Old Oct 31, 18, 12:30 pm
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Originally Posted by wayoutwest View Post

Thats nothing the Cook Islands pay Air NZ $12m a year for flights to from Sydney and LA.
Do you have a source for that? That's certainly higher than any public figure I can find - and the subsidies on both SYD-RAR and RAR to LAX are heavily analysed. The subsidy payments are a maximum amount payable, they are not a guaranteed payment.

Wellington City Council agreed to pay SQ a year fee for 10 years with no public consultation, no paper trail and no public disclosure. Nobody can say exactly what the details are because these simply are not known.
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