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Paradise postponed no longer as Cooks bubble takes flight
18 May 2021   /

Paradise postponed no longer as Cooks bubble takes flight

Air NZ reports strong forward bookings for the school holidays.


Air NZ takes Koru Care kids on special ‘kiwi flight’
17 May 2021   /

Air NZ takes Koru Care kids on special ‘kiwi flight’

Air New Zealand welcomed 50 Koru Care kids on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for a special mystery flight on Saturday 15 May.


Air NZ to offer half-price flights with new subscription
13 May 2021  

Air NZ to offer half-price flights with new subscription

The airline will trial its new Grabaseat Gotta Getaway pass with 1,000 customers paying $95 annually.


Air NZ restarts Auckland-Adelaide route
6 May 2021   /

Air NZ restarts Auckland-Adelaide route

Air NZ says flights to Cairns and the Sunshine Coast were forecasted to begin in June, no specific date was given.


Cook Islands travel bubble to start 17 May
4 May 2021   /

Cook Islands travel bubble to start 17 May

Air NZ promptly announces more flights to Rarotonga saying almost 110,000 Kiwis headed there in 2019.


March Air NZ passengers down 39.2% on year
4 May 2021  

March Air NZ passengers down 39.2% on year

Air New Zealand passenger numbers fell 39.2% in March 2021 to around 828,000 from the 1.36 million reported for the same month last year.


Air NZ extends Air China alliance despite geopolitics
3 May 2021   /

Air NZ extends Air China alliance despite geopolitics

The airline alliance was first signed in a less fraught era of international politics.


Air NZ reports busiest day since pandemic with 42k passengers
23 Apr 2021  

Air NZ reports busiest day since pandemic with 42k passengers

Around 42,000 customers will be travelling on nearly 520 Air New Zealand flights on the busiest day since the pandemic began, says the airline.


3100 arrivals from Aus expected Monday on Air NZ
19 Apr 2021   /

3100 arrivals from Aus expected Monday on Air NZ

The airline says it will carry more than 5000 passengers across the Tasman on the first day of the travel bubble.


Air NZ’s $1.5bn govt loan interest cut to as low as 3.8%
12 Apr 2021  

Air NZ’s $1.5bn govt loan interest cut to as low as 3.8%

The newly extended $1.5bn facility will see it pay annual interest between 3.80% and 5.30%.


Air NZ Auckland-Hobart flights to start 22 April
12 Apr 2021   /

Air NZ Auckland-Hobart flights to start 22 April

Air New Zealand’s first direct flight to Hobart from Auckland takes off at 9am on 22 April and currently costs $276.


Air NZ defers capital raise, secures another $600m from Govt
9 Apr 2021   /

Air NZ defers capital raise, secures another $600m from Govt

The new money brings the total amount loaned to the airline by the Govt to $1.5bn. 


Aussie influx for Queenstown in July, Sept – Air NZ
8 Apr 2021   /

Aussie influx for Queenstown in July, Sept – Air NZ

It’s promising to be a busy southern ski season, says the airline.


Air NZ to make Covid-19 compassionate refunds easier
6 Apr 2021  

Air NZ to make Covid-19 compassionate refunds easier

Dedicated team set up at national flag carrier to review policy on refunds.


Air NZ boosts business-timed services as corporate travel returns
31 Mar 2021  

Air NZ boosts business-timed services as corporate travel returns

Air New Zealand boosts its business-related flights and improves connectivity as demand bounces back faster than expected.


Air NZ sees 32% on year domestic passenger decline in Feb
31 Mar 2021  

Air NZ sees 32% on year domestic passenger decline in Feb

Revenue passenger kilometres down 87.4% at national flag carrier, load factor down to 56.3% from 79.4% a year ago.


Nadine Toe Toe appointed to Air NZ panel
29 Mar 2021   /

Nadine Toe Toe appointed to Air NZ panel

Toe Toe’s Kohutapu Lodge and Tribal Tours won the 2019 NZ Tourism Industry Awards’ community engagement category.


