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Air New Zealand Requires Face Masks On All Flights

Monday, 25 January 2021, 12:01 pm | Air New Zealand

From tomorrow, Air New Zealand will require the use of face masks on all international flights to and from New Zealand as a result of updated overseas government border requirements and as a further proactive safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. ... More >>

Air New Zealand Adds Extra Capacity For Waitangi Day Weekend

Friday, 22 January 2021, 7:44 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has added capacity to its domestic network over Waitangi Day weekend as the airline continues to see strong demand from customers exploring Aotearoa throughout the summer months. More than 7,300 seats have been added on the domestic network ... More >>

Air New Zealand’s First Quarantine-Free Flight From Rarotonga Takes Off

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 7:02 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s very first quarantine-free flight from Rarotonga, NZ941, is now on its way to New Zealand, having departed at 7:45 am local time. The flight is due to land at 11:10am NZT today at Auckland International Airport. Air New Zealand ... More >>

Air New Zealand Updates International Schedule To End Of June

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 10:11 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is extending its COVID-19 international schedule through to 30 June 2021 in response to ongoing travel restrictions and low passenger demand. The schedule aims to keep air links open for essential travel and cargo movement on key trade ... More >>

Air New Zealand Says ‘aere Mai’ To Rarotonga

Friday, 15 January 2021, 1:44 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is delighted to offer services from Rarotonga to New Zealand after the recent announcement of a one-way quarantine-free travel route. This is the first step of the phased approach to two-way quarantine-free travel between the two nations. ... More >>

Air New Zealand – A Year Not So Much In The Air

Friday, 15 January 2021, 7:10 am | Air New Zealand

While it was a year not so much in the air, there were no days in 2020 without an Air New Zealand flight taking to the skies. Air New Zealand reflects on some of the numbers from a most extraordinary 2020. During New Zealand’s Alert Level 4 lockdown, ... More >>

Air New Zealand Aircrew To Overnight In Honolulu

Tuesday, 5 January 2021, 1:09 pm | Air New Zealand

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce the COVID-19 risk to aircrew, Air New Zealand will re-route its North America flights to allow aircrew to overnight in Honolulu rather than Los Angeles or San Francisco. From Monday 11 January, aircrew on all ... More >>

Air New Zealand Repatriates Thousands In 2020

Thursday, 31 December 2020, 9:31 am | Air New Zealand

German nationals checking in Since March this year, Air New Zealand has assisted governments around the world in repatriating more than 7,100 stranded passengers due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. The airline operated charter flights to bring ... More >>

Air New Zealand Welcomes Customers For Busiest Week

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 8:57 am | Air New Zealand

Santa visits Air New Zealand customers inflight Air New Zealand is ready for its busiest week on the network since pre-COVID, as customers head to their holiday destinations around Aotearoa. The airline is expecting to welcome more than 170,000 customers ... More >>

Air New Zealand Cargo Delivers A Belly Full This Summer

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 9:32 am | Air New Zealand

There is a hum in the air during the summer for Air New Zealand Cargo, busy getting assorted goods to the world for a taste of New Zealand’s best. Some of the items on Air New Zealand’s Cargo summer menu are - Around 2.5 million kilograms of Kiwi ... More >>

Air New Zealand Sets Up Dedicated Unaccompanied Minors’ Squad

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 10:11 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has set up a dedicated team to look after the unprecedented number of unaccompanied minors expected to travel domestically to and from Auckland this summer. The airline is expecting around 10,000 unaccompanied minors to travel on ... More >>

Air New Zealand Chief People Officer Appointment

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 9:13 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has promoted Nikki Dines as its next Chief People Officer with effect from 1 February 2021. Ms Dines has been with Air New Zealand since 2013 and has held a variety of roles within the People, Airports, and Pilots teams. This includes leading ... More >>

Air New Zealand Adds Extra Capacity In December

Friday, 4 December 2020, 9:38 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is adding more capacity to its domestic schedule for the busy festive season, upgauging existing A320 services to A321 aircraft from Monday 7 December until the end of December. Air New Zealand’s Chief Customer and Sales Officer Leanne ... More >>

Air New Zealand And Tourism New Zealand Go In Search Of 8th Wonder Of The World In New Safety Video

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 8:20 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand have today launched a new safety video Aotearoa, the 8th Wonder of the World to help support the domestic tourism industry. Aotearoa, the 8th Wonder of the World sees destinations across the country put forward their ... More >>

Air New Zealand Awarded More International Cargo Flights

Friday, 27 November 2020, 1:56 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has been awarded more international cargo flights under the International Air Freight Capacity (IAFC) Scheme. This comes after the Government announced Phase Two of the IAFC scheme which runs from 1 December 2020 through to 31 March 2021. ... More >>

Air New Zealand Gives Away 20,000 Airpoints Dollars To Spread Christmas Joy To Kiwis

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 8:20 am | Air New Zealand

Santa Claus with Jack Bowtell, mum Anna Bowtell and Air New Zealand cabin crew Tonica Cassie-Alatini and Grant Heta on location outside the 14th Ave Dairy in Tauranga. Air New Zealand’s new Christmas video, ‘ Twas the Flight Before Christmas, comes ... More >>

Air New Zealand’s World Premiere In The Air With Kiwi Band SIX60 Takes Off

Saturday, 14 November 2020, 2:06 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s World Premiere in the Air has departed Auckland Airport carrying popular Kiwi band SIX60 and a planeload of fans to the band’s birthplace of Dunedin. The dedicated flight, specially numbered NZ660, will air the world premiere of a ... More >>

Air New Zealand Chief Financial Officer Appointment

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 9:28 am | Air New Zealand

Richard Thomson. Air New Zealand has appointed Richard Thomson as its next Chief Financial Officer. Mr Thomson is a former Air New Zealander and has been Chief Financial Officer of publicly listed Metlifecare for the past three years where he has been ... More >>

Air New Zealand Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

Monday, 2 November 2020, 10:28 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today released its latest sustainability report, which outlines the airline’s progress against its sustainability goals over the past year. The report is focused on the most material sustainability opportunities and challenges ... More >>

Air New Zealand And Tourism New Zealand Team Up On Safety Video To Star Aotearoa

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 2:03 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has kicked off filming its next safety video which is set to showcase some of the best of Aotearoa. The safety video is being created in partnership with Tourism New Zealand. Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand signed a new three-year ... More >>