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Air New Zealand Has Lift Off From Sydney

Monday, 19 April 2021, 10:32 am | Air New Zealand

Bags packed, boarding passes scanned and customers on board the very first bubble flight from Australia have taken off bound for New Zealand. NZ246 has departed Sydney with a full load of excited customers ready to reunite with friends and whānau. ... More >>

Airline Fizzing For Full Throttle Monday

Friday, 16 April 2021, 3:09 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is revving up for a mammoth day on Monday (19 April) with more than 5,000 passengers expected to travel on the day to reunite with whānau and friends. Air New Zealand Chief Executive Greg Foran says the airline's trans-Tasman routes ... More >>

Hop To Hobart With Air New Zealand Direct Flights On Sale Now

Saturday, 10 April 2021, 1:13 pm | Air New Zealand

Ever wanted to get up close to the iconic Tasmanian Devil? Now’s your chance – Air New Zealand flights to Hobart are on sale, with the first flight set to take off at 9:00am NZT on 22 April. Services will operate using the airline’s A320 fleet ... More >>

Outcome Of PwC Review Into Air New Zealand Gas Turbines Business

Friday, 9 April 2021, 9:46 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has received the report into its Gas Turbines business from independent external advisers PwC. Air New Zealand Chairman Dame Therese Walsh says the report identified a range of effective controls in the Gas Turbines revenue contracting ... More >>

Air New Zealand Capital Raise Deferred

Friday, 9 April 2021, 9:02 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has decided to defer its planned capital raise to later in 2021 allowing more time to assess the impacts of recent developments on the airline’s path to recovery. "We’ve seen some clearing of COVID-19 clouds recently, with ... More >>

Terrific Demand For Trans-Tasman Travel

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 3:34 pm | Air New Zealand

It was a record sales day on the Tasman for Air New Zealand yesterday, with tens of thousands of Kiwis and Aussies booking flights across the ditch in the hours after the bubble announcement. Naturally, April is shaping up to be the airline’s busiest ... More >>

Dig Out Your Passports – Air New Zealand Reuniting Kiwis And Kangaroos

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 4:47 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is pre-loading the bubbles for customers on board its first quarantine-free flights across the ditch – 24,000 bottles in fact! From 19 April 2021, Air New Zealand will be ramping up flights between Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and ... More >>

Air New Zealand Scales Up COVID-19 Compassionate Refund Capability

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 8:32 am | Air New Zealand

A dedicated team has been set up to review COVID-19 compassionate refunds, making it easier for Air New Zealand customers who currently hold a credit to request a refund on compassionate grounds. The airline’s compassionate refund policy has ... More >>

It's Business Time – Business Travellers Return To The Skies In Record Numbers

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 12:15 pm | Air New Zealand

After a year of talking to a computer, Kiwis are leaving the office to re-connect with their clients, suppliers, and staff. New figures released by Air New Zealand show domestic business and corporate travel has defied global trends by returning ... More >>

Three New Panellists To Shape Air New Zealand's Sustainability Agenda

Monday, 29 March 2021, 10:25 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has welcomed three new heavy hitters to its Sustainability Advisory Panel . The airline has appointed Kohutapu Lodge & Tribal Tours Director Nadine Toe Toe, Non-Executive Director and Sustainability Adviser Sam Mostyn AO, ... More >>

Air New Zealand Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Appointment

Friday, 26 March 2021, 9:06 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has appointed Mat Bolland to the newly created role of Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. With a corporate affairs career of more than 20 years, Mr Bolland’s experience has spanned energy, water and telecommunications through periods of crisis ... More >>

Air New Zealand Sets Sights On Hobart

Friday, 19 March 2021, 3:04 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is thrilled to announce it is adding Hobart as its tenth Australian destination. The airline will be launching a non-stop service between Auckland and Hobart once quarantine-free travel is up and running. Air New Zealand Chief Executive ... More >>

Takahē Take To The Sky Courtesy Of Air New Zealand

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 5:09 pm | Air New Zealand

More than a dozen takahē have had their first taste of flight with Air New Zealand. In partnership with the Department of Conservation (DOC), Air New Zealand helped fly 15 takahē from Invercargill to Nelson. The precious flightless birds got to ... More >>

Air New Zealand Gas Turbines Review – Further Update

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 5:22 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today received confirmation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade that permits were not required for exporting the specific type of engines (GE LM2500) the business was repairing for the Royal Saudi Navy. Air New Zealand ... More >>

Air New Zealand Chief Digital Officer To Leave The Airline

Monday, 15 March 2021, 9:37 am | Air New Zealand

Chief Digital Officer, Jennifer Sepull, has advised that she will be leaving Air New Zealand after two years in the role. Jennifer moved from the United States to New Zealand to take up the Chief Digital Officer role in May 2019. Air New Zealand ... More >>

Air New Zealand Says ‘fakaalofa atu’ To Niue

Saturday, 13 March 2021, 2:37 pm | Air New Zealand

Flights from Niue to New Zealand are on sale now following today’s announcement of a one-way quarantine-free travel route from Niue to New Zealand. Air New Zealand will operate one return passenger service every two weeks on a Wednesday (NZT) using ... More >>

Air New Zealand Resumes Quarantine-free Flights To Sydney And Melbourne

Friday, 12 March 2021, 4:17 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has resumed quarantine-free flights to Sydney and Melbourne today following an update from the Australian Government. Quarantine-free flights to Brisbane remain suspended until 20 March at the request of the Queensland Government. Air ... More >>

Air New Zealand Extends Domestic Flexibility Scheme And Welcomes Back Food And Beverage Service

Friday, 12 March 2021, 12:13 pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has extended its domestic flexibility policy in response to the recent alert level changes around the country. Customers who book or currently hold tickets for domestic flights scheduled to depart up until 11.59pm on 30 June 2021 ... More >>

Aw Shucks! Air New Zealand Bolsters Bluff Oyster & Food Festival Charter Flight Capacity

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 10:44 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand isn’t bluffing – the airline has added a second charter flight between Auckland and Invercargill to help get festival goers to the Bluff Oyster & Food Festival on 22 May. This is the last chance for keen festival goers ... More >>

Air New Zealand Airpoints Can Now Be Used To Buy Apple Products

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 9:23 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Airpoints™ members are now able to purchase Apple products through the Airpoints Store using Airpoints Dollars™. Air New Zealand General Manager Loyalty Kate O’Brien says she is thrilled to be able to share this news with the airline’s ... More >>