Air NZ eyes Hobart for next quarantine-free destination
22 Mar 2021   /

Air NZ eyes Hobart for next quarantine-free destination

Air New Zealand says Hobart will be its next quarantine-free destination if the trans-Tasman bubble gets the green light.


DOC, Air NZ boost Kahurangi takahē
19 Mar 2021   /

DOC, Air NZ boost Kahurangi takahē

The Department of Conservation and Air New Zealand have given Kahurangi National Park 15 new takahē residents.


Air NZ: Permits not required for Saudi military deal
17 Mar 2021  

Air NZ: Permits not required for Saudi military deal

Air New Zealand says permits were not required for exporting the GE LM2500 engines it was repairing for the Royal Saudi Navy.


Air NZ restarts Niue service, select Aus flights
16 Mar 2021  

Air NZ restarts Niue service, select Aus flights

Air New Zealand will be operating one return passenger flight to from Niue to New Zealand every two weeks on a Wednesday. 


Air New Zealand loses another executive
15 Mar 2021   /

Air New Zealand loses another executive

Air New Zealand’s chief digital officer is leaving the company after two years in the role.


Air NZ brings back food service, extends fare flexibility
15 Mar 2021  

Air NZ brings back food service, extends fare flexibility

Air New Zealand has brought back its food and beverage service and extended its domestic flexibility scheme following Auckland’s move to Covid-19 alert level 1.


Air NZ boosts capacity for Bluff oyster festival
12 Mar 2021  

Air NZ boosts capacity for Bluff oyster festival

Air New Zealand is adding another charter flight between Auckland and Invercargill for the Bluff Oyster & Food Festival on 22 May.


Jan passengers halve on 2020 – Air NZ
10 Mar 2021  

Jan passengers halve on 2020 – Air NZ

Air New Zealand passenger numbers during January 2021 reached about 583,000, down 56.2% on the 1.33 million reported for the same month last year.


Air NZ transports 700+ RSE workers from Samoa
1 Mar 2021   /

Air NZ transports 700+ RSE workers from Samoa

Air New Zealand has flown more than 700 workers from Samoa for the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) programme.


Cash burn rate key for Air NZ as Covid crisis continues
26 Feb 2021  

Cash burn rate key for Air NZ as Covid crisis continues

“Compared to most of our global peers, we are in a very fortunate position,” said chief executive Greg Foran.


Air NZ posts 1H net loss of $72m, suffers “huge” cash burn
25 Feb 2021  

Air NZ posts 1H net loss of $72m, suffers “huge” cash burn

Operating revenue dropped 59% to $1.2bn as border closures continued to hurt the flagship carrier’s operations.


Air NZ secures government travel contract
25 Feb 2021  

Air NZ secures government travel contract

Air New Zealand says it has reached an agreement to continue supplying air travel services to New Zealand government agencies for a further two years from 1 March 2021.


Air NZ to trial IATA’s digital Travel Pass
23 Feb 2021   /

Air NZ to trial IATA’s digital Travel Pass

Air New Zealand will trial the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) digital Travel Pass app designed to help enable safe international travel.


Air NZ, Auckland Airport implement level 3 restrictions
15 Feb 2021   /

Air NZ, Auckland Airport implement level 3 restrictions

Australia has also suspended quarantine-free travel from NZ until at least midnight Wednesday.


Govt to participate in Air NZ capital raise to retain stake
15 Feb 2021   /

Govt to participate in Air NZ capital raise to retain stake

The Government will participate in an equity capital raise in order to maintain a majority shareholding in Air New Zealand.


Air NZ extends fare flexibility to June 2022
12 Feb 2021  

Air NZ extends fare flexibility to June 2022

Air New Zealand will be extending its fare flexibility policy due to ongoing uncertainty around international border restrictions.


