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Walsh: Air NZ unfazed by Qantas’ Auckland – NY competition
23 Sep 2022   /

Walsh: Air NZ unfazed by Qantas’ Auckland – NY competition

The airline’s chair says it is also reviewing its operations after it offloaded 65 bags from its maiden New York to Auckland flight.


August passenger numbers close in on pre-Covid levels – Air NZ
23 Sep 2022  

August passenger numbers close in on pre-Covid levels – Air NZ

The airline carried 1.096 million passengers in August 2022, up 117.8% from the 503,000 during the same month last year, and closing in on the 1.117 million passengers it carried in August 2018.


Organisational transformation, refocusing international, digital opportunities for Air NZ – CEO
22 Sep 2022  

Organisational transformation, refocusing international, digital opportunities for Air NZ – CEO

Transforming Air New Zealand’s organisation, refocusing international services, leveraging loyalty, and becoming a truly digital airline are key opportunities for the carrier, says chief executive Greg Foran.


Cost, access challenges in drive to zero-carbon aviation – Air NZ
21 Sep 2022   /

Cost, access challenges in drive to zero-carbon aviation – Air NZ

The govt may have to step in to help make green aviation fuels more viable, says the airline’s sustainability manager.


Air NZ sees strong sales, guides interim earnings up to $275m
21 Sep 2022  

Air NZ sees strong sales, guides interim earnings up to $275m

Air New Zealand says it saw strong forward sales over the first three months of its current fiscal year, particularly for travel through to January 2023.


Air NZ’s new sustainability boss to start earlier
21 Sep 2022   /

Air NZ’s new sustainability boss to start earlier

Air New Zealand says its new chief sustainability officer will start in the post a month earlier than originally expected.


NY link brings NZ within ‘easy reach’ of US East Coast – Foran
19 Sep 2022  

NY link brings NZ within ‘easy reach’ of US East Coast – Foran

Air NZ’s much-anticipated line into the lucrative US eastern seaboard is now open for business.


Air NZ bumps out flight credit expiry to 2024
19 Sep 2022  

Air NZ bumps out flight credit expiry to 2024

Air New Zealand has extended its credit offerings to give people more time to rebook delayed or cancelled flights.


Air NZ: No merger talks underway
16 Sep 2022   /

Air NZ: No merger talks underway

Air New Zealand says it has not been approached and is not in discussions with any parties regarding a potential merger.


Air NZ to test sustainable aviation fuel supply chain
15 Sep 2022   /

Air NZ to test sustainable aviation fuel supply chain

Air New Zealand’s first shipment of sustainable aviation fuel will arrive next week with more than 1.2 million litres on board.


Air NZ in world-first climate science partnership with NASA
14 Sep 2022   /

Air NZ in world-first climate science partnership with NASA

Air New Zealand says it is the first passenger airline in the world to join a NASA Earth Mission.


TNZ, Air NZ launch joint North America campaign
13 Sep 2022   /

TNZ, Air NZ launch joint North America campaign

Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand are launching a joint campaign in the US and Canada today to lure North American travellers to Aotearoa. 


Air NZ long-haul passenger numbers take off
8 Sep 2022   /

Air NZ long-haul passenger numbers take off

Air New Zealand long-haul passenger numbers reached 74,000 in July 2022, up 1492% from the 5,000 reported for the same month last year.


Air NZ reveals ‘one-off’ Star Alliance livery design
29 Aug 2022  

Air NZ reveals ‘one-off’ Star Alliance livery design

Air New Zealand is introducing a ‘one-off’ design on its newest Airbus A321neo, featuring a jet black Star Alliance livery and the iconic koru design moved from the tail fin to the wingtips.


Air NZ loss widens to $725m, revenue rises to $2.7bn
25 Aug 2022  

Air NZ loss widens to $725m, revenue rises to $2.7bn

Passengers numbers fell 10%, impacted by Auckland’s long Delta lockdown.


First Air NZ aircraft from US desert returns home
24 Aug 2022   /

First Air NZ aircraft from US desert returns home

The first of Air New Zealand’s previously desert-stranded 777-300 aircraft has touched down in Auckland as it prepares to meet increased demand for travel.


