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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.


Summit 2020: Foran on lead times, lifelines and ticket fares
19 Nov 2020   /

Summit 2020: Foran on lead times, lifelines and ticket fares

Air NZ’s CEO says it will burn through its $900m govt loan by August unless borders open.


Dunedin economy benefits from Air NZ’s SIX60 flight
17 Nov 2020  

Dunedin economy benefits from Air NZ’s SIX60 flight

Air New Zealand’s World Premiere in the Air departed Auckland Airport on Saturday carrying popular Kiwi band SIX60 and a planeload of fans to the band’s birthplace of Dunedin.


TAIC closes Air NZ Dreamliner engine inquiries
13 Nov 2020   /

TAIC closes Air NZ Dreamliner engine inquiries

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has closed its investigations into two incidents in late 2017 involving Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines on two Air New Zealand 787 Dreamliners.


Air NZ appoints former senior staffer as new CFO
12 Nov 2020   /

Air NZ appoints former senior staffer as new CFO

Current Metlifecare CFO Richard Thomson is to return to Air NZ where he held a series of senior commercial and finance roles between 2004 and 2017.


Air NZ CEO’s share incentives “incense” union members – E tū
11 Nov 2020  

Air NZ CEO’s share incentives “incense” union members – E tū

Air NZ has issued chief executive Greg Foran with potentially millions of dollars worth of shares.


Air NZ issues rights to executives
5 Nov 2020  

Air NZ issues rights to executives

Air New Zealand has issued 5,839,208 performance rights for no consideration to the chief executive Greg Foran and other selected executives.


Closed borders help Air NZ reduce emissions
3 Nov 2020   /

Closed borders help Air NZ reduce emissions

Air New Zealand’s carbon emissions have reduced by 19% compared to 2019 levels.


Air NZ passenger numbers fall 59%
3 Nov 2020  

Air NZ passenger numbers fall 59%

Air New Zealand carried 679,000 passengers during September 2020, down 59% on the same month a year ago.


Air NZ confirms 935 cabin crew roles to go
30 Oct 2020   /

Air NZ confirms 935 cabin crew roles to go

The airline says there is not enough international flying to maintain cabin crew numbers.


TNZ, Air NZ partner to showcase country in safety video
22 Oct 2020   /

TNZ, Air NZ partner to showcase country in safety video

The safety video would be out later this year and feature local actors as well as Air New Zealand cabin crew.


Air NZ revives Mystery Breaks holidays
21 Oct 2020  

Air NZ revives Mystery Breaks holidays

Air New Zealand has brought back its Mystery Breaks holiday packages. 


Air NZ’s Invercargill jet service to operate over Xmas
14 Oct 2020  

Air NZ’s Invercargill jet service to operate over Xmas

Air New Zealand’s direct A320 jet service between Auckland and Invercargill will operate over Christmas and New Year.


Air NZ releases 140k fares under $60
13 Oct 2020  

Air NZ releases 140k fares under $60

Air New Zealand has made available more than 140,000 domestic one-way fares for under $60.


Covid restrictions hit Air NZ August passenger numbers
8 Oct 2020  

Covid restrictions hit Air NZ August passenger numbers

Air NZ carried a total of 350,000 passengers during August, which included the 19-day Auckland Covid-19 lockdown period when social distancing was required on domestic flights.


Air NZ exec exodus “devastating” – King
7 Oct 2020   /

Air NZ exec exodus “devastating” – King

The executives had not signed on to lead a domestic airline, she says.


Air NZ loses another senior executive
6 Oct 2020   /

Air NZ loses another senior executive

CFO Jeff McDowall is leaving, becoming the sixth member of the airline’s c-suite to depart.


Air NZ weighs cash burn, market conditions in capital raise
30 Sep 2020   /

Air NZ weighs cash burn, market conditions in capital raise

The company is burning through $65m-$85m of cash per month, shareholders hear at the airline’s AGM.


Air NZ extends Airpoints status
29 Sep 2020  

Air NZ extends Airpoints status

Air New Zealand has further extended the status of its frequent flyer programme. 


Air NZ ramps up school holiday schedule
23 Sep 2020  

Air NZ ramps up school holiday schedule

Air New Zealand will ramp up its domestic schedule during the upcoming school holidays to almost 90% of pre-Covid-19 levels.


Masks still required on all domestic services – Air NZ
22 Sep 2020  

Masks still required on all domestic services – Air NZ

Air New Zealand will continue to require customers to wear masks on all its domestic services even though the country outside of Auckland is at Covid-19 alert level 1.


Trans-Tasman bubble unlikely before March 2021 – Foran
21 Sep 2020  

Trans-Tasman bubble unlikely before March 2021 – Foran

Holiday travel between Australia and New Zealand is highly unlikely until at least 2021.


385 more cabin crew jobs to go at Air NZ
17 Sep 2020   /

385 more cabin crew jobs to go at Air NZ

The airline says reduced services to America means there is not enough flying to maintain current rosters.


Air NZ sees record sales with 110k seats snapped up
16 Sep 2020  

Air NZ sees record sales with 110k seats snapped up

More than 110,000 Air New Zealand seats were snapped up after the airline released 160,000 seats for under $50 each.


Aircraft social distancing rules “excessive” – Boult
11 Sep 2020   /

Aircraft social distancing rules “excessive” – Boult

Queenstown Lakes’ mayor and TIA call on the Govt to relax the restrictions to help struggling operators.


Air NZ grounds 777 fleet until Sept 2021
11 Sep 2020   /

Air NZ grounds 777 fleet until Sept 2021

Air New Zealand has grounded its Boeing 777 fleet until at least September 2021 due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19.