Aviation industry backs new border model to manage Covid risk
5 Feb 2021   /

Aviation industry backs new border model to manage Covid risk

Research into a risk-based model for New Zealand’s airports proposes a more tailored approach to border management that matches the different levels of traveller risk.


Air NZ re-opens Wellington lounge to meet ‘strong’ demand
4 Feb 2021   /

Air NZ re-opens Wellington lounge to meet ‘strong’ demand

The airline said that to accommodate strong domestic demand the regional lounge would be open on weekdays.


Air NZ domestic passenger numbers fall 27% in Dec
1 Feb 2021   /

Air NZ domestic passenger numbers fall 27% in Dec

Air New Zealand passenger numbers fell to around 881,000 in December 2020, down 51.7% compared to the same month a year earlier.


Air NZ backs new biofuels mandate for transport
28 Jan 2021   /

Air NZ backs new biofuels mandate for transport

Air New Zealand backs the new standards saying biofuels are “a necessary step” in reaching NZ’s net zero emissions by 2050 goal.


Air NZ extends mask use to international flights
26 Jan 2021  

Air NZ extends mask use to international flights

Air New Zealand is requiring the use of face masks on all international flights to and from New Zealand from today.


Air NZ adds seats to meet “strong” Waitangi weekend demand
22 Jan 2021  

Air NZ adds seats to meet “strong” Waitangi weekend demand

Air New Zealand has added 7,300 seats to its domestic network over Waitangi Day weekend due to what it called “strong” demand.


Air NZ, Flight Centre, Jetstar among most complained about – ComCom
20 Jan 2021   /

Air NZ, Flight Centre, Jetstar among most complained about – ComCom

But just because there is a complaint does not mean the companies are at fault, says the watchdog.


Air NZ updates international flight schedule
19 Jan 2021  

Air NZ updates international flight schedule

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Air NZ to test staff saliva for Covid-19
18 Jan 2021   /

Air NZ to test staff saliva for Covid-19

Air New Zealand will start conducting saliva tests of its staff to see if its effective in detecting Covid-19.


November passenger volumes halve – Air NZ
13 Jan 2021  

November passenger volumes halve – Air NZ

Air New Zealand’s total passenger numbers fell to around 690,000 in November 2020, down 50.8% on the same month in 2019.


Air NZ domestic passenger numbers fall 27.3% in Dec
1 Jan 2021   /

Air NZ domestic passenger numbers fall 27.3% in Dec

Air New Zealand passenger numbers fell to around 881,000 in December 2020, down 51.7% compared to the same month a year earlier.


Air NZ recalls 175 crew for travel bubbles
18 Dec 2020  

Air NZ recalls 175 crew for travel bubbles

Air New Zealand is recalling all of its A320 cabin crew who are currently on furlough to prepare for quarantine-free travel to Australia and Rarotonga in early 2021.


Air NZ sets up team for unaccompanied minors
16 Dec 2020  

Air NZ sets up team for unaccompanied minors

Air New Zealand has set up a dedicated team to look after the unprecedented number of unaccompanied minors expected to travel domestically this summer.


Air NZ appoints chief people officer
8 Dec 2020   /

Air NZ appoints chief people officer

The appointment follows a raft of executive departures from the airline.


Air NZ adds 16k seats after “better than expected” demand
4 Dec 2020   /

Air NZ adds 16k seats after “better than expected” demand

Air New Zealand is adding more capacity to its domestic schedule in December, using its newer A321 Airbus aircraft on its existing A320 services until the end of the month.


Air NZ passenger numbers fall 51% in Oct
1 Dec 2020  

Air NZ passenger numbers fall 51% in Oct

Air New Zealand passenger numbers fell to around 690,000 in October 2020, down 50.6% on the same month last year.


Air NZ international cargo flights increase
30 Nov 2020  

Air NZ international cargo flights increase

Air New Zealand will now operate 55 international cargo flights per week after it was awarded more trips under the International Air Freight Capacity Scheme.