Air NZ, DOC transport rare birds to new home
16 Aug 2022   /

Air NZ, DOC transport rare birds to new home

Air New Zealand and the Department of Conservation have helped six young tūturuatu shore plovers to make the journey from Cape Sanctuary in Hawke’s Bay to Auckland’s Motutapu Island.


Airline passengers allowed up to 10x ticket costs – Consumer NZ
12 Aug 2022   /

Airline passengers allowed up to 10x ticket costs – Consumer NZ

Consumer NZ has published advice for passengers affected by Air New Zealand’s continuing flight changes and cancellations.


Air NZ reduces capacity ahead of summer
11 Aug 2022  

Air NZ reduces capacity ahead of summer

Air New Zealand is reducing its service levels approaching a busy summer as it suffers its highest rates of crew sickness in a decade.


Air NZ shakes dust off desert-grounded aircraft
10 Aug 2022   /

Air NZ shakes dust off desert-grounded aircraft

Air New Zealand is shaking the dust off one of its Boeing 777-300 aircraft for flight once again after two years of being stored in the Mojave Desert in the United States.


Air NZ sees rapid international passenger recovery
9 Aug 2022   /

Air NZ sees rapid international passenger recovery

Passenger movements indicated significant increases from the Asia, Americas and UK markets.


Air NZ sets science-based 2030 carbon reduction target
4 Aug 2022   /

Air NZ sets science-based 2030 carbon reduction target

The airline needs to reduce its carbon emissions by 28.9% by 2030 if it wants to be a net zero emitter by 2050.


Air NZ prepares for Samoa border reopening
1 Aug 2022  

Air NZ prepares for Samoa border reopening

The first Air New Zealand flight to Samoa will touch down at Apia tomorrow as the Pacific Island reopens its borders.


Thousands sign up for Auckland Airport Job Fair
29 Jul 2022   /

Thousands sign up for Auckland Airport Job Fair

More than 3,000 roles from 30 businesses will be offer at Saturday’s major recruitment drive.


Air NZ cancels 140+ flights after wild weather hits Wellington
22 Jul 2022   /

Air NZ cancels 140+ flights after wild weather hits Wellington

It may take several days to return to normal schedules, says the airline.


Air NZ extends Covid flexibility policy
18 Jul 2022  

Air NZ extends Covid flexibility policy

Air New Zealand has extended its Covid flexibility policy until 31 August following an influx of more than 20,000 passengers seeking to change their travel plans.


Air NZ #2 in AirlineRatings rankings
15 Jul 2022   /

Air NZ #2 in AirlineRatings rankings

Air New Zealand has been ranked second in the Top Twenty Airlines in the World for 2022 and picked up Best Airline in the Pacific, Best Premium Economy, and Best Economy by AirlineRankings.com.


Air NZ offers flight credit to illness-impacted travellers
11 Jul 2022   /

Air NZ offers flight credit to illness-impacted travellers

Air New Zealand is offering flight credit to domestic and international travellers affected by illness or as a result of flight cancellations due to staff illness.


Air NZ warns of illness, weather disruptions
8 Jul 2022   /

Air NZ warns of illness, weather disruptions

Air New Zealand is heading into the busy July school holiday period amid potential disruption as staff illness and winter weather put pressure on the airline’s network.


Air NZ to boost LA, Seoul capacity…
8 Jul 2022  

Air NZ to boost LA, Seoul capacity…

Air New Zealand is ramping up capacity and adding 21,200 seats on its Los Angeles and Seoul flights later this year to meet growing demand for travel.


…while its international passenger numbers jump
8 Jul 2022   /

…while its international passenger numbers jump

The border reopening to visa waiver countries contributed to an overall increase in international passengers on Air New Zealand journeys.


Air NZ carves out sleep, suite space on long-haul
29 Jun 2022   /

Air NZ carves out sleep, suite space on long-haul

The airline will launch its delayed sleeping pods and a new business class suite in 2024.


Queenstown welcomes Air NZ trans-Tasman flights
27 Jun 2022  

Queenstown welcomes Air NZ trans-Tasman flights

Queenstown Airport has welcomed its first international service from Air New Zealand in almost a year.


