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…..

As Accor opens the doors to its new-build Novotel Christchurch Airport, Shangri-La Group signs with Shanghai Airport Authority for new Hongqiao Airport property

Accor is already the largest operator of hotels in airport precincts across the Pacific region, and it has now grown its portfolio after opening the…..

Uber has this month spread its Uber Rewards loyalty programme into Australia and New Zealand allowing Uber rideshare and Uber Eats food delivery riders new membership tier benefits

Uber has this month confirmed plans to roll-out its Uber Rewards loyalty programme in Australia and New Zealand, albeit it will be a few months…..

Urban Air Mobility – changing the competitive landscape in New Zealand as barriers to entry are lowered

Two-thirds of the global population will live in cities by 2050 and the number of megacities is predicted to rise from 33 to 43 within…..

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…..

Regional dispersal: the challenges and opportunities for New Zealand – how do you get travellers across the country?

New Zealand’s regional aviation market continues to play a vital role with plans for regional airport upgrades and potential new infrastructure. With more time spent…..

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…..

Singapore Airlines achieves 100% lie-flat target for Australia and New Zealand markets

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has set a 1-Nov-2019 date for transitioning to an all lie-flat operation in Australia and New Zealand, providing a consistent business class…..

Country Insight: #37 – New Zealand

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Video of the week – What is the outlook for Australia and New Zealand aviation for the medium term and what new dynamics will shape?

The South Pacific aviation market has enjoyed relatively benign operating conditions in the last couple of years, allowing the region’s carriers to record some of…..

On the bottle – every little bit helps to balance travel and the environment

At all of CAPA – Centre for Aviation’s events there is an attempt to make sure host hotels provide drinking water in – shock horror…..