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387 pilot jobs at risk at Air NZ – pilots’ association
8 Apr 2020   /

387 pilot jobs at risk at Air NZ – pilots’ association

The proposed cutback is more than a fifth of the carrier’s 1800 pilots.


Air NZ bolsters board, appoints chief people officer
8 Apr 2020   /

Air NZ bolsters board, appoints chief people officer

Air New Zealand has appointed Joe McCollum as its new chief people officer.


Data shows full impact of coronavirus on air traffic
7 Apr 2020   /

Data shows full impact of coronavirus on air traffic

In the week after the Government’s 23 March lockdown announcement, scheduled airline traffic declined by 47%, or 8600 flights to 4400, compared with the same period last year, says Airways.


Global air capacity falls 77% in first week of April
7 Apr 2020   /

Global air capacity falls 77% in first week of April

International airline seat capacity fell to just 23% of what it was in the first week of April last year, according to travel insights firm ForwardKeys.


American Airlines eyes NZ return
6 Apr 2020  

American Airlines eyes NZ return

The carrier says it plans to resume its Auckland – Los Angeles service in October.


APAC govts urged to provide support for airlines
27 Mar 2020   /

APAC govts urged to provide support for airlines

The International Air Transport Association has written to the heads of government of 18 states in Asia Pacific region to appeal for emergency support to airlines as they fight for survival due to the Covid-19 outbreak.


Air NZ international capacity to fall 95% during lockdown
26 Mar 2020   /

Air NZ international capacity to fall 95% during lockdown

Air New Zealand will operate a limited international network from March 30 to May 31 to enable essential travel and to keep air freight moving to North America and Asia.


BARNZ urges understanding after airline schedules disrupted
23 Mar 2020   /

BARNZ urges understanding after airline schedules disrupted

The closure of the borders to all but New Zealanders and their families is starting to affect future flight schedules, said Justin Tighe-Umbers, executive director at the Board of Airline Representatives New Zealand.


Security, Airways boost in $600m aviation support
19 Mar 2020   /

Security, Airways boost in $600m aviation support

The Govt says it recognises airlines and airports are being hit hard by Covid-19.


Domestic demand to take further hit – Kantar
18 Mar 2020   /

Domestic demand to take further hit – Kantar

Kiwis’ appetite for travel dissipating.


MFAT urges overseas Kiwis to “return to NZ while you can”
18 Mar 2020   /

MFAT urges overseas Kiwis to “return to NZ while you can”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is urging Kiwis overseas to consider returning home while they can.


Air NZ cuts trans-Tasman flights
17 Mar 2020   /

Air NZ cuts trans-Tasman flights

Air New Zealand is slashing trans-Tasman capacity by 80%.


Union urges Air NZ to minimise job losses
17 Mar 2020   /

Union urges Air NZ to minimise job losses

E tū is urging Air New Zealand and all aviation employers to minimise job losses as the airline announces an estimated 30% workers, or up to 3700, will be made redundant.


Air NZ to slash international capacity by 85%
16 Mar 2020   /

Air NZ to slash international capacity by 85%

The airline has imposed a trading halt on its shares and has started permanent position redundancies.


Airlines struggle with cancellations and flights
16 Mar 2020   /

Airlines struggle with cancellations and flights

Airlines are scrambling to deal with cancellations and consolidating flights.


Union preparing for unprecedented disruption to aviation
16 Mar 2020   /

Union preparing for unprecedented disruption to aviation

The E tu union is preparing for a scale of disruption to the aviation industry unlike anything witnessed before.


Landing slot operator relaxes ’80/20′ rule for airlines
12 Mar 2020   /

Landing slot operator relaxes ’80/20′ rule for airlines

With coronavirus prompting airlines to cancel flights, airlines risk losing their slots.


Airport calls for relaxation of slot rules for airlines
10 Mar 2020   /

Airport calls for relaxation of slot rules for airlines

Auckland Airport is supporting international calls to relax airport slot rules to help airlines protect their businesses during the coronavirus outbreak.


Air NZ costs drive interim profit down 33%
27 Feb 2020   /

Air NZ costs drive interim profit down 33%

Air New Zealand’s costs outstripped increased passenger revenue and it has reported a sharp fall in after-tax profit for the six months ending December 2019.


Air NZ dangles economy class sleepers for Akl – NY service
26 Feb 2020  

Air NZ dangles economy class sleepers for Akl – NY service

Air New Zealand has dangled a sleeper service for economy class passengers called Economy Skynest.


Airports v homes – airline group’s concerns over residential growth
25 Feb 2020   /

Airports v homes – airline group’s concerns over residential growth

Airlines are concerned about their ability to influence state housing developments when a new Parliamentary Bill becomes law.


Air NZ takes accounting hit
29 Jan 2020  

Air NZ takes accounting hit

Air New Zealand final profit result will be hit by some one-off items when revealed in late February.


New Nelson – Wellington flights to boost business
20 Jan 2020  

New Nelson – Wellington flights to boost business

Tasman businesses will be boosted by a new Wellington – Nelson service launched by Originair, says a local business association.


A350 a “vote of confidence” in tourism – Wellington Chamber
4 Nov 2019   /

A350 a “vote of confidence” in tourism – Wellington Chamber

SA will use one of the world’s most modern aircraft on its Wellington service, which will also increase in frequency.


Christchurch lands direct US connection with new LAX flights
29 Oct 2019  

Christchurch lands direct US connection with new LAX flights

Tourism is in for a $52m boost when American Airlines starts flying direct to the South Island, says CIAL.


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.


