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The best airlines and lounges in the world

The New Zealand Herald  2017-06-22 02:33:02

Under-siege Qatar Airways has been named the world's best airline and the Air New Zealand-operated Star Alliance lounge at Los Angeles has won in the World Airline Awards.The Star Alliance lounge in the ...

Chrissy Teigen reunites with Air NZ

The New Zealand Herald  2017-06-19 21:46:19

Air New Zealand has reached out to a former safety video star through social media in hopes of a reunion - and it looks like it worked.A-list model Chrissy Teigen recently admitted her love for airline ...

Rugby fans' flying visit - in and out in a day

The New Zealand Herald  2017-06-12 03:21:43

Rugby fans are being airlifted into Wellington for the July 1 All Blacks v Lions game because the city's accommodation is well and truly booked.Air New Zealand and Wellington Airport are working together ...

Air New Zealand to go shopping for new ultra-long range planes

The New Zealand Herald  2017-06-06 05:58:07

Air New Zealand will go shopping for their next wide body planes from the end of the year as it eyes ultra long range routes into the North or South America.Chief executive Christopher Luxon said the new ...

Kiwi family furious at missing a day of holiday after being bumped from flight to Rarotonga

The New Zealand Herald  2017-06-04 19:36:32

A Kiwi family are fuming after being bumped from an overbooked Air New Zealand flight to Rarotonga, costing them a day of relaxation on what was supposed to be a five-night holiday.They had bought the ...

Air New Zealand's Mother's Day cargo load

The New Zealand Herald  2017-05-12 00:37:52

To help celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, Air New Zealand is flying two tonnes of fresh flowers around the country - three times its usual amount.The country's national air carrier will transport a selection ...

Air New Zealand upgrades Houston service, adds another flight to Argentina

The New Zealand Herald  2017-05-10 03:16:12

Air New Zealand will fly a new configuration Dreamliner between Auckland and Houston from later this year as it targets more of the premium market.The airline will also step up flights to Buenos Aires ...

Air NZ boss to United: Don't waste a good crisis

The New Zealand Herald  2017-05-05 02:34:40

Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon says United Airlines ''shouldn't waste a good crisis'' created when a passenger was dragged from an overbooked plane.He said the US airline's ''abysmal ...

Air New Zealand Hobbit plane among the 'ugliest planes that have ever flown'

The New Zealand Herald  2017-05-03 22:20:09

Air New Zealand has billed itself as the official "airline to Middle-earth" since it debuted its first Lord of the Rings livery on a Boeing 747 back in 2002.But now, one of these iconic themed jets has ...

Air New Zealand appoints new leadership for UK market

Breaking Travel News  2017-05-02 08:17:32

Air New Zealand has announced three new appointments including Jorge Flores-Garcia as the sales manager for the UK and Europe. At the same time, Sandra Rogat will take up the role of manager of market ...

Matt Heath: My revenge on United Airlines

The New Zealand Herald  2017-04-30 17:00:00

Air New Zealand has topped the AMR corporate reputation index for the second year in a row and is now No1 in Australia too. No surprise. Air New Zealand is a bloody great airline.The look, the feel, the ...

Air NZ serves airline food in London pop-up restaurant

The New Zealand Herald  2017-04-25 19:02:44

A trendy pop-up restaurant is serving only airline food from Air New Zealand.The temporary eatery in London's Soho opened on Monday after it was revealed a quarter of Brits think airplane food is worse ...

Air New Zealand among top airlines in TripAdvisor survey

The New Zealand Herald  2017-04-11 01:14:33

Air New Zealand has been recognised in TripAdvisor's inaugural Travellers' Choice Awards for airlines, coming in fifth overall and named runner up in the Asia-Pacific region behind commercial partner Singapore ...

The NZ business where 46,000 people a year want to work

The New Zealand Herald  2017-04-07 17:00:00

Air New Zealand's human relations boss Jodie King spent a few days cleaning planes during the summer holiday peak.''It was really hard work," she says.The task was part of the airline's policy of getting ...

Air New Zealand says goodbye to the Dreamliner of its time

The New Zealand Herald  2017-03-30 21:46:04

Air New Zealand's last Boeing 767 takes flight today, ending 32 years of service for the plane described as the Dreamliner of its time.Millions of passengers have flown on 767s which opened up the Pacific ...

Editorial: Air New Zealand and Qantas form new transtasman airline bond

The New Zealand Herald  2017-03-26 17:00:00

Air New Zealand and Qantas have put aside their cut-throat commercial rivalry to form a new bond. It also has the potential of being good for passengers.The two airlines, with other Australian based carriers ...

Air New Zealand & Qantas form new lobbying group

Air Transport World  2017-03-09 13:37:00

Air New Zealand, Qantas and four other airlines are establishing an association to lobby on common causes such as airport fees, taxes and infrastructure reform.read more

Air New Zealand, Cathay extend partnership

Air Transport World  2017-02-28 18:41:00

Air New Zealand and Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific have extended their strategic partnership deal for another five years, and Cathay has announced a new route to New Zealand.read more

Air NZ leads sharemarket higher

The New Zealand Herald  2017-02-23 09:11:56

New Zealand shares rose today, led by Air New Zealand and Spark New Zealand, while Sky Network Television fell to its lowest level in almost eight years after its merger with Vodafone was disallowed by ...

Air NZ identifies headwinds in that could push its profit down 28 per cent for the full year

The New Zealand Herald  2017-02-23 01:43:55

Air New Zealand says continued strong growth in inbound tourism and scaled back capacity from competitors on some routes will help as it faces a drop in profit of up to 28 per cent for for the full year.The ...