Air New Zealand

First Dreamliner arrives

First Dreamliner arrives

The first of 10 of Air New Zealand's long-haul Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners arrives in the country from Seattle on July 11.

Direct flights for early birds

Direct flights for early birds

Air New Zealand has returned a direct morning flight from Auckland to Dunedin to its schedule, a small piece of good news for the city's air services and business community.

Airbus order offers 'financially superior outcome'

Airbus order offers 'financially superior outcome'

Air New Zealand has signed a major aircraft order with Airbus which will replace its Tasman and Pacific Island fleet. Business editor Dene Mackenzie talks to Forsyth Barr broker Andrew Rooney about the implications of the order for the national carrier.

Air NZ refreshing Airbus fleet

Air New Zealand is replacing its Airbus international aircraft with new models worth $1.6 billion as it refreshes its fleet.

Air New Zealand letter a 'brush-off'

Air New Zealand letter a 'brush-off'

Labour member of Parliament Clare Curran is ''disgusted'' by Air New Zealand's response concerning the cutting of a direct flight from Auckland.

Air NZ profit contrasts with transtasman result

National transtasman air carriers Air New Zealand and Qantas are on markedly different courses, Air New Zealand having reported a healthy profit and buoyed by bright outlook, while Qantas, which booked a heavy financial loss, has announced massive redundancies.

Businesses demand Air NZ answers

Businesses demand Air NZ answers

The chief executive of Air New Zealand has been invited to Dunedin to hear concerns from the business community about the axing of a late-night flights.

Supermodels star in safety video

Supermodels star in safety video

The country's national airline is set to release another of its acclaimed safety videos - this time featuring supermodels in bikinis.

Flight attendants criticise sentence

A Dunedin woman who bit one flight attendant and kicked another in the testicles should have been given a prison sentence for her ''horrific outburst'', a flight attendant union says.

Air NZ unveils Singapore Airlines deal

Air NZ unveils Singapore Airlines deal

Air New Zealand will form a deep alliance with Singapore Airlines, resuming flights to the southeast Asian country and gaining access to the Singaporean carrier's huge regional market and much of its worldwide network.

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