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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 ...

Crack appears in Air NZ plane's windscreen during flight: 'I thought I was going to die'

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-06 07:50:29

An Air New Zealand plane window that started cracking mid-flight forced the pilot to drop altitude suddenly today, leaving at least one passenger fearing for his life.The 2pm flight 8835 from Hokitika ...

Crack appears in Air NZ plane's windscreen during flight: 'I thought I was going to die'

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-06 06:30:14

An Air New Zealand plane window that started cracking mid-flight forced the pilot to drop altitude suddenly on Sunday, leaving at least one passenger fearing for his life.The 2pm flight 8835 from Hokitika ...

Agent says its Air New Zealand fares to London are the best ever

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-06 04:14:44

House of Travel is selling what it says is the best Air New Zealand airfare to London it's ever offered.Passengers can fly economy from $1649 return a person aboard during March and April next year.The ...

Air New Zealand takes top spot in ratings site awards

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-02 17:51:10

Air New Zealand has been named airline of the year by AirlineRatings.com for the fifth year in a row.The awards, judged by six editors with over 180 years' industry experience, combines major safety and ...

United Airlines Resumes Seasonal Service to New Zealand

PR Newswire  2017-10-27 16:19:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With United Airlines' (UAL) seasonal service between San Francisco (SFO) and Auckland, New Zealand (AKL) scheduled to resume on Sunday, Oct. 29, United Airlines and ...

United Airlines Resumes Seasonal Service to New Zealand

PR Newswire  2017-10-27 16:19:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With United Airlines' (UAL) seasonal service between San Francisco (SFO) and Auckland, New Zealand (AKL) scheduled to resume on Sunday, Oct. 29, United Airlines and ...

Air New Zealand named best airline in the world by Conde Nast Traveler

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-18 22:22:51

Air New Zealand has been named the best airline in the world by luxury travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.The airline moved up two places from last year, when it was named as the third best airline ...

Air New Zealand boosts number of flights to Houston

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-10 21:05:56

Air New Zealand will fly almost every day from Auckland to Houston using a newly configured Dreamliner for most of next winter.Air New Zealand now flies five times aweek to Houston year-round. From March ...

What not to do on in-flight Wi-Fi

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-09 03:45:39

Air New Zealand passengers will soon have the ability to post their plane bathroom selfies while still on the plane, thanks to its new in-flight Wi-Fi service. Air New Zealand announced today that it is ...