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Airfares to stabilise, fall around Q1 2023 – Flight Centre CEO
21 Oct 2022   /

Airfares to stabilise, fall around Q1 2023 – Flight Centre CEO

But they may remain relatively high while airlines grapple with capacity uncertainty, says Graham ‘Skroo’ Turner.


Fiji Airways ramps up Wellington flights
11 Oct 2022   /

Fiji Airways ramps up Wellington flights

Fiji Airways is ramping up flights between Wellington and Nadi over the peak summer period.


Airlines urged to stop paying lip service to consumer rights
15 Sep 2022   /

Airlines urged to stop paying lip service to consumer rights

Airlines are being encouraged to lift their game and provide, accurate information about customers’ rights when flights are cancelled or delayed.


AirAsia to resume Auckland flights
19 Jul 2022   /

AirAsia to resume Auckland flights

AirAsia will resume flights between Auckland and Kuala Lumpur via Sydney from 1 November.


Auckland Airport expects 22 airlines back by Dec
18 Jul 2022   /

Auckland Airport expects 22 airlines back by Dec

Auckland Airport’s network will include 22 airlines and 37 destinations by December 2022, returning to 72% of 2019 capacity.


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.


Qatar Airways boosts trans-Tasman schedule
28 Jun 2022   /

Qatar Airways boosts trans-Tasman schedule

Qatar Airways is increasing the number of flights on its Adelaide to Auckland service from three to five flights per week from 1 July.


Air Tahiti Nui resumes NZ flights
6 May 2022   /

Air Tahiti Nui resumes NZ flights

Air Tahiti Nui has resumed flights to and from Auckland, opening up direct connections between Tahiti and New Zealand.


APAC airlines see twofold traffic increase – IATA
6 May 2022   /

APAC airlines see twofold traffic increase – IATA

Carriers in Asia Pacific experienced an almost twofold increase in traffic in March 2022, compared to the same month last year, up 197%, according to the International Air Transport Association.


Jetstar splashes domestic sale with $26 flights
4 May 2022   /

Jetstar splashes domestic sale with $26 flights

Jetstar has kicked off a campaign that offers 50,000 fares across its domestic network starting from $26.


Cathay Pacific to reconnect Auckland – Hong Kong
28 Apr 2022   /

Cathay Pacific to reconnect Auckland – Hong Kong

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific will resume Auckland services on 4 June.


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 Chathams slaps three-month fuel surcharge on all flights
22 Mar 2022   /

Air Chathams slaps three-month fuel surcharge on all flights

The company said it would review the fuel surcharge when fuel prices returned to ‘normal levels’.


…while aviation preps for Easter, school holidays takeoff
17 Mar 2022   /

…while aviation preps for Easter, school holidays takeoff

The Board of Airline Representatives of New Zealand (BARNZ), airlines and travel agencies have lauded the government’s decision to fast-track border reopenings.


Flight trainers to take strike action against Air NZ
9 Mar 2022   / /

Flight trainers to take strike action against Air NZ

E tū cabin crew leaders are set to take strike action this month as a result of failing wage negotiations with Air New Zealand.


Air NZ expects FY21 pretax loss of up to $450m
18 Jun 2021   /

Air NZ expects FY21 pretax loss of up to $450m

Red ink at national carrier seen as staunched somewhat compared to last FY due to strong domestic, cargo.


New Tahiti trade link could open to ad hoc passengers
25 May 2021  

New Tahiti trade link could open to ad hoc passengers

French Polynesian border remains closed to New Zealand, but could include passengers on ad-hoc basis in future.


Air Chathams to resume Auckland-Norfolk Island flights
16 Apr 2021   /

Air Chathams to resume Auckland-Norfolk Island flights

Largest privately-held NZ airline returns to international route, additional flights will be added in August.


Emirates boosts Auckland return flights
23 Mar 2021   /

Emirates boosts Auckland return flights

Emirates will boost services between Auckland and Dubai from 28 March.


Barrier Air expands services with new Cessna Caravan
21 Jan 2021  

Barrier Air expands services with new Cessna Caravan

Auckland’s Barrier Air has increased its North Shore offering to 10 services per week after adding a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan to its fleet.


Singapore Airlines adds Auckland flight
10 Nov 2020   /

Singapore Airlines adds Auckland flight

Singapore Airlines will add capacity to and from Auckland from 3 December.


Airlines revive trans-Tasman services as safe travel zone opens
16 Oct 2020   /

Airlines revive trans-Tasman services as safe travel zone opens

Jetstar and Qantas resume trans-Tasman services flying between Auckland and Sydney.


Airlines add Taupō services to main centres
9 Oct 2020  

Airlines add Taupō services to main centres

Air New Zealand will add three more weekly return Taupō services provided from Monday, November 2.


Sounds Air commits to zero-emission EV flights
1 Oct 2020   /

Sounds Air commits to zero-emission EV flights

Sounds Air plans to operate electric aircraft in New Zealand by the end of the decade.


$10m investment helps Barrier Air weather Covid crisis
28 Sep 2020  

$10m investment helps Barrier Air weather Covid crisis

Great Barrier Airlines’ transformation over the past four years has put it in a good position to weather the Covid-19 test, chief operating officer Grant Bacon said.


NZ’s second-oldest airline marks 65 years
14 Sep 2020  

NZ’s second-oldest airline marks 65 years

INFLITE’s Mount Cook Ski Planes will mark 65 years in operation with a long weekend of birthday celebrations at its Pukaki Airport base at Aoraki Mackenzie.


