It has been revealed that the Wellington City Council has basically bribed Singapore Airlines to fly to Wellington Airport.
The ratepayers are going to have to pay $800,000 per annum for 10 years…and the deal was all done in secret.
The leaking of details of a multi-million dollar subsidy for Singapore Airlines flights into Wellington has “undermined” Wellington City Council’s relationship with the airline, leaked emails claim.
In the days after Singapore Airlines and Wellington International Airport announced a new service linking the capital to Canberra and Singapore, documents emerged showing the council had agreed to subsidise the service. Read more »