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First Air New Zealand Repatriation Flight Takes Off For Frankfurt

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:39 pm | Air New Zealand

The first of several flights Air New Zealand is operating for the German Government to repatriate stranded German nationals has departed Auckland International Airport. An Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300 departed Auckland at 4.30pm for Frankfurt via Vancouver ... More >>

Air New Zealand Ramps Up Cargo Operations

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 10:59 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Cargo is offering importers and exporters a range of charter options to keep cargo moving to and from New Zealand during the COVID-19 outbreak. Air New Zealand General Manager Cargo Rick Nelson says the airline has introduced a number ... More >>

Air New Zealand Updates International Network

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 8:47 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is adjusting its international network to match demand and government travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline will operate a limited international network from 30 March to 31 May 2020 to enable essential travel and ... More >>

Air New Zealand To Add Domestic Capacity

Monday, 23 March 2020, 3:51 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is adding more domestic capacity following the Prime Minister’s announcement this afternoon. This will allow New Zealanders seeking to return home to do so prior to the country moving to Alert Level Four. The airline will endeavor ... More >>

Air New Zealand Suspends Noumea And Tahiti Services

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 1:34 pm | Air New Zealand

Following further government restrictions for travel into New Caledonia and French Polynesia, Air New Zealand is suspending its Noumea and Tahiti routes until 30 June. The final Auckland-Noumea return service will be 21 March, and the final Tahiti service ... More >>

Statement From Air New Zealand Chairman Dame Therese Walsh

Friday, 20 March 2020, 8:55 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is greatly appreciative of the Government’s support of a loan facility as the airline navigates its way through the unprecedented challenges created by Covid-19.  The Government and Treasury moved swiftly to ensure that Air ... More >>

Air New Zealand Brings Forward Suspension Of Argentina Service

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 9:42 am | Air New Zealand

Following increased government restrictions for travel into Argentina, Air New Zealand is suspending its Buenos Aires route with immediate effect. NZ31 (Buenos Aires-Auckland) departing Ministro Pistarini Airport at 1145pm 18 March local time will be the airline’s ... More >>

Air New Zealand To Close London Cabin Crew Base

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 8:43 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has made the decision to bring forward the closure of its London cabin crew base of 130 flight attendants due to the impact of COVID-19 and travel restrictions imposed by governments around the world. London-based cabin crew will ... More >>

Air New Zealand Update On Tasman Route Capacity

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 11:29 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is significantly reducing capacity on its Tasman routes as a result of the impact of Covid-19 on travel demand. These changes follow yesterday’s announcement on capacity reductions and will take effect from 30 March through to 30 June 2020. ... More >>

Air New Zealand Announces Significant Capacity Reductions

Monday, 16 March 2020, 9:23 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is further reducing capacity across its network as a result of the impact of Covid-19 on travel demand. The airline placed itself into a trading halt today to allow it time to more fully assess the operational and financial impacts ... More >>

Air NZ Increasing Customer Care Teams To Service Surge In Customer Queries

Sunday, 15 March 2020, 12:15 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is boosting the size of its Contact Centre and Social Media Customer Care teams to deal with a surge of customer queries and travel changes. Air New Zealand Senior Manager Customer Care Doug Grant says this is an unprecedented situation and ... More >>

Statement From Air New Zealand On Covid-19

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 5:21 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is reviewing the impact of the new measures announced this afternoon on its operations and will adjust its capacity accordingly. We expect to provide an update on network changes over the next few days. ENDS More >>

Air New Zealand Experiencing High Volume Of Customer Enquiries

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 4:02 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is currently experiencing a very high volume of customer enquiries through our Contact Centre and social media channels. Customers are encouraged to only contact us if their flight is departing within the next 72 hours. The latest ... More >>

Air New Zealand shines light on sustainable tourism operator

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 11:22 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is taking steps to support local sustainable tourism operators through launching a website promoting activities and attractions awarded a Qualmark endorsement for their commitment to quality, safety and sustainability. More >>

Air New Zealand suspends 2020 earnings guidance

Monday, 9 March 2020, 9:24 am | Air New Zealand

Due to increased uncertainty surrounding the duration and scale of the Covid-19 outbreak, Air New Zealand has today announced that it will be withdrawing the full year 2020 earnings guidance it issued to the market on 24 February 2020 and reconfirmed ... More >>

Air New Zealand Confirms Case Of Covid-19 On Board

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 12:42 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today confirmed a passenger who has tested positive with Covid-19 travelled on its services. The passenger travelled from Singapore to Auckland on flight NZ283 on 25 February, then flew from Auckland to Palmerston North on flight ... More >>

Grabaseat Offers 1000 Domestic Flights For Just $9

Monday, 2 March 2020, 7:44 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s Grabaseat is releasing 1000 domestic flights at just $9 one-way tomorrow morning. Air New Zealand Chief Revenue Officer Cam Wallace says the unmissable fares are in response to softening domestic demand growth as a result of coronavirus. ... More >>

Air New Zealand Reduces Samoa Services

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 12:32 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is reducing its Auckland-Apia services from six to three per week, effective Monday 2 March in response to a directive issued to all airlines by the Samoan Government. In addition, and to comply with requests from the Samoan Ministry ... More >>

Air New Zealand Offers Fares On The Tasman For As Low As $69

Friday, 28 February 2020, 11:52 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is slashing the price of Tasman fares to stimulate travel in the wake of softening demand due to the coronavirus. Air New Zealand Chief Revenue Officer Cam Wallace says one-way fares will drop as low as NZD $69 on flights from Auckland ... More >>

Air New Zealand Takes Native Birds Under Its Wing In New Safety Video

Friday, 28 February 2020, 9:51 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today hatched its latest safety video A Journey to Safety. The video highlights the impact of New Zealand’s biodiversity crisis through the story of a young girl who transports a lost takahē to his new home with help from Air ... More >>

 

 

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