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Air New Zealand gets its first A320 with Sharklets

Wing tip devices save up to four percent in fuel Air New Zealand gets its first A320 with Sharklets

Air New Zealand has taken delivery of its first A320 equipped with fuel saving wing tip devices, or Sharklets, at a ceremony during the 50th Le Bourget Paris airshow.

Air New Zealand on-duty pilot falls asleep during trans-Atlantic flight

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand on-duty pilot falls asleep during trans-Atlantic flight

An on-duty pilot fell asleep during a trans-Atlantic Air New Zealand flight on Thursday.

Air New Zealand releases Hobbit themed safety video

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand releases Hobbit themed safety video

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Hobbits, Dwarves and Wizards will take flight as Air New Zealand launches its latest onboard safety video, 'An Unexpected Briefing,' today.

Air New Zealand's global search for The Great Walker ends Monday,October 22, 2012

The Great Walker Search Air New Zealand's global search for The Great Walker ends Monday,October 22, 2012

A global search is underway to find four adventurers to take on the challenge of a lifetime by completing all of New Zealand’s nine famous Great Walks in just nine weeks.

Air New Zealand announces new Chief Executive Officer

Christopher Luxon appointed new CEO of Air New Zealand Air New Zealand announces new Chief Executive Officer

Air New Zealand has appointed Christopher Luxon as its next Chief Executive Officer.

Air New Zealand named Airline of the Year

ATW 38th Airline Industry Achievement Awards Air New Zealand named Airline of the Year

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Air Transport World announced the selection of Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for 2012 as part of the ATW 38th Airline Industry Achievement Awards.

Air New Zealand strongly opposes access to court documents

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand strongly opposes access to court documents

Air New Zealand, one of eight airlines still to face what could be the country's largest ever competition law trial next year, has strongly opposed a request by a German company for access to ...

Down under airfares going up

Australian, NZ carriers Raise Fares Down under airfares going up

Virging Blue has followed on the heels of Qantas and Air New Zealand in raising fuel surcharges by as much as $100 for a return international trip and fares by up to $10 for a one-way domestic ...

Airline Industry Etihad Airways and Air NZ sign codeshare agreement

Air New Zealand has signed a code share agreement with Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad Airways, the airline said on Tuesday.

Air New Zealand welcomes first 777-300ER into fleet

Air New Zealand Receives First Boeing 777-300ER Air New Zealand welcomes first 777-300ER into fleet

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing and Air New Zealand welcomed the airline's first 777-300ER (extended range) at a ceremony today at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

Air New Zealand reports fourfold increase in profits

Air New Zealand's cost cutting boosts profits Air New Zealand reports fourfold increase in profits

Air New Zealand has reported a fourfold increase in profits, leading signs of recovery in the airline industry.

Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue seek regulatory permission for trans-Tasman alliance

Trans-Tasman Alliance Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue seek regulatory permission for trans-Tasman alliance

Georgina Bond

Air New Zealand intends to throw the reverse engines on transtasman domination by the Qantas-Jetstar duo with its proposed tie-up with Virgin Blue.

Air New Zealand introduces Cuddle-Class seating

Air NZ Gets Creative Air New Zealand introduces Cuddle-Class seating

Jason Paur

In the ongoing game of creative airline seating, Air New Zealand is introducing a welcome option in the economy section of its new long-haul airplanes.

Air NZ 'sexy cougar' ad shut down after critics blast it

Air New Zealand 'Sexy Cougar' Does Not Fly Air NZ 'sexy cougar' ad shut down after critics blast it

AUCKLAND - An advertisement for an airline competition that portrays older, single women as "cougars" who prey on young men at night is to close on Monday after incurring the wrath of both male ...

Air New Zealand receives "Airline Oscar"

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand receives "Airline Oscar"

Air New Zealand has been named in a prestigious industry publication as Airline of the Year and will give its 11,000 staff an extra day off as a reward.

'Shark fin' wings give airline chiefs something to smile about

Air New Zealand 'Shark fin' wings give airline chiefs something to smile about

Grant Bradley

New wing tips fitted to Air New Zealand's fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft on order could save the airline millions of dollars a year in fuel costs.

Air New Zealand launches trans-Tasman campaign

Promoting Rotorua Air New Zealand launches trans-Tasman campaign

Air New Zealand launched a four-week campaign in Sydney yesterday to promote its new trans-Tasman flights.

Air New Zealand to acquire 14 Airbus A320 jets

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand to acquire 14 Airbus A320 jets

Air New Zealand Ltd., the nation’s largest airline, will acquire 14 new Airbus A320 aircraft to replace Boeing 737-300 jets currently used on domestic routes.

Air New Zealand's computer system crash creates chaos

Air New Zealand's System Crash Air New Zealand's computer system crash creates chaos

TOM FITZSIMONS

Thousands of travelers were grounded for several hours as airports around the country were thrown into chaos when Air New Zealand's computer system crashed.

Air New Zealand CEO derides climate debate 'paralysis'

Rob Fyfe Criticizes Governments, ICAO Air New Zealand CEO derides climate debate 'paralysis'

Geoffrey Thomas

Air New Zealand CEO Rob Fyfe lashed out at governments for their "money-grabbing" emissions taxes and criticized ICAO for "its paralysis" on forging an agreement on limiting emissions from ...

Air New Zealand safety video: Nothing but bare essentials

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand safety video: Nothing but bare essentials

Air New Zealand is getting down to the bare essentials with a new in-flight safety video that features flight attendants wearing just body paint.

Airline crew wear nothing but body paint in latest ad

Air New Zealand Airline crew wear nothing but body paint in latest ad

Its latest advertisement claims it has nothing to hide.

Air New Zealand tests jet with biofuel

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand tests jet with biofuel

AP

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – A passenger jet powered in part by vegetable oil successfully completed a two-hour flight Tuesday to test a biofuel that could lower airplane emissions and cut costs, ...

Two dead, five missing in Airbus crash in France

Airbus Crash Two dead, five missing in Airbus crash in France

Reuters

Toulouse, France – An Air New Zealand Airbus A320 on a test flight crashed into the Mediterranean sea off France's southwest coast on Thursday, killing at least two people with a further five ...

Air New Zealand streamlines domestic check-in and boarding

Implements Smart Sticker Air New Zealand streamlines domestic check-in and boarding

eTN Staff Writer

FORT LEE, NJ and AUCKLAND, New Zealand - On November 3, Air New Zealand made significant changes to its domestic check-in processes including the first of several major terminal improvements ...

Key asked to help prop up tourism

New Zealand Key asked to help prop up tourism

stuff.co.nz

Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe has called on incoming prime minister John Key to pump more money into tourism to stave off a potential sharp decline in visitor numbers.

Air New Zealand fits winglets to reduce fuel, emissions

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand fits winglets to reduce fuel, emissions

marketwatch.com

Air New Zealand estimates it will save more than NZ$7.5 million in fuel and 16,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually by fitting performance-enhancing blended winglets on to its five Boeing ...

Air New Zealand: Few bold heads wanted

Airline Aims To Advertise On Bald Heads Air New Zealand: Few bold heads wanted

npr.org

Air New Zealand is looking for a few bald-headed frequent fliers. It's all part of the company's new advertising venture.

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