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Air New Zealand scraps single-use plastic from flights

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-17 02:03:44

It's crunch time for disposable plastic items on Air New Zealand flights.Speaking at the Sustainability Breakfast in Wellington, the national carrier said it will be removing a further 14 of single-use ...

Virgin Australia will use Strata lounge in Auckland and build others after Air New Zealand deal ends

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-16 12:02:00

Virgin Australia is setting up a new international lounge network in this country and Australia for its passengers following the break-up with Air New Zealand.The announcement marks the ground phase of ...

Air New Zealand's secret cabin revamp turns to Nasa for seat ideas

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-14 04:00:00

Air New Zealand is looking at the zero gravity position of astronauts as a way of seating its long-haul passengers more comfortably as it continues secret work on its next-generation cabins.The airline ...

Virgin Australia beefing up for transtasman battle

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-10 17:00:00

Weeks out from its breakup with Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia says it ready to roll out its "full armoury" in what is shaping up as a three-way battle over the Tasman.The Australian airline is also ...

Koru Lounge crunch: 'I wish I had been turned down'

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-10 03:14:00

An Air New Zealand Koru Club member said she wished she'd been turned away from the airline's Auckland International Airport premium lounge saying it was packed with people over-piling plates of food and ...

Air New Zealand Koru Lounge crunch: Passenger felt like 'second class citizen'

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-09 19:05:52

An Air New Zealand Koru Club member says she felt like a ''second-class citizen'' after being rejected at the airline's Auckland International Airport premium lounge.The woman, who was travelling with ...

Air New Zealand's Koru Club full: Passengers diverted to airport's Strata Lounge

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-09 01:30:57

Some Air New Zealand passengers travelling tomorrow have been told they can't get usual access to its international premium lounge because of ''exceptionally high demand''.Instead they will have to use ...

Air New Zealand must pay $20,000 to pilot following simulator saga: Employment Relations Authority

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-07 07:12:15

Air New Zealand must pay $20,000 for not acting in good faith to a veteran pilot stood down after crashing a simulator.Peter Cross, a Boeing 777 captain, was stood down after a full failure in the simulator ...

Air New Zealand, SIA partnership approved for 5 more years

Air Transport World  2018-10-05 16:45:00

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand have been granted regulatory approval to continue their joint venture partnership for another five years, and the pair are preparing to introduce more combined services.read ...

Air New Zealand flight chaos as fog blankets Christchurch Airport

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-01 22:22:34

Air New Zealand is advising passengers travelling through Christchurch Airport to defer travel if they can today to avoid major disruption because of knock-on affects from fog.Customers booked to travel ...

Air New Zealand begins search for new uniform designer

Breaking Travel News  2018-09-28 08:25:27

Air New Zealand is kicking off the design process for a new uniform for cabin crew and airport staff. Currently, close to 4,500 cabin crew and airport staff wear Trelise Cooper designed garments.

Air New Zealand beings search for new uniform designer

Breaking Travel News  2018-09-28 08:25:10

Air New Zealand is kicking off the design process for a new uniform for cabin crew and airport staff. Currently, close to 4,500 cabin crew and airport staff wear Trelise Cooper designed garments.

Competition with Fly My Sky for Whangārei flights to keep Air NZ on its toes

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-27 18:00:00

Entry of a small airline into the Whangārei market has been welcomed - even by Air New Zealand. Auckland-based Fly My Sky currently operates between the City of Sails and Great Barrier Island and will ...

Air New Zealand schedules A321neo service to start in November

Air Transport World  2018-09-27 14:43:00

Air New Zealand has revealed plans to begin operating its first two Airbus A321neos on short-haul international routes in November.read more

Air New Zealand's new uniforms: What we want to see on the runway

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-26 23:57:01

As the pink, green and blue uniforms of Air New Zealand's flight staff are phased out, we speak to Viva 's Dan Ahwa on what we want from the airline's new look The national air carrier has announced ...

Fly My Sky: Auckland airline to challenge Air New Zealand on Whangarei flights

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-26 21:36:18

A small Auckland airline is to compete with national carrier Air New Zealand, as it proposes an Auckland to Whangarei route.Fly My Sky currently operates a service between Auckland and Great Barrier Island ...

Air New Zealand to revamp its staff uniforms

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-26 04:28:45

Air New Zealand will start work on a new uniform this year and plans to introduce it in its next generation of long-range planes.Chief executive Christopher Luxon said the current uniform had been the ...

Air New Zealand: First the apology, now fare increases

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-26 02:30:33

Air New Zealand is pushing up some prices on a number of domestic routes by up to 8 per cent and $10 each way across the Tasman, a corporate travel agent says.These are the latest in a series of price ...

Air New Zealand's new Airbus A320s start services in November

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-25 22:42:29

Air New Zealand is putting 25 per cent more seats into some of its new short-haul planes which will start flying from mid-November.The airline will get 13 of the new planes (seven A321neos and six A320neos) ...

Top-flight tech: The 50 most tech-friendly airlines revealed

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-25 21:51:45

The airlines with the best on-board tech have been revealed - and it's Qatar Airways that is top.The state-owned flag carrier narrowly beat Emirates, which came second in the ranking.Air New Zealand has ...