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Airbus wooing Air New Zealand with $500m A350 test model in Auckland

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-10 04:50:11

Airbus is showing off its latest generation A350 in Auckland on Tuesday at the tail end of a global promotional tour aimed at wooing airline customers, including Air New Zealand.At 73m long, the A350XWB-1000 ...

Matrons of aviation to psychedelic jellybeans: How Air New Zealand's uniforms have served through the ages

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-01 01:00:00

Snapshots show how the airline launched the 'designer uniform' and tackle fashion's most infamous eras, including the swinging sixties and seventies, as compiled by James Draper for the Mail Online They've ...

Emergency services respond to plane in trouble

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-29 06:42:00

Emergency services have responded to an incident following reports of a plane in trouble. An Air New Zealand spokesperson said pilots on NZ8138, a Bombardier Q300 aircraft travelling from Tauranga to ...

'Hundreds' of passengers hit by Air New Zealand online airfare pricing error

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-26 05:16:28

Air New Zealand customers are fuming following tickets purchased through online travel websites cancelled after a pricing error.American national Jennifer Lutz bought round-trip flights from Atlanta to ...

Stranded passengers forced to sleep in airport after Air NZ flight delay

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-22 22:17:13

Air New Zealand passengers are sleeping in Japan's Tokyo airport terminal after snowfall stranded their plane.The airline admits heavy snow and an airport closure had meant they weren't able to fly out ...

Price takes up chief marketing role with bmi

Breaking Travel News  2018-01-17 15:37:32

bmi has appointed Antony Price as director marketing & customer with immediate effect. Price brings over 20 years? aviation experience and has held senior leadership positions with Air New Zealand and ...

Flying from Auckland to Christchurch with Air New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-16 19:00:00

Api Talemaitoga flies from Auckland to Christchurch ? again ? on Air New Zealand's flight NZ531. The Plane: Airbus A320 ? the workhorse of the Air New Zealand Domestic and Pacific fleet. This is my ...

Flying from Houston to Auckland with Air New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-16 04:00:00

Tejas Lamb flies from Houston to Auckland with Air New Zealand. The plane: Boeing 777-200. Class: Premium Economy. Price: $1032 one-way for one adult. Flight time: Scheduled for around 15 hours, ...

Flying from Auckland to Rarotonga with Air New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-16 01:13:14

Lauren Jones flies from Auckland to Rarotonga on Air New Zealand. The plane : A 787 Dreamliner. Class : Economy Class ? I travelled on a Seat + Bag fare. Price : Unsure of the exact price as we booked ...

Air New Zealand flies up global punctuality rankings

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-10 06:52:51

Air New Zealand and Auckland Airport are among the most punctual operators in the world, according to a report by travel data company OAG.The report, based on 57 million flight records for last year, said ...

What's on the horizon for Kiwi air travellers this year

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-05 17:30:00

As what's being dubbed the ''golden age'' of travel enters another year here's some of what's on the horizon for Kiwi air travellers this year. New routes Air New Zealand's next big leap has been long-awaited ...

Air New Zealand named among to 20 safest airlines

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-04 04:28:31

Perth-based AirlineRatings.com ranks Air New Zealand among the top 20 airlines among the 409 airlines it monitors.It has also named its bottom-ranked carriers for safety for the past year.They were; Air ...

The Great Xmas Airlift: Air New Zealand braces for busiest day of the year

The New Zealand Herald  2017-12-22 00:19:12

Air New Zealand is rolling out reinforcements to help with the travel passenger peak today.The airline says numbers are expected to peak today as close to 60,000 travellers head to their destinations and ...

Flying from Palmerston North to Auckland with Air New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald  2017-12-14 20:00:00

Alexander Robertson flies from Palmerston North to Auckland aboard NZ5110. The plane: ATR 72-500. It's like a pencil with wings. Class: Cattle. On time: Like clockwork! However, if there was going ...

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia boost Auckland to Brisbane flights

The New Zealand Herald  2017-12-14 03:54:27

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia will boost winter flights between Auckland and Brisbane as Emirates pulls off the route.An extra five flights by Air New Zealand and Virgin would add 38,000 more seats ...

Air New Zealand flight delayed by concerns over Samsung phone battery overheating

The New Zealand Herald  2017-12-14 00:06:51

An Air New Zealand flight bound for Rarotonga was delayed this morning after a passenger's phone battery overheated, sparking safety fears.The flight was about to take off from Auckland International Airport ...

Air New Zealand replaces grounded 787s with leased Hi Fly A330s

Air Transport World  2017-12-11 17:44:00

Air New Zealand has secured aircraft on short-term leases to cover for Boeing 787s grounded because of engine issues and reduced some operating parameters for the rest of its 787 fleet.read more

Air New Zealand Trent engine damaged by loose engine part

Air Transport World  2017-12-08 17:06:00

New information indicates there was significant damage to a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine on an Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 that recently was forced to turn back soon after takeoff.read more

Singapore Airlines launches new Auckland departure with Air New Zealand

Breaking Travel News  2017-12-08 04:07:55

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand have announced they will jointly launch a third daily flight between Singapore and Auckland from October 28th next year, boosting capacity on the route by up to 40 ...

Air New Zealand cancels flights following Rolls-Royce engine trouble

Breaking Travel News  2017-12-07 08:49:21

Air New Zealand has said problems with some of the Rolls-Royce engines on its aircraft have forced it to ground some international flights.