Tuesday, 25 March 2014
Air New Zealand romance campaign proves huge success in China
Romance is alive and well in China as Air New Zealand launches “Love is a Journey,” the latest phase in its popular romance themed marketing campaign.
Monday, 3 February 2014
Air New Zealand the name behind the new Queenstown International Marathon
Air New Zealand has been announced as the naming rights sponsor for one of the country’s newest and most anticipated international sporting events – the Queenstown International Marathon.
Monday, 26 November 2012
Air New Zealand unveils stunning 777-300 aircraft inspired by The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Air New Zealand, the official airline of Middle-earth, today unveiled its stunning 777-300 aircraft which is set to become a flying billboard for the soon-to-be-released movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Air New Zealand Hobbit-inspired 777-300 aircraft makes first appearance in Los Angeles and London
Air New Zealand’s Hobbit-inspired 777-300 has been a huge draw card on its first journey to London via Los Angeles this weekend. The aircraft, operating as NZ2, was a spectacular site landing at Los Angeles International Airport this morning (NZ time) and is currently en route to make its first appearance at London’s Heathrow Airport at 2300 hours tonight (NZ time).
Wednesday, 7 November 2012
New Sydney check-in kiosks will save passengers time
Air New Zealand is the first airline to offer all international passengers departing Sydney International Airport for trans-Tasman and Pacific Island destinations fast track kiosk check-in facilities.
Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Night Rider™ takes off
The first of Air New Zealand’s much talked about Night Rider™ services take off tonight, with two Boeing 737s chock full of Kiwis taking advantage of $29 ‘seat’ fares between Auckland and Wellington.
Consumers to benefit from Air New Zealand/Cathay Pacific strategic agreement on New Zealand-Hong Kong route
Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific today announced a new strategic agreement on services operated by both airlines between New Zealand and Hong Kong, effective from 31 January 2013.
Air New Zealand announces changes to Hong Kong and London services
Air New Zealand will withdraw services between Hong Kong and London from 4 March 2013 as the airline focuses on returning its international network to profitability.
Monday, 5 November 2012
Air New Zealand safety video a global hit
Air New Zealand's latest safety video is a global hit, achieving worldwide media coverage and 6.2 million YouTube views in just four days since launching.
Thursday, 25 October 2012
Airfares Up as Airport Price Hikes Hit Home
Air New Zealand is reducing capacity into Gisborne as a result of the local airport’s decision to increase landing fees by 106% from December 1.
Friday, 19 October 2012
Air NZ launches daily late night $29 flights between Auckland and Wellington
Air New Zealand is launching a new daily Night Rider™ service with every seat on the aircraft available at a fare of $29, for the last flight of the day between Auckland and Wellington.
Thursday, 18 October 2012
Last call for The Great Walker global search
Time is running out to enter Air New Zealand’s Great Walker competition. With only a few days left to be in to experience the adventure of a lifetime entries have already been received from Invercargill to Iceland – and many points in between.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Tuatara take off with Air New Zealand and DOC
Air New Zealand and the Department of Conservation (DOC) today achieved the largest and most complex tuatara relocation ever undertaken. The 260 tuatara travelled on commercial flights from Wellington to Gisborne, Hamilton and Dunedin.
Monday, 15 October 2012
Air New Zealand is heading back to Bali
Bali is fast becoming the holiday destination of choice for Kiwis with Air New Zealand today announcing it will operate a second season of Auckland to Bali services next year.
Friday, 21 September 2012
Air New Zealand calls for ban on hand-held lasers
Air New Zealand is calling for a New Zealand ban on powerful hand-held laser devices to protect the safety of the travelling public following the sentencing today of a teenager who aimed lasers at three commercial aircraft and a police helicopter.
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Altitude VIP Completions welcomes its first VIP customer to New Zealand in style
Altitude Aerospace Interiors today welcomed the first new Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) into its Christchurch-based completion facility following a non-stop delivery flight from Los Angeles to Auckland.
Thursday, 30 August 2012
Air New Zealand Expects Earnings to More than Double in 2013
Air New Zealand is forecasting a strong improvement in financial performance after announcing normalised earnings before taxation* for the 2012 financial year of $91 million, up 21 percent on 2011.
Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Eagle Air Beech Fleet – Update 2
Eagle Air will resume operation tomorrow morning following the completion of a precautionary fleet inspection this evening.
Tuesday, 7 August 2012
Eagle Air fleet being inspected
Air New Zealand is inspecting its fleet of Beech 1900D aircraft after hairline cracks were found in the tail area of an aircraft during routine maintenance inspection.
Friday, 27 July 2012
Air New Zealand domestic fares tumble, again
Air New Zealand is slashing fares on domestic trunk routes for the second time in nine months, as it launches an extra 6000 seats a week into the market over the coming year.
Thursday, 21 June 2012
Celebrity-spotting now available on Air New Zealand
In-flight celebrity-spotting on Air New Zealand flights has taken on a whole new meaning with a new safety video featuring everyone from world leaders and musicians to sports stars.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Air New Zealand Announces New Chief Executive Officer
Air New Zealand has appointed Christopher Luxon as its next Chief Executive Officer.
Monday, 18 June 2012
High-flying Kiwi adventurer to take on the world with seven marathons in seven days
Kiwi adventurer and Air New Zealand pilot Mike Allsop is set to undertake an incredible mission to run seven marathons, in seven continents, in just seven days.
Friday, 11 May 2012
50% more seats to Hawaii
Air New Zealand is adding significant new capacity to its Auckland – Honolulu route to meet high customer demand for this popular holiday destination.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Significant capacity boost for Auckland-Perth alliance services
Air New Zealand and alliance partner Virgin Australia today announced plans to boost capacity on the busy Auckland-Perth route by more than 20% in the upcoming financial year
From 3 September, Air New Zealand will replace its 234 seat Boeing 767-300 with a 304 seat Boeing 777-200ER aircraft on its non-stop Auckland-Perth service.
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Hollywood star takes on New Zealand golfing talent at 30,000 feet
Hollywood actor Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda, Crash, Ocean's Thirteen) and top New Zealand golfers Lydia Ko and Phil Tataurangi had some unique putting practise this morning ahead of the NZ PGA Pro-Am Championship in Queenstown later this week.
Thursday, 22 March 2012
Air New Zealand's 30,000ft in-flight putting challenge tees off
From today, passengers on board Air New Zealand’s all black A320 will be invited to take part in a world first for in-flight entertainment on selected services between Auckland and Queenstown.
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Mount Cook ATR fleet - Update 6
Mount Cook Airline expects to be able to get almost all passengers to their destinations today as more aircraft become operational following its full fleet inspection.
Monday, 19 March 2012
Mount Cook ATR fleet - Update 5
Mount Cook Airline says it expects to be able to accommodate around 97% of passengers booked to travel tomorrow as more aircraft become operational following its full fleet inspection.
Mount Cook ATR fleet - Update 4
Mount Cook Airline expects to have another three of its ATR72-500 aircraft back in the air tomorrow following an inspection of its full fleet of 11 aircraft.