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Air NZ launches Southland campaign
21 Jun 2019   /

Air NZ launches Southland campaign

Air New Zealand has launched a southern-focused campaign, Find yourself speechless in Southland.


Watch: Air NZ CEO Chris Luxon resigns
19 Jun 2019   /

Watch: Air NZ CEO Chris Luxon resigns

Luxon says he will consider a career in “corporate life, politics or a not for profit” after he leaves on September 25.


Air NZ moves up Skytrax best airlines rankings
19 Jun 2019   /

Air NZ moves up Skytrax best airlines rankings

Air New Zealand has moved up one spot in the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards.


Air NZ trials drones to inspect aircraft
18 Jun 2019  

Air NZ trials drones to inspect aircraft

Air New Zealand is trialling the use of drones to inspect its aircraft and reduce the amount of time taken to complete maintenance.


Watch: Air NZ inks tattoo policy changes
10 Jun 2019  

Watch: Air NZ inks tattoo policy changes

Air New Zealand has watered-down its strict no tattoos policy announcing changes that will all see employees, including uniformed staff, able to “proudly display their non-offensive tattoos at work”.


Air NZ to reduce domestic flights, review fares
29 May 2019  

Air NZ to reduce domestic flights, review fares

Air New Zealand plans to reduce domestic flights and is reviewing some airfares.


Air NZ cuts earnings expectations by up to $60m
28 May 2019   /

Air NZ cuts earnings expectations by up to $60m

Air New Zealand has cut its FY19 earnings before tax by up to $60m citing increased fuel costs.  


Air NZ splashes billions on new Dreamliners
27 May 2019  

Air NZ splashes billions on new Dreamliners

The new 787-10 aircraft will replace the airline’s fleet of 777-200s.


Air NZ Asia passengers jump 27% in April
27 May 2019  

Air NZ Asia passengers jump 27% in April

Air New Zealand passenger numbers for Asia jumped to around 81,000 in April, up 26.7% on the same month last year.


INFLITE spreads wings with new Air Chathams appointment
23 May 2019  

INFLITE spreads wings with new Air Chathams appointment

Auckland-based aviation and tourism group INFLITE continues to spread its wings with its charter division stepping up to take on Air Chathams’ operations.


Air NZ launches ‘Tiaki – Care for NZ’ inflight channel
2 May 2019   /

Air NZ launches ‘Tiaki – Care for NZ’ inflight channel

Air New Zealand has launched an inflight channel dedicated to the Tiaki – Care for New Zealand initiative.


Air NZ wins $26m US Navy contract
26 Apr 2019  

Air NZ wins $26m US Navy contract

Air New Zealand has won a US$17m (NZ$25.6m) contract to service the US Navy’s LM2500 gas turbines engines – its third significant contract from the customer in two years.


Cathay Pacific confirms third Chch season, boosts capacity
24 Apr 2019   /

Cathay Pacific confirms third Chch season, boosts capacity

Cathay Pacific has confirmed a third summer season between Christchurch and Hong Kong including more flights per week during summer.


Extended holiday break boosts Air NZ
23 Apr 2019  

Extended holiday break boosts Air NZ

Air New Zealand’s Easter domestic bookings jumped by 16% this year compared to the same holiday last year, boosted by the two-week school holiday period and Anzac Day, says the airline.


Air NZ releases fares for new Seoul route
16 Apr 2019  

Air NZ releases fares for new Seoul route

Fares for Air New Zealand’s new non-stop service between Auckland and Seoul have been released, with economy tickets starting at $649 one-way.


Queenstown Airport gears up for 13% hike in winter capacity
16 Apr 2019   /

Queenstown Airport gears up for 13% hike in winter capacity

Queenstown Airport is expecting a 13% jump in flight capacity through its peak winter period.


Qantas International CEO resigns
12 Apr 2019   /

Qantas International CEO resigns

Alison Webster has resigned as chief executive of Qantas International.


Air Chathams to launch Norfolk Island passenger service
8 Apr 2019  

Air Chathams to launch Norfolk Island passenger service

Air Chathams is launching a direct passenger service from Auckland to Norfolk Island after two years of flying the route with charter tour groups.


Air NZ appoints chief digital officer
2 Apr 2019   /

Air NZ appoints chief digital officer

London Stock Exchange advisor Jennifer Sepull takes over from the award winning Avi Golan.


Air Chathams to trial extra Kāpiti – Auckland flights
21 Mar 2019  

Air Chathams to trial extra Kāpiti – Auckland flights

Air Chathams is trialling two additional weekend flights on its successful Kāpiti – Auckland route as it throws its weight behind efforts to grow tourism in the region.


What Air NZ is doing to return to earnings growth
28 Feb 2019   /

What Air NZ is doing to return to earnings growth

The airline is implementing a three-pronged strategy to try and turn around its 34% fall in profit.


Air NZ interim profit dives by 34% in “challenging” environment
28 Feb 2019   /

Air NZ interim profit dives by 34% in “challenging” environment

CEO Chris Luxon: The airline will be reviewing its network, fleet and cost base as growth slows.


