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Air New Zealand reshuffles widebody fleet as 787 restrictions take hold

Air Transport World  2018-04-17 17:19:00

Air New Zealand will reshuffle its widebody fleet and seek more leased aircraft as it copes with new operational restrictions for the Boeing 787s used on long-haul routes.read more

Strict new FAA order for many Rolls-Royce powered Dreamliners forces Air New Zealand to juggle its fleet

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-16 22:26:50

Air New Zealand's international network faces further disruption as United States regulators bring in tough new standards covering how far Dreamliners can fly from airports in the case of an engine shut ...

Virgin Australia expands New Zealand network after partnership breakup

Air Transport World  2018-04-16 15:25:00

Virgin Australia is increasing routes and frequencies to New Zealand following the termination of its alliance with Air New Zealand, which becomes effective in October.read more

Virgin Australia fires back at Air New Zealand with more seats on the Tasman

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-16 03:26:56

Virgin Australia has fired back in what is shaping up as a post-divorce battle with Air New Zealand across the Tasman, putting on more than 40,000 extra seats next summer.The Australian airline says its ...

Tony Marks: End of another holiday affair for Air New Zealand and Virgin air share

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-09 17:00:00

Death of one-sided romance with Virgin inevitable, writes Tony Marks. It's deja vu all over again ... on the Tasman.Take yourself back to the early 90s. Air New Zealand is losing money on most routes ? ...

Air New Zealand boosts network to replace Virgin Australia alliance

Air Transport World  2018-04-09 15:58:00

Air New Zealand is moving quickly to add services to Australia following the breakup of its partnership with Virgin Australia.read more

Air New Zealand named among the best airlines in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-09 04:01:00

Air New Zealand has been chosen as one of the best airlines in the world by users of the travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor . New Zealand's national carrier was named in second place, following ...

Jilted Virgin left wondering: When airlines divorce and the impact on passengers

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-05 02:53:39

The Air New Zealand-Virgin Australia breakup has proven that any relationship that starts out hot and heavy can quickly turn bad. The two airlines got together seven years ago for mutually beneficial reasons ...

Whanganui passenger flight provider Air Chathams likely to pick up Kapiti-Auckland route

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-05 01:00:54

The success of Air Chathams' move into Whanganui-Auckland passenger flights looks likely to pay dividends for Kapiti Coast travellers.Air Chathams began flying between Whanganui and Auckland in August ...

Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia terminate partnership

Air Transport World  2018-04-04 15:13:00

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia are ending their strategic alliance covering flights between the two countries. read more

Splitsville: Air New Zealand parts company with Virgin Australia

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-04 08:49:32

An acrimonious split is looming after Air New Zealand pulled the plug on a seven-year relationship with Virgin Australia.In the latest move in a worsening relationship, the New Zealand carrier announced ...

Virgin Australia receives notice of Air New Zealand's intention to end alliance

Reuters  2018-04-04 04:18:07

(Reuters) - Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday it received a notice from Air New Zealand regarding the termination of the airlines' strategic alliance.

Air New Zealand has cachet with Chinese flyers

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-28 17:00:30

Scott Cara took up the role of Air New Zealand's Regional General Manager Asia in April 2016.Shanghai-based Cara has global experience including Japan, New Zealand, Australia, United States, the United ...

Air New Zealand's new direct flight to Chicago a boost to tourism

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-28 02:33:01

The already booming United States tourism market is set for a boost at the end of the year with Air New Zealand's new Auckland to Chicago route.The new three-times a week service will provide more than ...

Chicago here we come - Air New Zealand confirms plans for flights

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-27 21:16:07

Air New Zealand has confirmed it will launch a new non-stop service between Auckland and Chicago.As revealed in the Herald this week, the service to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport will start ...

Air New Zealand calls for tougher drone regulations following near miss

Air Transport World  2018-03-27 08:36:00

A near collision between a drone and a Boeing 777 on March 25 has prompted Air New Zealand to call for stricter regulations for drone operators.read more

Air New Zealand webcast presentation now available for on-demand viewing: dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ADR Virtual Investor Conference

PR Newswire  2018-03-26 12:35:00

Company invites individual and institutional investors, as well as advisors, to log-on to view the presentation AUCKLAND, New Zealand, March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Air New Zealand (NZX: AIR, ASX: ...

Air New Zealand about to announce its next direct ultra-long route

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-26 03:41:51

Air New Zealand is about to announce a new route, likely the long-flagged direct service to Chicago.The travel industry has been invited to a ''where to next'' event at it the airline's Auckland headquarters ...

Bryan Gould: Air NZ must be told marooning towns not part of plan

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-25 17:00:00

Reports that Air New Zealand have been charging Kiwis twice as much for domestic flights out of Auckland as they charge Australians will come as no surprise to those in the provinces who are sadly all ...

Hi Fly, airline industry's ultimate nomads prepare for next mission after flying for Air NZ

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-22 03:36:19

The head of a fast-growing charter airline that has plugged gaps for Air New Zealand across the Tasman during summer, says there's one important qualification for crew - a sense of adventure.Portugal's ...