Air NZ ramps up international, hunts hard for staff
23 Jun 2022   /

Air NZ ramps up international, hunts hard for staff

Air NZ’s international services are ramping up but so are its staffing needs.


Recovering connectivity to lift business events – Air NZ
20 Jun 2022   /

Recovering connectivity to lift business events – Air NZ

The airline says its ability to connect regions and countries is a major advantage for NZ’s business events industry.


Air NZ’s reputation the best – Kantar
16 Jun 2022   /

Air NZ’s reputation the best – Kantar

Air New Zealand has topped the Kantar Corporate Reputation Index for a record eighth year in a row.


Air NZ guides smaller loss with bookings recovering
10 Jun 2022   /

Air NZ guides smaller loss with bookings recovering

Air New Zealand says it now expects its FY22 loss before other significant items and taxation to be less than $750m.


“Aotearoa on a plate” – Air NZ’s new menu focuses on local
9 Jun 2022   /

“Aotearoa on a plate” – Air NZ’s new menu focuses on local

The airline is also rolling out new sustainable serviceware, removing around 28 million single-use plastic dishes, knives, forks and spoons.


Air NZ taps Countdown’s Kiri Hannifin to lead sustainability drive
7 Jun 2022   /

Air NZ taps Countdown’s Kiri Hannifin to lead sustainability drive

The public face of the supermarket group will take on a newly-created role to help address the airline’s environmental impact.


Air NZ international passenger numbers jump
3 Jun 2022   /

Air NZ international passenger numbers jump

The reopening of the border has contributed to a significant increase in Air New Zealand passenger movements on international and long-haul journeys, despite an overall drop in passenger numbers for the airline.


Northland Inc, Air NZ partner to enhance traveller experience
11 May 2022   /

Northland Inc, Air NZ partner to enhance traveller experience

Northland Inc has partnered with Air New Zealand to provide an online tool to encourage visitors to the Taitokerau Northland region, hosted on the Air New Zealand website.


Border easing sees Air NZ international passenger numbers jump in March
10 May 2022   /

Border easing sees Air NZ international passenger numbers jump in March

But domestic numbers took a hit as the NZ’s Omicron wave put a lid on demand.


Air NZ seeks 200 staff to manage surging travel demand
9 May 2022   /

Air NZ seeks 200 staff to manage surging travel demand

Air New Zealand is looking to recruit 200 additional staff in its contact centre to cope with an increase in travel demand.


Watch: Tiaki Promise, Māori at heart of Air NZ’s new safety video
5 May 2022   /

Watch: Tiaki Promise, Māori at heart of Air NZ’s new safety video

The Tiaki Promise was launched by then Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis in 2018 to encourage people to act as guardians of NZ.


Air NZ to trial new Covid tests
2 May 2022   /

Air NZ to trial new Covid tests

Air New Zealand and the government will trial a new Covid-19 testing solution, coinciding the the arrival of more visitors back into New Zealand.


Air NZ HQ to depart Auckland CBD
27 Apr 2022  

Air NZ HQ to depart Auckland CBD

Air New Zealand’s headquarters will pack its bags and leave the Auckland CBD for a refurbished office at Auckland Airport in 2024.


Air NZ joins hydrogen-powered car scheme
22 Apr 2022   /

Air NZ joins hydrogen-powered car scheme

Air New Zealand is backing a new effort to bring a fleet of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as part of a car-sharing scheme.


Air NZ ditches domestic passenger vax mandates
14 Apr 2022   /

Air NZ ditches domestic passenger vax mandates

And from 1 May, it will also remove its ‘no jab, no fly’ vaccination policy for international customers.


Airlines begin reconnecting NZ with the world
31 Mar 2022   /

Airlines begin reconnecting NZ with the world

Services between NZ and key markets such as Australia, North America and Asia are ramping up again as airlines restore connections.


Air NZ launches $2.2bn recapitalisation package
31 Mar 2022  

Air NZ launches $2.2bn recapitalisation package

It includes a $1.2bn rights offer, $600m of shares for the govt, and a new unsecured Crown loan of $400m.