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Air NZ looks at AI to improve performance
23 Jan 2020   /

Air NZ looks at AI to improve performance

Air New Zealand is trialling new computer vision artificial intelligence to help improve on-time performance.


Air NZ opens Auckland to New York flights
21 Jan 2020  

Air NZ opens Auckland to New York flights

Air New Zealand has opened flights for its new non-stop Auckland-New York flights.


Shanghai centre of attention for Air NZ China strategy
14 Jan 2020   /

Shanghai centre of attention for Air NZ China strategy

The airline is focused on the Chinese city following a “challenging” 2019.


Air NZ chief people officer Jodie King to depart
14 Jan 2020   /

Air NZ chief people officer Jodie King to depart

Air New Zealand has announced its chief people officer Jodie King will be leaving the airline to take up a new role with Vodafone New Zealand.


Air NZ inflight wi-fi hits million milestone
13 Jan 2020  

Air NZ inflight wi-fi hits million milestone

Air New Zealand’s inflight Wi-Fi is now available on 23 international aircraft, mainly flying the airline’s trans-Tasman, Pacific Island, US, and London routes.


Air NZ hires 120 new staff for peak period
20 Dec 2019   /

Air NZ hires 120 new staff for peak period

Air New Zealand has hired 120 new staff as temporary cabin crew over the peak summer period. 


Key to leave Air NZ board, new CEO start day announced
17 Dec 2019   /

Key to leave Air NZ board, new CEO start day announced

Former prime minister Sir John Key has announced he will step down from the board of directors at Air New Zealand, effective March 31.


Air NZ debuts new regional lounge at Nelson Airport
13 Dec 2019   /

Air NZ debuts new regional lounge at Nelson Airport

Air New Zealand has opened a new regional lounge in Nelson.


Air NZ, Les Mills partner to offer inflight wellness exercises
3 Dec 2019  

Air NZ, Les Mills partner to offer inflight wellness exercises

Air New Zealand is joining with gym Les Mills to offer a series of inflight wellness exercises to airline passengers.


Air NZ takes back top AirlineRatings.com award
26 Nov 2019   /

Air NZ takes back top AirlineRatings.com award

Air New Zealand has been named Airline of the Year by by safety and product-rating website AirlineRatings.com.


Air NZ takes out South Pacific Passenger Choice Award
15 Nov 2019   /

Air NZ takes out South Pacific Passenger Choice Award

Air New Zealand has won the South Pacific Regional Passenger Choice Award at the Future Travel Experience Airline Passenger Experience Association Asia Awards in Singapore.


Air NZ trials central Queenstown check-in and bag drop
13 Nov 2019   /

Air NZ trials central Queenstown check-in and bag drop

Air New Zealand will introduce a pop-up check-in and bag drop service in downtown Queenstown on a three month trial.


Air NZ and West Coast partner to boost tourism
1 Nov 2019   /

Air NZ and West Coast partner to boost tourism

Air New Zealand has teamed up with Development West Coast in a bid to get New Zealanders into the region.


Three times a week for Air NZ’s Auckland – NYC service
25 Oct 2019   /

Three times a week for Air NZ’s Auckland – NYC service

The first Air New Zealand Auckland to New York flight will take off on 29 October 2020.


Air NZ unveils Economy Stretch product
17 Oct 2019   /

Air NZ unveils Economy Stretch product

Air NZ will offer long-haul economy passengers extra legroom its wide-body fleet from late 2020, with its new Economy Stretch product.


Watch: Air NZ goes hip hop with latest safety video
6 Nov 2018   /

Watch: Air NZ goes hip hop with latest safety video

Featuring rappers Randa and Kings, actor Julian Dennison and singer Theia, it’s probably the most ‘Kiwi’ video of them all.


Air NZ – DOC partnership continues with $400k Paparoa Track pledge
12 Oct 2018   /

Air NZ – DOC partnership continues with $400k Paparoa Track pledge

The duo have this month agreed that the partnership will continue until 2022.


