The price of domestic flights on small planes may increase $5 a passenger if the Government adopts new security screening measures.
An alleged hijacking last year prompted a review of aviation security which found some domestic flights to be at high-risk.
A low-cost transtasman airline is the proven model for regional international airports such as Hamilton and Dunedin, Hamilton Airport chief executive Chris Doak says.
A dispute over pay parity for some Air New Zealand cabin staff escalated today, with the union representing them announcing strike action.
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, Asia's third-largest carrier, has asked staff to take unpaid leave while it cuts passenger and cargo capacity to cope with the global downturn.
An Air New Zealand flight to Australia was grounded today after cabin crew members were suspended for donning wigs.
Air New Zealand subsidiary Zeal has suspended nine of its staff for wearing fancy dress on duty.
Air New Zealand is reviewing health and safety procedures after an elderly Auckland woman suffered concussion and a broken nose on a domestic flight.
A resolution to the dispute that led to Air New Zealand threatening to cancel some regional services is a case of common sense prevailing, Prime Minister John Key says.
Air New Zealand says it's being forced to cancel some regional services from Wednesday because of a new law about rest breaks for control tower staff.
A floatplane rose just metres above the waters of Lake Rotorua this afternoon before the engine failed moments after takeoff, forcing an emergency landing.
International Airport has begun discussing with airlines a review of landing charges last set in January 2001.
Air New Zealand says it has been fielding calls from customers concerned their Easter travel plans will be disrupted by proposed cabin crew strike action.
Indonesian prosecutors have accused the pilot of a Garuda plane that crashed killing 21 people - including five Australians - of fabricating a story about mechanical problems to escape blame for the disaster.
Aviation engineers have given the air force's mothballed fighter jets a clean bill of health after they pulled one apart to check it for water damage.
One person was killed and an elderly man seriously injured when a glider crashed into a mountain in the central South Island.
Trans-Tasman flights could be reclassified as domestic routes by the end of this year after Prime Ministers John Key and Kevin Rudd today agreed to make it a priority.
An initial report into the crash of an Airbus A320 off France last year told only part of the story, Air New Zealand boss Rob Fyfe says.
A low-altitude stall which happened before an Air New Zealand Airbus crashed into the sea off the coast of France couldn't happen under normal flying operation, New Zealand air crash investigators say.
The airline pilots union has joined Air New Zealand in warning people not to jump to conclusions about what caused an Airbus A320 to crash off France last year.