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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.

Air New Zealand grounds flights after engine problems

BBC News  2017-12-07 04:29:54

Other airlines have previously reported problems with the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines.

Air New Zealand cancels flights after "events" involving Rolls-Royce engines

Reuters  2017-12-07 02:19:15

(Reuters) - Air New Zealand Ltd said on Thursday "two recent events" involving Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Trent 1000 engines had prompted it to cancel and delay some international flights over the coming ...

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines boost capacity through Changi

The New Zealand Herald  2017-12-07 00:00:00

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines will jointly launch a third daily flight between Auckland and Singapore from later next year, boosting capacity on the route by up to 40 per cent.The joint venture ...

Air NZ flight to Buenos Aires returns to Auckland with engineering issue

The New Zealand Herald  2017-12-06 09:46:40

An Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Buenos Aires has spent less than two hours in the air before returning to Auckland International Airport.The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner left the airport at 8.33pm ...

Flying from Dunedin to Auckland with Air New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-30 21:30:00

Gordon Gillan flies aboard Air New Zealand's NZ672 from Dunedin to Auckland. The plane: An Airbus A320. Class: I had a Seat ticket, meaning I flew with a checked-in bag (you're allowed up to 23kg). ...

Air New Zealand goes year-round to Adelaide with a Dreamliner

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-29 02:58:47

Air New Zealand will use its Dreamliner between Auckland and Adelaide all year round.The aircraft was initially scheduled to operate the route three times per week over the peak period from October 26 ...

Flying from Rarotonga to Auckland with Air New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-27 22:00:00

Louise Taylor flies aboard Air New Zealand's flight NZ45 from Rarotonga to Auckland. The plane : B777-200. This one was 11 years old and in nice shape. Class: Economy. Price: One-way seat fares from ...

Antarctic disaster air hostess remembered at her West Auckland grave

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-27 17:00:00

Suzanne Marinovic's body was brought home after she was killed in the 1979 Air New Zealand plane crash at Mt Erebus and buried in Auckland's Waikumete Cemetery.Tonci Marinovic, 80, visited the grave yesterday ...

The country's best wine revealed at Air New Zealand awards

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-25 12:00:03

A Marlborough chardonnay has won the top prize at this year's Air New Zealand Wine Awards which attracted more than 1300 entries.The Isabel Chardonnay Marlborough 2016 won the Air New Zealand Champion ...

Black Friday fare fever: Air New Zealand flights to LA and other Pacific Rim cities for $669

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-23 12:01:00

Travel agents are getting in on Black Friday fever with cut-price deals, including return fares to eight destinations around the Pacific rim for less than $670.Helloworld has limited economy seats, all ...

Air NZ fares to London - how low can they go?

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-10 17:00:00

Flight Centre has fired the latest shot in the airfare war, with Air New Zealand return flights to London dropping below $1300The agent says its $1299 fare is the cheapest ever for Air New Zealand flights ...

Air New Zealand's warning over summer peak flying

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-09 23:57:06

Air New Zealand is warning passengers to consider taking out domestic travel insurance and turn up early during the summer peak during which it will put on 90,000 more seats.Some passengers and crew missed ...

Air fare war heats up: London flights on Air NZ even cheaper

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-07 05:19:32

A price war has broken out for Air New Zealand flights to London, with one travel agency offering return tickets for $1399.This follows House of Travel yesterday selling what it said was the best Air ...