellington…

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