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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 ...

Air New Zealand to boost services to Honolulu for summer 2018

Breaking Travel News  2017-08-08 09:25:21

Air New Zealand will fly almost 60,000 additional seats between Auckland and Honolulu from April to October next year, an increase of 75 per cent compared with this year. The airline will operate an additional ...

The Great Escape: House of Travel's 30-year journey

The New Zealand Herald  2017-08-04 17:00:00

Nearly 50 years ago Chris Paulsen joined a travel industry where going overseas was for a privileged few.Straight out of school in Christchurch he was an office junior at Air New Zealand, an airline run ...

Plane makes emergency landing at Hamilton Airport

The New Zealand Herald  2017-08-02 04:32:00

A plane has made an emergency landing at Hamilton Airport around 4.23pm today.Fire crews were on standby at the airport after an outbound Air New Zealand plane returned soon after takeoff.Flight NZ5623 ...

The Great Escape: Air New Zealand revenue boss explains what's going on with airfares

The New Zealand Herald  2017-07-31 21:42:04

Airfares that are effectively free are already here and more are on the way.Air New Zealand's chief revenue officer Cam Wallace said ultra-low fares at times dipped below taxes and charges during times ...

British Airways is taking on Air New Zealand with its new inflight safety video

The New Zealand Herald  2017-07-18 20:49:13

British Airways is taking on Air New Zealand with the launch of a star-studded inflight safety video.In light of Comic Relief, or Red Nose Day in the UK, the British carrier has created an inflight safety ...

Air New Zealand numbers show high flyers have a sweet tooth

The New Zealand Herald  2017-07-18 02:47:23

If you've ever wondered how many of those iconic boiled lollies get handed out on Air New Zealand flights each year, here's your answer.Passengers munch their way through a phenomenal 14.5 million of the ...

Court goes against Air NZ pilots

The New Zealand Herald  2017-07-15 00:16:36

A pilots' union is "considering its options" after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of Air New Zealand in a dispute over its collective employment agreement.The dispute centred on one clause in the New ...