Air NZ, Singapore Airlines alliance extension approved
8 Oct 2018   /

Air NZ, Singapore Airlines alliance extension approved

Air NZ and Singapore Airlines have had their strategic alliance for the next five years approved by the government.


Air NZ’s top lawyer to join IATA executive
3 Oct 2018   /

Air NZ’s top lawyer to join IATA executive

Air New Zealand’s top lawyer, Karen Clayton, has resigned to join the International Air Transport Association. 


Air NZ, TNZ partner to offer visitors free domestic flights
28 Sep 2018   / /

Air NZ, TNZ partner to offer visitors free domestic flights

Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand have partnered to offer North American visitors a free domestic flight from Auckland to anywhere on the airline’s network.  


Air NZ’s Luxon on the “significant opportunity” for NZ tourism
27 Sep 2018  

Air NZ’s Luxon on the “significant opportunity” for NZ tourism

Air New Zealand held its annual shareholders’ meeting in Christchurch yesterday with chief executive Chris Luxon highlighting the airline’s opportunities and challenges.


Christchurch, Air NZ partner to boost visitor economy
26 Sep 2018   /

Christchurch, Air NZ partner to boost visitor economy

Christchurch’s leaders and Air NZ have partnered to boost the city’s visitor economy.


Watch: Air NZ preps new Airbus neos, spends $2.8bn on 20 aircraft
26 Sep 2018  

Watch: Air NZ preps new Airbus neos, spends $2.8bn on 20 aircraft

Air New Zealand’s first new Airbus neo aircraft will enter service in November.  


Air NZ flip-flops on wifi pricing, pushes it back up to $40
25 Sep 2018  

Air NZ flip-flops on wifi pricing, pushes it back up to $40

Air NZ has again changed the price of its inflight wifi making it one of the most expensive services of its type in the world.


Chris Luxon: “I really do apologise…”
24 Sep 2018   /

Chris Luxon: “I really do apologise…”

Air NZ’s CEO says sorry for “disruptions, delays, and overcrowded lounges” but he also criticises the country’s airport operators.


Air NZ to stop Vietnam service, suspend Tokyo Haneda flights
20 Sep 2018  

Air NZ to stop Vietnam service, suspend Tokyo Haneda flights

Air New Zealand has suspended its seasonal services to Vietnam and Tokyo’s Haneda airports as it tries to maximise the use of its Dreamliner 787-9 fleet following the grounding of two of the planes because of engine problems. 


Air NZ’s award-winning Golan to leave
18 Sep 2018   /

Air NZ’s award-winning Golan to leave

Air New Zealand’s award-winning chief digital officer, Avi Golan, is leaving the airline to return to the United States to be closer to family.


Auckland Airport’s regional lounge next for upgrade in $60m plan
14 Sep 2018   /

Auckland Airport’s regional lounge next for upgrade in $60m plan

An upgrade of Auckland Airport regional lounge is to start next month as part of Air New Zealand’s $60m two-year investment program into lounges across the country.


Air NZ primes Chicago for Nov 30 direct service
12 Sep 2018  

Air NZ primes Chicago for Nov 30 direct service

Air New Zealand is planning an immersive augmented reality event in central Chicago as it prepares to launch is direct service to the city on November 30.


Air NZ’s Luxon to lead PM’s new Business Advisory Council
28 Aug 2018   /

Air NZ’s Luxon to lead PM’s new Business Advisory Council

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the new council will advise her on key economic issues.


Air New Zealand profit up 2.5% on record revenue
23 Aug 2018  

Air New Zealand profit up 2.5% on record revenue

Air New Zealand has delivered a profit of $540m off a record operating revenue of $5.5bn in its annual results.


Dame Therese Walsh to become next Air NZ chair
1 Aug 2018   /

Dame Therese Walsh to become next Air NZ chair

She will be the first female chair of the airline when she takes over from Tony Carter, who retires next year.


Air New Zealand wins global marketing gong
19 Jul 2018   /

Air New Zealand wins global marketing gong

Air New Zealand’s marketing strategy has been recognised on the world stage taking out a global award at a London-based event.


