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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.


Regional air connections vital to Kāpiti recovery – mayor
18 May 2020   /

Regional air connections vital to Kāpiti recovery – mayor

“Air Chathams plays an important role in our community and in supporting our district to recover from the unprecedented impacts of Covid-19.”


Etihad lands in NZ for the first time to repatriate Kiwis
14 May 2020  

Etihad lands in NZ for the first time to repatriate Kiwis

Etihad Airways yesterday visited New Zealand skies for the first time ever in a special mission to repatriate New Zealanders from the United Arab Emirates.


Air NZ boots alert level 2 schedule, revives Hokitika
12 May 2020   /

Air NZ boots alert level 2 schedule, revives Hokitika

Air New Zealand has added seven more domestic services to its Covid-19 alert level 2 schedule.


Queenstown, Rotorua, Marlborough flights back at alert level 2
8 May 2020   /

Queenstown, Rotorua, Marlborough flights back at alert level 2

“We’ll be strongly encouraging Kiwis to support our tourism sector and to visit friends and family,” says Air NZ’s CEO.


Almost 300 Air NZ jet pilots made redundant
7 May 2020   /

Almost 300 Air NZ jet pilots made redundant

Almost 300 Air New Zealand jet pilots have been made redundant with around 900 remaining at the carrier, says the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association. 


Resuming domestic travel the first step – Aviation NZ
7 May 2020   /

Resuming domestic travel the first step – Aviation NZ

The resumption of air travel within New Zealand is vital if the possibility of trans-Tasman travel is going to be explored.


Emirates launches weekly cargo flights to NZ
6 May 2020   /

Emirates launches weekly cargo flights to NZ

Emirates SkyCargo will be launching four weekly cargo services to New Zealand from 3 May to help connect businesses in the country to key trading partners across the globe.


First airlines sign up to $330m cargo deal with Govt
4 May 2020   /

First airlines sign up to $330m cargo deal with Govt

The first successful applicants for a new cargo scheme include Air New Zealand, China Airlines, Emirates, Freightways Express, Qantas and Tasman Cargo.


Air NZ March passengers fall 26%
30 Apr 2020   /

Air NZ March passengers fall 26%

Air New Zealand passenger numbers fell to 1.36 million in March 2020, down 25.9% on the same month last year.


Air NZ named ‘most reputable’ on both sides of the Tasman
29 Apr 2020   /

Air NZ named ‘most reputable’ on both sides of the Tasman

Air New Zealand has topped the RepTrack annual reputation rankings, being named the most reputable company in both New Zealand and Australia.


Air NZ postpones NY, cuts Buenos Aires, LAX-LHR services
24 Apr 2020   /

Air NZ postpones NY, cuts Buenos Aires, LAX-LHR services

Air New Zealand will not resume its suspended Auckland-Buenos Aires and Los Angeles-London routes and has postponed the launch of its non-stop service to New York. 


What alert levels 3 and 2 mean for NZ travel
23 Apr 2020   /

What alert levels 3 and 2 mean for NZ travel

Airlines will still be required to severely restrict their capacity to meet physical distancing requirements at Covid-19 alert level 2, according to the Ministry of Transport.


Work on ‘trans-Tasman bubble’ gathering momentum – BARNZ
22 Apr 2020   /

Work on ‘trans-Tasman bubble’ gathering momentum – BARNZ

Industry will soon move into a working group phase on the proposal, says the airline association.


Two regions return as Air NZ adjusts domestic services
22 Apr 2020   /

Two regions return as Air NZ adjusts domestic services

Tauranga and Napier have returned to Air New Zealand’s schedule.


March CPI: International, domestic airfares fall
21 Apr 2020   /

March CPI: International, domestic airfares fall

Transport costs fell 1.7% in the March 2020 quarter, mainly influenced by price falls for international airfares and petrol, according to the latest consumers price index.


Philippine Airlines brings Kiwis home
21 Apr 2020   /

Philippine Airlines brings Kiwis home

A Philippine Airlines repatriation service into Auckland Airport has brought home 184 Kiwis from Manila.


Air NZ: Social distancing, alert level will determine services
16 Apr 2020   /

Air NZ: Social distancing, alert level will determine services

The airline says it will start bringing more domestic flights back at Covid-19 alert level 1.


South American repatriation flight lands
15 Apr 2020   /

South American repatriation flight lands

Kiwis returning on a repatriation flight from South America were welcomed by airport operational staff this morning.


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.