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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.


Airlines rank highly in KPMG NZ report
12 Jul 2019   /

Airlines rank highly in KPMG NZ report

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand took out second and third place in KPMG’s 2019 New Zealand Customer Experience Excellence Report.


Air NZ: Fog disrupts regional network
11 Jul 2019   /

Air NZ: Fog disrupts regional network

Fog and low cloud across the central and upper North Island, as well as parts of the South Island, caused major disruption to Air New Zealand’s regional services.


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.