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Full flights are causing wait times of up to 20 days for rebookings, but the airline says it is working to speed up the process.
A new way to apportion carbon emissions taxes on airline passengers could be the answer to creating a fairer system that does not discriminate based on travel class.
A 1962 tourist flight that disappeared without a trace will be remembered at an event in Christchurch.
Kiwi company Ocean Flyer has hailed the success of the first electric seaglider test flight by US manufacturer REGENT.
Air New Zealand, Christchurch Airport, Sounds Air and Wellington Airport have been appointed to a 21-member Industry Advisory Board that will oversee the development of a new electric airplane.
Air New Zealand’s first shipment of sustainable aviation fuel will arrive next week with more than 1.2 million litres on board.
Wings over Wairarapa is returning to Masterton in 2023 – and it will include an expanded education programme to tempt people into a career in science, technology, engineering, arts, or mathematics (STEAM).
Limited air capacity is leading to fewer flight options and more expensive airfares for travellers, according to Corporate Traveller.
Cancelled flights, disrupted vacations, and frayed tempers are rife as people take to the skies and the airline industry comes under pressure.
New Zealand Aviation Museum Trust has raised $35,000 towards the upkeep of the John Smith Mosquito, a De Havilland aircraft from WW2.
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.
The deal could advance New Zealand towards a zero-carbon future and make use of the country’s ‘blue highway’.
More than a third of 5,500 air passengers surveyed said they planned to fly less to reduce their climate impact.
The Board of Airline Representatives of New Zealand (BARNZ), airlines and travel agencies have lauded the government’s decision to fast-track border reopenings.
The funding brings government support close to $1bn for its Maintaining International Air Connectivity scheme.
Police and the Civil Aviation Authority are concerned about a growing number of laser strikes on helicopters and passenger planes.
Any government move to reduce international visitor numbers post-Covid to concentrate on higher spending arrivals could impact the cost of Kiwi food exports, according to a new study.
The government has extended its support for the international aviation sector to help maintain international passenger services and trade connections.
Emergency Management Otago and Fire and Emergency New Zealand have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner on a new Aviation Emergency Support Plan.
Includes first Saudi women to train as air traffic controllers abroad.
The Government will inject another $170m into the aviation sector through to the end of October 2021.
New Zealand pilots waiting for international aviation to restart will be able to use their skills to meet an urgent need for heavy agriculture machinery operators.
The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre will host a once-only display compilation of the John Smith Collection at the 2021 Dangerous Skies WW2 Exhibition next Easter.
Flights would run daily with 12 return services a week, using Sounds Air’s turbo-prop Pilatus PC12 aircraft.
The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association says it is frustrated at “misinformation” on international Covid-19 restrictions regarding international flight crew protocols.
The CAA has advised operators of the potential hazards of returning parked aircraft to service after extended downtime due to the Covid-19 crisis.
The company’s turbine workshop had been operating under temporary workflow restrictions following a March CAA audit but had now resumed normal operations.
The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre has been appointed guardian of the John Smith collection of warbirds.
Dates for the next Wings Over Wairarapa event have been locked in, scheduled for 26-28 February 2021.
The Government is continuing to repatriate New Zealanders stranded overseas due to the Covid-19 outbreak, with 39 people from Vanuatu brought home via a New Zealand Defence Force C-130 Hercules.
The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association is urging the aviation sector to work together to keep jobs in New Zealand, rather than lose highly skilled Kiwis to international markets in the recovery from Covid-19.
Airways New Zealand’s air traffic controllers will defer a planned pay increase in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and its impact on the aviation sector.
Glacier Country Heliport at Franz Josef on the South Island’s West Coast has become the first heliport in New Zealand to achieve Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) ‘Part 139’ qualifying aerodrome certification.
Rising prices for both international and domestic airfares were one of the main drivers behind a 0.5% increase to the consumer price index (CPI) in the December quarter, according to Stats NZ.
The regulator says it has taken steps to improve performance in the wake of the 2015 Fox Glacier crash.
The Civil Aviation has lifted the temporary suspension of all 21 Gippsland GA8 aircraft operating in New Zealand.
The popular scenic tours aircraft has been grounded after a crash in Sweden killed nine.
Totally Tourism’s The Helicopter Line has opened a new base at Takapō / Lake Tekapo.
The operator has praised “focused and conscientious” 20-year old pilot, Joshua Christensen, who died in a mid-air collision on Sunday.
The Christchurch-based operator will now control one of only two helicopter concessions to fly over the whale sanctuary.
The introduction of direct flights to Seoul by Air New Zealand could prove a fillip for visitation from South Korea, according to Tourism New Zealand.
However, the airline says it wants to stimulate tourism by tapping into new markets.
Air NZ is adding South Korea to its Pacific Rim network announcing the introduction of a new direct service to Seoul by the end of the year.
The Science Media Centre approached Professor Michael Lück from AUT’s School of Hospitality & Tourism for comment on the CAA’s suspension of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Here is his reply.
The Civil Aviation Authority has suspended the operation of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to or from New Zealand.
The operator has resumed flying operations after one of its aircraft ditched in Auckland Harbour on Friday.
One of Auckland Seaplanes’ aircraft has crashed in the Auckland harbour, nose-diving into the water.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism has added West Coast scenic flights to its 14-strong portfolio of tourism experiences.
The operator will use Waiheke Island’s sole airstrip to launch a new land-based air service.
Asia Pacific could add an extra 2.35 billion passengers by 2037, says a new forecast.
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