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Air New Zealand named best airline in the world by Conde Nast Traveler

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-18 22:22:51

Air New Zealand has been named the best airline in the world by luxury travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.The airline moved up two places from last year, when it was named as the third best airline ...

Air New Zealand boosts number of flights to Houston

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-10 21:05:56

Air New Zealand will fly almost every day from Auckland to Houston using a newly configured Dreamliner for most of next winter.Air New Zealand now flies five times aweek to Houston year-round. From March ...

What not to do on in-flight Wi-Fi

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-09 03:45:39

Air New Zealand passengers will soon have the ability to post their plane bathroom selfies while still on the plane, thanks to its new in-flight Wi-Fi service. Air New Zealand announced today that it is ...

Air New Zealand starts Wi-Fi trial on some international flights

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-09 01:57:07

Air New Zealand has started trialling its new inflight Wi-Fi service on a long-haul Boeing 777-300 aircraft.The airline is joining a growing list of carriers offering connectivity in the air and those ...

Air New Zealand's new Dreamliner has more seats in the pointy end

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-08 22:45:19

The first of Air New Zealand's new-look Boeing 787-9s has arrived in Auckland, with a freshly configured interior offering more premium seats.The airline says this is in response to growing demand for ...

Air NZ's Christopher Luxon says businesses which just cut back aren't doing anything useful

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-04 01:32:23

Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon says businesses that just cut jobs, investment and customer service aren't doing anything useful and needed to think more broadly about their bottom line. ...

Air NZ sustainability panel gets new members

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-03 04:32:11

In the lead-up to a big sustainability event in Auckland tomorrow, Air New Zealand has appointed British ecological economist Professor Tim Jackson and carbon emissions policy specialist Dr Suzi Kerr to ...

Christopher Luxon defends Air New Zealand's seats

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-28 19:11:57

Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon has defended his airline seats after a complaint from a shareholder at the company's annual meeting.A shareholder asked why seats in the economy cabin ...

Air NZ weighing options to recoup fuel disruption costs but says fares won't go up

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-28 04:58:18

Air New Zealand is still dealing with the lingering impact of the fuel pipeline failure but is now looking at recouping costs and will push for an overhaul of infrastructure.Chief executive Christopher ...

Air NZ names new strategy chief to replace Stephen Jones

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-21 01:57:14

Air New Zealand has appointed Nick Judd as chief strategy, networks and alliances officer. Judd, who is currently group general manager commercial, will replace Stephen Jones who leaves the airline shortly ...

Air New Zealand battles to overcome fuel shortages

Breaking Travel News  2017-09-20 14:11:49

Air New Zealand?s domestic network is operating largely as normal and the situation is beginning to stabilise as the airline manages its way through the impact of Refining New Zealand?s temporary shut-down ...

Air New Zealand battles to overcome fuel shortages

Breaking Travel News  2017-09-20 14:11:28

Air New Zealand?s domestic network is operating largely as normal and the situation is beginning to stabilise as the airline manages its way through the impact of Refining New Zealand?s temporary shut-down ...

Air New Zealand battles to overcome fuel shortages

Breaking Travel News  2017-09-20 14:11:04

Air New Zealand?s domestic network is operating largely as normal and the situation is beginning to stabilise as the airline manages its way through the impact of Refining New Zealand?s temporary shut-down ...

Refinery pipeline crisis: Fuel supplies dwindle in Pacific

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-19 03:02:01

Air New Zealand is being forced to fly an empty plane to Wellington to refuel before flying on to long haul destinations as supplies dwindle in the Pacific.As rationing continues to hit airlines, Air New ...

Air New Zealand CFO Rob McDonald to retire

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-18 02:11:22

Air New Zealand chief financial officer Rob McDonald will retire at the end of the year and will be succeeded by group general manager of corporate finance, Jeff McDowall.McDonald has been with the airline ...

Air NZ warned of impact of pipeline failure five years ago

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-17 21:56:07

Air New Zealand warned five years ago in a submission that a hit to the Marsden Point to Wiri pipeline could be a weak link, voicing concerns about the security of aviation fuel supply.Today it expressed ...

Former Air New Zealand boss Rob Fyfe appointed to board of Air Canada

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-16 03:28:02

Former Air New Zealand boss Rob Fyfe is heading back to work for an airline after being appointed to Air Canada's board.Fyfe is credited with helping turn around Air New Zealand's commercial fortunes ...

Air New Zealand reports near record profits for financial 2017

Breaking Travel News  2017-08-23 13:03:13

Air New Zealand has today announced earnings before taxation for the 2017 financial year of $527 million, compared to $663 million in the prior year - the second highest result in the airline?s history. ...

Air New Zealand reports near record profits for financial 2017

Breaking Travel News  2017-08-23 09:03:57

Air New Zealand has today announced earnings before taxation for the 2017 financial year of $527 million, compared to $663 million in the prior year - the second highest result in the airline?s history. ...

Air New Zealand eyes potential biofuel partners

Air Transport World  2017-08-17 16:07:00

Air New Zealand has identified two companies that could eventually provide biofuel for its fleet, although the carrier stresses that any large-scale use of the alternative fuel is still a long way off.read ...