How has the trans Tasman aviation market evolved over the past three years?

Since the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (known as the CER Agreement) came into effect in 1983, the Australian and New Zealand economies…..

Virgin Australia’s trans Tasman upgrades: how partnerships can be an impediment to innovation and market stimulation

Eyebrows were raised in the South Pacific aviation market when Air New Zealand and Qantas announced plans to resume a codeshare partnership from 28-Oct-2018. Collaboration…..

It is about to get more expensive to visit and do business in New Zealand

Tourists visiting New Zealand are about to face a price hike with the introduction of a new tourism tax, known as the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism…..

Australian VFR travellers are the key to New Zealand’s tourism

Research from Auckland Airport shows that travellers from Australia who are visiting friends and relatives (VFR) in New Zealand are highly valuable and a market…..

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia cross-Tasman market share gains will result in declines at Qantas

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia are poised for market gains across the Tasman as both pursue capacity expansion following the dissolution of their joint…..

Wellington Airport prepares for long haul operations

Situated just 6km from Wellington city, the capital of New Zealand, Wellington International is the third busiest airport in the nation and a vital piece…..

Jetstar’s domestic market share in New Zealand slips as Air New Zealand expands faster

Jetstar’s market share in the domestic New Zealand market has slipped over the last two years and is likely to slip further as it not…..

Airline Insight: Air New Zealand

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Philippine Airlines, encouraged by initial performance, looks to upgrade Auckland-Manila route to A330-300

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has been encouraged by the initial load factor on its new nonstop flight to Auckland and is looking to upgrade the service…..

The economic synergies of China and New Zealand: A strong relationship

In New Zealand, numerous recreational temptations and business opportunities continue to spur international curiosity, with the emerging foreign passenger market of China no exception to…..