AIR NEW ZEALAND NEWS

 

Air NZ lifts domestic and international capacity

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-25 16:00:00

Air New Zealand is increasing its international capacity by 4.9 per cent and domestic capacity by 3.8 per cent as it starts to see a recovery in air travel.The increase in international capacity was for ...

Dollar-jetsetter's golden tickets

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-22 16:00:00

A jobless jetsetter is snapping up dozens of Air New Zealand's $1 Grabaseat fares - so he can earn enough Status points to gain gold flyer perks.Unemployed Lindsay Kum has flown to Hong Kong and Los Angeles ...

Air NZ flies high in awards

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-21 16:00:00

Air New Zealand has soared past Qantas at the annual world airline awards.Air New Zealand climbed from eighth-best in the world at last year's awards to fifth this year and was also named best Australia-Pacific ...

Air NZ beats Qantas as best airline

The Australian  2010-05-21 02:15:37

AIR NEW ZEALAND has beaten Qantas and V Australia to take the mantle of the Australia-Pacific's best airline.

Airlines use plastic cutlery up to 10 times

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-18 16:00:00

Plastic cutlery on some Air New Zealand flights is re-used up to 10 times before being thrown away.And Qantas makes it last even longer - one of its suppliers reportedly says plastic knives, forks and ...

Air NZ UK flights resume as normal

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-17 20:24:27

Air New Zealand flights to and from London are operating as normal again, after restrictions due to volcanic ash were lifted overnight.Ash lingers over Britain's airports, but the country's air ...

Air NZ hits back at price-fix claim

The Australian  2010-05-17 14:00:00

AIR New Zealand has lashed out at the ACCC as the competition watchdog launched court action against the Kiwi carrier.

All good publicity for Air NZ

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-15 16:00:00

Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe has created a website and filmed an elaborate sign-language message, in a stoush with the NZ Listener about a story he disliked.In sign language, he accuses the ...

Air NZ hiring, but not former crew

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-15 16:00:00

Air New Zealand has begun hiring new cabin crew - but is not offering the jobs to any of the international flight attendants made redundant in last year's economic downturn.Most of the 100 redundancies ...

Bollocks! says Air NZ to Virgin criticism

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-13 22:40:32

A magazine editor has said she is unwilling to engage in a "slanging match" with Air New Zealand over its unusual approach to refuting claims that its transtasman alliance plan with rival Virgin Blue will ...

Flight attendant at centre of drink-drive storm identified

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-08 16:00:00

The identity of a flight attendant at the centre of police claims of a drinking and drug culture among Air New Zealand staff has been revealed.Details have also emerged of how the attendant, Wendy Collins, ...