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Editorial: Shane Jones delivers a few home truths about our so-called 'national carrier'

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-22 01:32:09

I've never warmed to Shane Jones, sensing an element of blather and opportunism about him, but I'm happy to get in his corner over his blast at Air New Zealand.And it's not because he has a $6 million ...

Message from the Far North to Air NZ: 'You've got the bloody money to fly to Kaitaia'

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-21 22:58:51

A former Far North mayor has taken a swipe at Air New Zealand's service to his region and backed Cabinet Minister Shane Jones' criticism of the airline's board.Wayne Brown said it the stance of the airline's ...

Opinion: Why Air NZ is the politicians' favourite whipping boy

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-21 02:23:13

Shane Jones isn't the first and won't be the last politician to stick it to Air New Zealand.Although he may have picked the wrong place to first have a crack ? Kerikeri's air links are expanding thanks ...

Air New Zealand to present at the dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ADR Virtual Investor Conference on March 21, 2018

PR Newswire  2018-03-19 12:35:00

Company invites individual and institutional investors, as well as advisors, to attend interactive, real-time virtual event AUCKLAND, New Zealand, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Air New Zealand (NZX: ...

Air New Zealand improves economy class Skycouch

Breaking Travel News  2018-03-09 15:53:11

Parents travelling with little ones will soon enjoy even greater freedom to choose how they fly with Air New Zealand making some enhancements to its award-winning Economy Skycouch.

Air New Zealand flight's departure delayed at Auckland Airport because of technical difficulties

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-01 02:40:49

An Air New Zealand flight has been delayed in departing from Auckland Airport after the pilot was unable to take off because of "technical issues".Air NZ547, was due to leave Auckland for Christchurch ...

Profits fall in first half of financial year at Air New Zealand

Breaking Travel News  2018-02-27 08:38:05

Air New Zealand has announced earnings before taxation for the first six months of the 2018 financial year of $323 million, compared to $349 million in the prior period. The airline also announced the ...

Air New Zealand pushes up extra charges by up to 50 per cent on domestic flights

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-26 02:41:59

Air New Zealand is hiking charges by up to 50 per cent for extras on its domestic jet flights.The airline from tomorrow will increase seat plus bag fares from $10 to $15. FlexiTime add-on fares on A320s ...

Air New Zealand's next big call - Boeing or Airbus?

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-25 04:03:19

Air New Zealand is getting closer to making the big call on its next long-haul model of plane.Airbus and Boeing are likely to tender for the deal next year.Chief executive Christopher Luxon said the airline ...

Why Air New Zealand is flying from Auckland to Taipei in Taiwan

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-22 01:24:12

Air New Zealand says new non-stop flights between Auckland and Taipei will help boost tourism from Taiwan and provide more incentive for Kiwis to fly there.The airline will fly up to five times a week ...

Air NZ's Luxon on soaring revenue, Dreamliner issues and patient travellers

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-21 19:44:53

Air New Zealand has thanked transtasman travellers for their patience after the mixed response to charter planes filling in for Dreamliners that need engine maintenance and repairs.Chief executive Christopher ...

Watch: Herald Business Traveller rates Air New Zealand's Portuguese charter plane

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-20 04:32:32

Air New Zealand will rely on Portuguese charter operator Hi Fly to plug gaps across the Tasman for the next five weeks while engines on some Dreamliners are repaired. Herald Business Traveller flew ...

Emirates Auckland-Bali flight means chasing the sun just got easier for Kiwi holidaymakers

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-19 21:50:10

Just when Air New Zealand was about to wave goodbye to the Emirates juggernaut flying from Auckland across the Tasman, the Dubai-based airline is back in direct competition on another developing route.From ...

Airbus wooing Air New Zealand with $500m A350 test model in Auckland

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-10 04:50:11

Airbus is showing off its latest generation A350 in Auckland on Tuesday at the tail end of a global promotional tour aimed at wooing airline customers, including Air New Zealand.At 73m long, the A350XWB-1000 ...

Matrons of aviation to psychedelic jellybeans: How Air New Zealand's uniforms have served through the ages

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-01 01:00:00

Snapshots show how the airline launched the 'designer uniform' and tackle fashion's most infamous eras, including the swinging sixties and seventies, as compiled by James Draper for the Mail Online They've ...

Emergency services respond to plane in trouble

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-29 06:42:00

Emergency services have responded to an incident following reports of a plane in trouble. An Air New Zealand spokesperson said pilots on NZ8138, a Bombardier Q300 aircraft travelling from Tauranga to ...

'Hundreds' of passengers hit by Air New Zealand online airfare pricing error

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-26 05:16:28

Air New Zealand customers are fuming following tickets purchased through online travel websites cancelled after a pricing error.American national Jennifer Lutz bought round-trip flights from Atlanta to ...

Stranded passengers forced to sleep in airport after Air NZ flight delay

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-22 22:17:13

Air New Zealand passengers are sleeping in Japan's Tokyo airport terminal after snowfall stranded their plane.The airline admits heavy snow and an airport closure had meant they weren't able to fly out ...

Price takes up chief marketing role with bmi

Breaking Travel News  2018-01-17 15:37:32

bmi has appointed Antony Price as director marketing & customer with immediate effect. Price brings over 20 years? aviation experience and has held senior leadership positions with Air New Zealand and ...

Flying from Auckland to Christchurch with Air New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-16 19:00:00

Api Talemaitoga flies from Auckland to Christchurch ? again ? on Air New Zealand's flight NZ531. The Plane: Airbus A320 ? the workhorse of the Air New Zealand Domestic and Pacific fleet. This is my ...