Coronavirus: The view from the other side – trying to look on the brighter side of life

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), can be scary and can affect our mental health. While it is important to stay informed, right…..

Qantas takes a trip down memory lane in its centenary year, while New Zealand takes native birds under its wing – all in the name of safety

Long gone are the days of those boring air safety videos that ticked every box for regulators, but ticked-off most passengers. They may be a…..

Air New Zealand aims to put economy travellers to sleep with new lie-flat prototype sleep pods concept

A huge investment is continually made by airlines in their premium cabins, but the same cannot be necessarily be said about the Economy cabins at…..

Air New Zealand is trialling edible coffee cups on its flights and in its lounges in effort to reduce waste

Air New Zealand has confirmed that it is trialling the use of vanilla-flavoured, edible coffee cups on its flights and on the ground as one…..

Air New Zealand has made ‘great strides’ against its sustainability goals over the past 12 months

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly essential aspect of business strategy and more and more customers are demanding that businesses develop practices that take into account…..

Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific extend strategic agreement for a further five year period

Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific will extend their joint venture alliance, which dates back to 2013, for a further five years to 31-Oct-2024 after…..

Air New Zealand ‘cautious’ about the economic environment as current forward booking forecasts show ‘stable demand across most markets’

Air New Zealand has announced earnings before taxation for the 2019 financial year of NZD374 million, compared to NZD540 million in the prior period. Net…..

Christopher Luxon becomes latest airline CEO to resign – Air New Zealand boss to leave role in Sep-2019

The changes at the top continue at the world’s airlines with the announcement that Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon has resigned and will step…..

The new long ranger – who will become the first airline to link New York with Australasia?

Air New Zealand’s new Boeing 787 order and Qantas’ upcoming selection of a new ultra long range aircraft has led to speculation of a race…..

Air New Zealand opens reservations for its Auckland-Seoul service as it aims to ride the wave of strong South Korean arrivals

Air New Zealand has opened reservations for its Auckland–Seoul route which will resume in Nov-2019. It will operate three weekly flights on the route from…..

Air New Zealand new widebody order: increased MTOW 787-9 for New York and 787-10s for Asia would be sensible

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) is closing in on an order for new widebody aircraft which will replace its fleet of eight Boeing 777-200ERs and…..