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Working at Airways International

At Airways International Limited (AIL) we are a dynamic, passionate, and innovative bunch of professionals who strive to make a difference on the global aviation stage. Working as the commercial arm of our parent company Airways New Zealand, we’re pioneers and market leaders in the aviation industry, partnering with some of the best in the business to develop and deliver world-leading products and services that enhance the way aviation operates.

As an staff member of AIL, your employer is Airways New Zealand.  You’ll be working at the heart of the aviation industry in New Zealand, for an organisation that looks after one of the largest areas of airspace in the world, and is renowned for its focus on safety, and on the people at its heart.  

Visit the Airways New Zealand careers page to learn more about working for Airways, and to view career opportunities with Airways New Zealand, and Airways International.

Our values

We are safe; We are One Airways; We strive for excellence; We celebrate success. A handful of words with enormous meaning for Airways people. 

Safety is our reason for being, our number one priority, and is integral to everything we do. We work together as one team, and support and respect our workmates. And we’re committed to excellence and success for our customers, and celebrating our own successes.  

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Your health and well-being are important to us

We offer discounted health care, subsidised eye care, and a wellbeing allowance.

We encourage continuing professional development

Our leadership team are committed to seeing you progress in your career with Airways International.

We recognise our people for their extra efforts

We ensure you receive time in lieu for work performed over and above your normal hours.

We celebrate our diversity, equity and inclusive culture

As an international organisation, we understand the importance of inclusion and diversity, and believe this helps us innovate and unlock our potential.

We value your involvement in community activities

Contributions to community charities, attending school camps or sports trips, board of trustees commitments or other governance roles are encouraged.

We recognise that people enjoy different work environments
We offer flexible working opportunities to meet the needs of our people and the business.

We recognise the importance of work-life balance

You will receive 5 weeks' annual leave, and we also provide you with two recreation days as extra leave each year.

And if that's not enough...

We have an amazing culture that celebrates success and supports each other. Being part of a team is important to us.

Get to know us

We asked some of our team what they love about working at Airways International. Here’s what they had to say… 

Explore career opportunities

Check out our current opportunities for working with Airways International.  All AIL career opportunities are published on the Airways New Zealand website

If there are no roles listed there, register on the site to receive email alerts for future opportunities across Airways.

Senior Software Developer | Total Control

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Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Christchurch
Closing Date: 08 December 2022

Intermediate Software Developer | TotalControl

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Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Christchurch
Closing Date: 08 December 2022

For students and recent graduates

We offer a range of scholarship programmes, internships and full-time opportunities designed to help you reach your potential quickly, learning from world-class mentors. 

As a graduate with Airways International, you will have a unique experience working across multiple teams, working on innovative technology that shifts the needle for our customers globally.

AIL has provided me the opportunity to start my career, the encouraging and supportive atmosphere has made the move from university to the workforce simple. In addition to supporting my professional development, AIL has offered me the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, which has helped me to grow and diversify my skillset.
Megan Hay
Sales and Marketing Graduate