New Air Canada service to boost NZ tourism
28 Feb 2019   /

New Air Canada service to boost NZ tourism

The Auckland – Vancouver seasonal service is expected to inject around $38m into the NZ economy.


Air NZ calls on tourism industry to “follow its lead” as it slashes prices
26 Feb 2019  

Air NZ calls on tourism industry to “follow its lead” as it slashes prices

Air New Zealand has called on the country’s tourism industry to “supercharge domestic tourism” by following its lead and slashing prices. 


Air NZ set to slash domestic airfares
26 Feb 2019  

Air NZ set to slash domestic airfares

The airline is believed to be preparing to cut airfares on some of its routes by up to 50%. 


Watch: Air NZ-led Northland promo launches
5 Feb 2019   /

Watch: Air NZ-led Northland promo launches

The promotion stars actors Joe Naufahu from Game of Thrones and Jayden Daniels from Shortland Street.


China Southern backs NZ lantern festivals
5 Feb 2019   /

China Southern backs NZ lantern festivals

China Southern Airlines has added sponsorship of New Zealand’s largest showcase of Chinese culture to its portfolio of investments fostering relations between the two countries.


Air NZ predicts big profit fall on softening travel and tourism
30 Jan 2019   /

Air NZ predicts big profit fall on softening travel and tourism

CEO Chris Luxon says the airline is concerned with its latest outlook as markets show signs of slower growth.


Air NZ extends free summer wi-fi promotion
22 Jan 2019  

Air NZ extends free summer wi-fi promotion

Air NZ has extended its free inflight summer wi-fi promotion to the end of March citing its popularity with passengers. 


Invercargill “is ready to go” ahead of direct Air NZ Auckland service
17 Dec 2018  

Invercargill “is ready to go” ahead of direct Air NZ Auckland service

Southlanders are hopeful of a visitation boost following the announcement by Air New Zealand of a trial direct service between Invercargill and Auckland.


Air NZ to trial first direct Invercargill – Auckland service
14 Dec 2018  

Air NZ to trial first direct Invercargill – Auckland service

Air New Zealand is set to trial a direct flight between Invercargill and Auckland in the second half of 2019 – the first ever time it has offered the service between the two cities.


Strike notices lifted as Air NZ, unions reach agreement
13 Dec 2018  

Strike notices lifted as Air NZ, unions reach agreement

Union leaders are yet to ballot their members but a strike that threatened 120,000 customers looks to be off.


Air NZ staff threaten three-day strike
12 Dec 2018  

Air NZ staff threaten three-day strike

Air NZ’s engineers have ramped up the stakes in their dispute with the airline extending their proposed strike to three days.


Air NZ adds Christchurch to Singapore summer service for 2019
10 Dec 2018  

Air NZ adds Christchurch to Singapore summer service for 2019

Air New Zealand is to boost its service between Christchurch and Singapore introducing new seasonal flights for the peak summer travel period next year.


Unions: Air NZ has 14 days to avert strike on busiest travel day
7 Dec 2018  

Unions: Air NZ has 14 days to avert strike on busiest travel day

The dispute over pay and conditions could affect 42,000 travellers on the airline’s busiest day of the year.
 


Air NZ: December 21 strike “devastating” for customers
7 Dec 2018  

Air NZ: December 21 strike “devastating” for customers

Almost 42,000 customers booked to fly on 21 December now face potential cancellations.


Watch: Air NZ teams test its new A321neo, which starts service today
23 Nov 2018  

Watch: Air NZ teams test its new A321neo, which starts service today

A look at the testing conducted by Air NZ’s teams before today’s inaugural service, flight NZ739 from Auckland to Brisbane.


Singapore Airlines nudges out Air NZ for world’s best award
14 Nov 2018   /

Singapore Airlines nudges out Air NZ for world’s best award

Air NZ still won AirlineRatings’ 2019 best premium economy and Pacific airline accolades.


Air NZ targets Gold Coast with new neo
13 Nov 2018   /

Air NZ targets Gold Coast with new neo

Air New Zealand is ramping up its trans-Tasman service using its new Airbus A321neo to boost capacity by almost 60% on its Auckland-Gold Coast service.


WRAL boosts capacity with additional Christchurch, Wellington flights
15 Oct 2018   /

WRAL boosts capacity with additional Christchurch, Wellington flights

Hamilton Airport is continuing to expand its capacity with the announcement today of a further six flights per week between Hamilton, Christchurch and Wellington.


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.


Forecast: NZ hotel prices, airfares to jump in 2019
30 Jul 2018   /

Forecast: NZ hotel prices, airfares to jump in 2019

The predicted growth is the highest of any country in the APAC region and compares only to that expected from Norway next year. 


Virgin to boost Central Coast market with Newcastle flights
19 Jul 2018   /

Virgin to boost Central Coast market with Newcastle flights

Direct flights between Auckland and Newcastle will further open NSW’s Central Coast for NZ tourism.