Air New Zealand is expecting a decision within days from Transport Minister Steven Joyce on its proposed tie-up with Virgin Blue on transtasman routes, following conditional approval from Australian regulators.
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Air New Zealand would wait "a couple of weeks" before deciding what to do about its in-flight safety video which made headlines across the country yesterday.
Air New Zealand carried 9.2 percent more passengers in October than a year earlier, with the biggest rise on domestic routes while the long haul increase was much smaller at 2.5 percent.
Air New Zealand could breathe a sign of relief yesterday after being let off a charge of fixing prices on international cargo shipments, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms said.
Air New Zealand is going All Black.
Air New Zealand said today it could not confirm a report that an announcement is due tonight on whether charges will be laid over the 2008 Airbus A320 crash in France with killed seven people.
Air New Zealand reported normalised full year earnings before tax falling 6% to $137 million, amid subdued demand for air travel in tough economic conditions.
Air New Zealand is reducing the cost of regional travel for frequent customers who buy a discount card.
Air New Zealand is reportedly thought to be considering taking a cornerstone stake in airline Virgin Blue.
Representatives from more than 24 of the world's largest international airlines will meet in Queenstown this December after Air New Zealand successfully made a bid to host the Star Alliance chief executive board meeting in New Zealand.
Continental Airlines has "stolen a march" on Air New Zealand with its plans to introduce the first B787-8 Dreamliner service to New Zealand on November 16, Forsyth Barr broker Peter Young says.
A transtasman alliance between Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue represents an alluring proposal for Air NZ shareholders, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says.
The dynamics of the airline industry regularly change as competitors search for profits, thus affecting services and airports.
Air New Zealand is still rated as a "buy" by sharebrokers, despite the national carrier burning $500,000 in cash a day through European air space being closed due to ash from the Icelandic volcano.
Air New Zealand has been forced to cancel flights to Britain as a huge ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano spreads across northern Europe.
Air New Zealand is again offering student standby fares for University of Otago and Otago polytechnic students.
Air New Zealand is investigating what went wrong with one of its Boeing-777s after 12 tyres burst after a packed flight at Japan's busy Narita airport on Sunday night was forced to abort, sparking a full-scale emergency response.
Luxury air travel will soon be a reality for Air New Zealand economy passengers on long-haul flights with the introduction of new lie-flat economy seats later this year.
Passengers on a flight from Sydney to Auckland were told to practise emergency positions when the flaps on an Air New Zealand Boeing 767 developed a problem.