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.


Originair snaps up Hamilton to Palmy service
9 Sep 2020   /

Originair snaps up Hamilton to Palmy service

Hamilton Airport will re-establish the Hamilton-Palmerston North route following a new partnership with Originair.


Wānaka generates ‘highest ever’ interest in Sounds Air service – CEO
8 Sep 2020  

Wānaka generates ‘highest ever’ interest in Sounds Air service – CEO

Andrew Crawford says his new Wānaka to Christchurch service is simply “giving people what they want”.


Flights suspended, seats more expensive due to social distancing
25 Aug 2020   /

Flights suspended, seats more expensive due to social distancing

Industry urges Govt to review social distancing rules on aircraft as services stop.


Air NZ backs mandatory masks on services
25 Aug 2020   /

Air NZ backs mandatory masks on services

Air New Zealand supports the mandatory use of masks or face coverings on all public transport, says chief executive Greg Foran.


Aircrew Covid risk overstated – BARNZ
20 Aug 2020   /

Aircrew Covid risk overstated – BARNZ

New Zealanders should be more worried about the economic shock of airlines pulling out of the country than the risk of contracting Covid-19 from air crew.


Air NZ changes schedule for new Covid alert levels
17 Aug 2020   /

Air NZ changes schedule for new Covid alert levels

Air New Zealand is extending its fare flexibility and adjusting its domestic network for the change in Covid-19 alert levels.


Air NZ puts further hold on Australia bookings
14 Aug 2020   /

Air NZ puts further hold on Australia bookings

The airline has also outlined what passengers can expect while travelling under changed alert levels.


Emirates to cover Covid-19 expenses up to $260k
27 Jul 2020   /

Emirates to cover Covid-19 expenses up to $260k

The move made Emirates the first airline in the world to offer free, global cover for Covid-19 related costs.


Air NZ ramps up domestic schedule for August
27 Jul 2020   /

Air NZ ramps up domestic schedule for August

Air New Zealand has ramped up its domestic schedule for August to 70% of pre-Covid-19 levels.


Sounds Air targets Sept take-off from Wanaka after “overwhelming support”
9 Jul 2020   /

Sounds Air targets Sept take-off from Wanaka after “overwhelming support”

The airline is proposing a scheduled direct service with up to 15 return flights a week.


Govt quarantine plan for airlines needed – BARNZ
8 Jul 2020  

Govt quarantine plan for airlines needed – BARNZ

A booking system ensuring returnees have iso-accommodation arranged before flying is being considered.


Air NZ reconnects Auckland, Wellington services to Invercargill
6 Jul 2020   /

Air NZ reconnects Auckland, Wellington services to Invercargill

Air New Zealand’s direct A320 jet service between Auckland and Invercargill resumes today.


Survey results to determine Chch to Wanaka flights – Sounds Air
26 Jun 2020  

Survey results to determine Chch to Wanaka flights – Sounds Air

Regional airline Sounds Air may launch a Christchurch to Wanaka weekly service depending on whether a survey indicates sufficient support.


Singapore Airlines restarts return NZ services
24 Jun 2020   /

Singapore Airlines restarts return NZ services

Singapore Airlines will start flying return services from Singapore to Auckland and Christchurch.


Air NZ boosts Chch, Queenstown services with Dreamliner, A321neo
18 Jun 2020   /

Air NZ boosts Chch, Queenstown services with Dreamliner, A321neo

“This is great news for tourism and those wanting to hit the slopes,” says the airline.


Air NZ to resume scheduled international passenger services
11 Jun 2020   /

Air NZ to resume scheduled international passenger services

Air New Zealand will restart scheduled international passenger flights with one return service a week to Narita Airport, Tokyo, on 25 June.


All domestic routes now resumed – Air NZ
9 Jun 2020   /

All domestic routes now resumed – Air NZ

The resumption of the routes meant that the airline was operating to all 20 of the domestic destinations it serviced pre-Covid-19.


Air NZ passenger numbers plummet 99% in April
8 Jun 2020   /

Air NZ passenger numbers plummet 99% in April

Air New Zealand passenger numbers were down 99% due to Covid-19 restrictions in April.


First Air India repatriation flight arrives
8 Jun 2020  

First Air India repatriation flight arrives

A repatriation service flying direct from Delhi arrived at Auckland Airport over the weekend – the first direct Air India flight between the two countries since the Covid-19 lockdown.


Singapore Airlines restarts Akl, Chch passenger flights
2 Jun 2020   /

Singapore Airlines restarts Akl, Chch passenger flights

However, there is no word yet on when its services to Wellington will restart.


Air NZ extends limited international schedule
26 May 2020   /

Air NZ extends limited international schedule

Air New Zealand will extend its limited international schedule through to 31 August 2020.


Air Chathams preps for take off with discounted fares, reduced services
20 May 2020   /

Air Chathams preps for take off with discounted fares, reduced services

Air Chathams is ending seven weeks of hibernation to relaunch scheduled flights from its Auckland Airport base to Whakatane, Whanganui and the Kapiti Coast.


Originair to resume services, donates to Salvation Army
19 May 2020  

Originair to resume services, donates to Salvation Army

Originair will resume its flight schedule on the Nelson–Palmerston North and Nelson–Wellington routes from 29 May 2020.