Regional pilots approve new contract in Air NZ merger
16 Oct 2019  

Regional pilots approve new contract in Air NZ merger

The end is nigh for Mount Cook Airlines and Air Nelson, which will from December operate as Air NZ.


Luxon: How Air NZ could help plug Jetstar’s regional gap
26 Sep 2019  

Luxon: How Air NZ could help plug Jetstar’s regional gap

Air New Zealand will consider increasing non-peak capacity and working with smaller airlines to promote their services on the regional routes Jetstar is abandoning, according to Christopher Luxon.


Air NZ signs multibillion-dollar Dreamliner contracts
25 Sep 2019  

Air NZ signs multibillion-dollar Dreamliner contracts

Air New Zealand has signed contracts to buy eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft, worth around US$2.7bn (NZ$4bn) in total.


Last day in post for Air NZ’s Luxon
25 Sep 2019   /

Last day in post for Air NZ’s Luxon

Air New Zealand chief executive Christoper Luxon has his last day in post today.


Tourism takes centre stage in Ngāi Tahu and Air NZ partnership
24 Sep 2019   /

Tourism takes centre stage in Ngāi Tahu and Air NZ partnership

Regional engagement to identify sustainable visitor growth opportunities and a commitment to tourism marketing and promotion form the backbone of a new economic growth agreement between Air New Zealand and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.


Flat August for Air NZ domestic market
20 Sep 2019   /

Flat August for Air NZ domestic market

Air New Zealand carried 1.321 million passengers in August 2019, up 2.2% on the same month last year


ASEAN regional air services agreement talks take off
20 Sep 2019  

ASEAN regional air services agreement talks take off

The government and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have begun talks on a unified air services agreement in a move the government said could create new growth opportunities for inbound travel.


Air NZ abandons Kia Ora logo trademark attempt
18 Sep 2019  

Air NZ abandons Kia Ora logo trademark attempt

Air New Zealand is abandoning its attempt to trademark its Kia Ora magazine logo following an outcry from some in the Māori community over cultural appropriation.


Air NZ to swallow up regional subsidiaries
18 Sep 2019   /

Air NZ to swallow up regional subsidiaries

Air New Zealand is merging its two regional subsidiaries into its main jet business to “achieve better operational alignment”, says the airline.


Hong Kong passenger numbers tumble at Akl Airport
16 Sep 2019   /

Hong Kong passenger numbers tumble at Akl Airport

Hong Kong passenger movements at Auckland Airport fell to 3,045 in July, down 21.8% on the same month last year.


Air NZ data breach “a real wake-up call” – Nick Judd
9 Sep 2019  

Air NZ data breach “a real wake-up call” – Nick Judd

Processes were not as tight as they should have been, says the airline’s chief strategy officer.


Air Chathams goes international with Norfolk Island service
9 Sep 2019  

Air Chathams goes international with Norfolk Island service

Air Chathams started its international service from Auckland to Norfolk Island on Friday.


Air NZ profit falls 31% as costs, slowdown bite
22 Aug 2019   /

Air NZ profit falls 31% as costs, slowdown bite

The airline will push ahead with more cost-cutting following a wide-ranging business review.


New Invercargill direct service to inject up to $12.5m
22 Aug 2019  

New Invercargill direct service to inject up to $12.5m

The new Air New Zealand service between Auckland and Invercargill could inject up to $12.5m into the Southland region, according to economic development agency Great South.


Twyford signs-off Air NZ, Cathay jv extension
22 Aug 2019  

Twyford signs-off Air NZ, Cathay jv extension

Minister of transport Phil Twyford has re-authorised Air New Zealand’s and Cathay Pacific’s joint venture alliance for another five years.


Air NZ appoints acting CEO
21 Aug 2019   /

Air NZ appoints acting CEO

Air New Zealand’s chief financial officer, Jeff McDowall, has been appointed acting chief executive.


Air Chathams: A year in Kāpiti-Auckland numbers
21 Aug 2019  

Air Chathams: A year in Kāpiti-Auckland numbers

Air Chathams’ Kāpiti – Auckland service carried more than 40,000 passengers on 1472 flights in its first year.


Air NZ, Singapore Airlines to boost capacity
15 Aug 2019  

Air NZ, Singapore Airlines to boost capacity

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines will boost capacity between Auckland and Singapore with an additional 35,000 seats.


Air NZ suffers data breach in phishing scam
9 Aug 2019  

Air NZ suffers data breach in phishing scam

Two staff accounts were hacked in a phishing scam resulting in a breach of customer data, says the airline.


Luxon: NZ must position itself as a premium destination
8 Aug 2019   /

Luxon: NZ must position itself as a premium destination

We can’t have the joint turning into Cancun or Bali, says Air NZ’s CEO.


Air NZ “unlikely” to significantly reduce carbon emissions
30 Jul 2019   /

Air NZ “unlikely” to significantly reduce carbon emissions

The airline says until biofuels and electric aircraft are available it will be difficult to cut emissions.


Air NZ: Passenger numbers lift in June off Asia growth
29 Jul 2019   /

Air NZ: Passenger numbers lift in June off Asia growth

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Air NZ, Singapore Airlines boost Asia services
22 Jul 2019  

Air NZ, Singapore Airlines boost Asia services

Connectivity between NZ and Asia will be stepping up in 2020 as both airlines announce plans for more services to the region.


Auckland Airport: China arrivals fall 14% in May
18 Jul 2019   /

Auckland Airport: China arrivals fall 14% in May

The ending of Hong Kong Airline’s service from Auckland led to a fall in China visitor arrivals of 13.7% in May, says Auckland Airport in its latest passenger movements update.