The world’s best airlines: Where does Air NZ rank?
18 Jul 2018   /

The world’s best airlines: Where does Air NZ rank?

Air NZ has improved on last year’s Skytrax ranking and has also won an accolade in the best seat category.


KPMG: Air NZ among top three Kiwi brands
16 Jul 2018  

KPMG: Air NZ among top three Kiwi brands

Air New Zealand has been named the country’s second favourite brand in a new report from professional services firm KPMG.


Air NZ cuts inflight wi-fi pricing again, adds free option
13 Jul 2018  

Air NZ cuts inflight wi-fi pricing again, adds free option

Air NZ has again reduced the price of its inflight wi-fi service – the second cut since launch.


Air NZ, JetBlue form innovation partnership
13 Jul 2018   /

Air NZ, JetBlue form innovation partnership

Air New Zealand is to partner with Silicon Valley’s JetBlue Technology Ventures to support innovation in the the travel industry.


Air NZ jets 25% more Kiwi sunseekers offshore
11 Jul 2018  

Air NZ jets 25% more Kiwi sunseekers offshore

Air NZ is experiencing its busiest winter school holidays on record with the number of kiwis booked to travel internationally up 25% compared with five years ago.


Luxon on Air NZ’s “toughest year”
10 Jul 2018  

Luxon on Air NZ’s “toughest year”

Violent storms, faulty Dreamliner engines, and the damage to Auckland’s jet fuel pipeline have made the past year particularly difficult for the airline, says its CEO.


NZ First takes a bite out of Air NZ for Impossible Burger
4 Jul 2018  

NZ First takes a bite out of Air NZ for Impossible Burger

The NZ First Party has criticised Air New Zealand’s serving of the Impossible Burger as “dealing another blow to regional New Zealand”.


Air NZ stung $18m in price fixing fines, court costs
27 Jun 2018  

Air NZ stung $18m in price fixing fines, court costs

The airline is to pay A$17m in price fixing fines and court costs following long-running legal action in Australia.


Air NZ shrugs off fuel costs, expects earnings ahead of last year
15 Jun 2018  

Air NZ shrugs off fuel costs, expects earnings ahead of last year

Air New Zealand is on track to beat last year’s annual earnings despite the headwind from rising fuel costs which it expects to continue into 2019.


Air NZ’s magic leap with augmented reality
15 Jun 2018  

Air NZ’s magic leap with augmented reality

Air New Zealand has teamed up with a US technology company to develop augmented reality entertainment that will showcase New Zealand to potential visitors.


Air NZ hires back Hurihanganui, splits COO role
13 Jun 2018  

Air NZ hires back Hurihanganui, splits COO role

Air New Zealand has hired back Carrie Hurihanganui to fill the newly created role of chief ground operations officer.


Air NZ to increase international airfares
12 Jun 2018  

Air NZ to increase international airfares

Air New Zealand is increasing international airfares this week citing rising operational costs.


Air NZ COO to depart
29 May 2018  

Air NZ COO to depart

Air New Zealand’s chief operations officer Bruce Parton has resigned and will leave the company at the end of September. 


Air NZ slashes price of new wi-fi service
21 May 2018  

Air NZ slashes price of new wi-fi service

Just days after opening up its wi-fi service on selected flights, the airline has cut the initial $40 price tag of the connection.


Air NZ leases SA aircraft to cover beleaguered Dreamliners
17 May 2018  

Air NZ leases SA aircraft to cover beleaguered Dreamliners

Air New Zealand will use a  Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-200ER to help cover its beleaguered Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner fleet.


Air NZ rolls out $40 wi-fi, plans to increase domestic airfares
15 May 2018  

Air NZ rolls out $40 wi-fi, plans to increase domestic airfares

The airline has launched its wi-fi service to all passengers on select aircraft for a flat rate of $40 per flight and is planning to increase domestic airfares.


Air NZ ups ante in Dunedin
9 May 2018  

Air NZ ups ante in Dunedin

Air New Zealand has underlined its regional strategy of flying bigger aircraft to fewer locations by announcing additional services between Dunedin and Auckland.