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Air New Zealand To Boost Contact Centre Staff As Kiwis Start To Book Travel

Saturday, 7 May 2022, 5:27 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has seen an increase in bookings as customers rush to take advantage of open borders. While it’s welcome news for the airline and New Zealand, it is not without challenge.  Air New Zealand Chief Customer and Sales Officer ... More >>

Air New Zealand Highlights Māori Culture And Values In New Safety Video

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 6:59 am | Air New Zealand

As New Zealand reopens to the world, Araraurangi Air New Zealand has launched a new safety video, and this time it’s the story of the Tiaki Promise. A promise that encourages both New Zealanders and international visitors to care for our place, ... More >>

Arrival Of Visa-waiver Visitors Marks Another Great Day For Aotearoa: Air New Zealand

Sunday, 1 May 2022, 1:47 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is delighted to fly the first wave of visa-waiving visitors into Auckland tomorrow as New Zealand takes an important step in reconnecting with the world. Air New Zealand Chief Customer and Sales Officer Leanne Geraghty says Flight ... More >>

Air New Zealand To Centralise Its Auckland Operation And Invest For The Future

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 8:39 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will bring its central Auckland team into the heart of its operation, future-proofing its infrastructure and reducing its property costs via a multi-year investment at its Auckland airport base. The airline will begin building a new aircraft ... More >>

Travellers Hopping Into Easter Early With Air New Zealand

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 2:55 pm | Air New Zealand

Thousands are starting their school holidays early this year, with 125,000 customers taking to the sky to explore their backyards and support New Zealand tourism this Easter. "The Easter Bunny has inspired customers to make short-hop flights over ... More >>

Air New Zealand Resumes Flights To More North American Destinations

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 11:23 am | Air New Zealand

Today, Air New Zealand resumes its non-stop service to San Francisco, and looks forward to resuming services to Honolulu on 4 July and to Houston on 7 July. This follows the airline recently announcing commencement of its new service between Auckland ... More >>

Air New Zealand Adjusts Travel Requirements For Orange Traffic Light Setting

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:49 pm | Air New Zealand

As New Zealand moves through the peak of Omicron and the country moves to the orange traffic light setting, Air New Zealand will be adjusting some of its travel requirements. From tomorrow, customers will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination ... More >>

Air New Zealand Welcomes Aussies Back With Open Arms!

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:36 am | Air New Zealand

It’s the day New Zealand has been waiting for, Air New Zealand is ready to welcome over 4,000 customers on board today as the border restrictions between Australia and New Zealand are removed. The airline has eleven near-full flights arriving from ... More >>

Singapore Latest Destination To Resume As Flight Touches Down

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 12:52 pm | Air New Zealand

  The first Air New Zealand flight from Singapore in over 720 days arrived into Auckland yesterday marking the resumption of services to the Southeast Asian nation. “This is a special moment for Air New Zealand and our two countries. Singapore ... More >>

Start Spreading The News – Air New Zealand Is Off To The Big Apple

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 9:33 am | Air New Zealand

Getting to New York just got easier. Today, Air New Zealand has announced its first flight to the Big Apple will be on 17 September this year. Landing at John F. Kennedy Airport, the airline will operate its flagship Auckland-New York route three times ... More >>

Kia Ora World, New Zealand Is Ready To Be Explored!

Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 12:00 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is ready and waiting to reconnect friends and whānau from across the ditch from Wednesday 13 April, and visa waiver countries from Monday 2 May. Air New Zealand Chief Executive Officer Greg Foran says it’s the day New Zealand has ... More >>

Nau Mai, Hoki Mai Kiwi Whānau

Monday, 28 February 2022, 10:28 am | Air New Zealand

After 246 days since the travel bubble paused, Air New Zealand is thrilled to be bringing New Zealand citizens and permanent residents home from Australia to reconnect with their friends and whānau once again. The airline has five flights arriving ... More >>

Air New Zealand Announces Interim Loss And Updates Outlook For The Full Year As Preparations Continue For ‘revive’

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 9:38 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand reported a statutory loss before taxation of $376 million which includes a $9 million loss from other significant items[1] (aircraft impairment and foreign exchange losses on uncovered debt) for the six-month period ended 31 December 2021. ... More >>

Precious Cargo – Air New Zealand Carries RATs To The Rescue

Monday, 14 February 2022, 2:07 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is helping to bring in tens of millions of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) to support Aotearoa’s Covid response over the coming months. The airline is operating nine charter flights through to 20 February, and Air New Zealand’s General Manager ... More >>

Adverse Weather Disrupting Flights Around New Zealand

Sunday, 13 February 2022, 2:26 pm | Air New Zealand

The effects of Tropical Cyclone Dovi is currently causing significant disruption to Air New Zealand’s services across much of the country. Air New Zealand advises it has been forced to cancel at least 100 flights due to the challenges with the ... More >>

Aotearoa Welcomes Back Air New Zealand’s First 777

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 3:30 pm | Air New Zealand

After almost 600 days on the ground, today Air New Zealand’s flagship B777-300 is soaring over Tāmaki Makaurau once again. Designated ZK-OKQ, the aircraft last flew on 20 June 2020 between Melbourne and Auckland before being grounded due to ... More >>

Air New Zealand Ready To Return Kiwis To Aotearoa

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 1:14 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is thrilled with the news that from 28 February, New Zealanders will be able to return home from Australia, and from 14 March Kiwis can return home from the rest of the world. Air New Zealand Chief Customer and Sales Officer Leanne ... More >>

Air New Zealand Offers Credit Flexibility For Domestic Customers

Friday, 28 January 2022, 9:49 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is offering customers travelling domestically through to the end of February the ability to opt into credit, following an increase in Omicron cases around the country. Customers who had existing bookings as at 11:59pm 23 January ... More >>

Air New Zealand Announces Two Executive Appointments

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 10:09 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has made two appointments to its executive team to lead its operations and transformation activity as the airline prepares for the recovery of air travel. Alexandria (Alex) Marren is expected to join the airline in late March as Chief Operating ... More >>

Air New Zealand Continues To Operate Domestic Services

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 2:51 pm | Air New Zealand

Following the New Zealand Government’s announcement that the country will move to the red traffic light at midnight tonight, the airline will continue to keep the country connected. Chief Executive Officer Greg Foran says like all businesses, Air ... More >>