New A4ANZ Group Aims to Achieve Regulatory Reform in Aviation Industry

Professor Graeme Samuel AC to be appointed as Chair SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia and New Zealand’s major airlines today announced the establishment of a new industry group to advocate and pursue reform on public policy issues that impact the aviation sector and broader economy in the region. Airlines for Australia and… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand features Hollywood actress Anna Faris and New Zealand actor and comedic legend Rhys Darby for its latest safety video

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand has teamed up with Hollywood actress Anna Faris and New Zealand actor and comedic legend Rhys Darby for its latest safety video, Safety in Hollywood. The video, shot at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles, explores several different Hollywood film genres as Darby tries to convince… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand announces award-winning restaurateur Michael Meredith as its new Consultant Chef

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Award-winning restaurateur Michael Meredith is set to take his culinary expertise to the skies as Air New Zealand’s newest consultant chef. Renowned for his adventurous approach to food and degustation menus at Auckland’s fine dining restaurant Merediths, the Samoan-born chef will work with the airline to design dishes for… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand customers can now use Bluetooth devices onboard across its entire fleet

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — In a first for airlines in the South Pacific, Air New Zealand is giving customers the freedom to use Bluetooth devices ‘gate to gate’ across its entire fleet. In line with the airline’s commitment to drive innovation, from Thursday customers flying on any service across the airline’s domestic and… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand sign new A$1.5 million marketing agreement

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand have deepened their commercial relationship, signing a new A$1.5 million marketing agreement aimed at promoting Australian tourism within key markets served by the New Zealand national carrier. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) extends an existing deal, which has seen the… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: Air New Zealand to operate three flights per week to Manila from December 2016

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed today’s announcement by Air New Zealand that it will operate three flights per week to Manila from December 2016, using a B767-300ER aircraft. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport’s general manager – aeronautical commercial, says, “This new Air New Zealand service between Manila and Auckland… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: Air New Zealand to recommence three flights per week to Osaka, Japan in November 2016

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed today’s announcement by Air New Zealand that it will recommence three flights per week to Osaka, Japan in November 2016. The service will use a B767-300 aircraft and operate until March 2017. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport’s general manager – aeronautical commercial, says, “This… Read the full press release

dnata Singapore wins eight new airline customers in 2015

Singapore and Dubai, 2015-12-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Operating in a perpetually time-critical environment at Singapore Changi Airport, dnata Singapore has successfully taken on another year of challenges and has emerged a step ahead by winning eight new airline customers in 2015. Myanmar Airways International, Myanmar National Airlines and Bhutan Airlines have appointed dnata… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand wins Airline of the Year by AirlineRatings.com for the third consecutive year

Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-12-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand has again scooped the title of Airline of the Year by world leading airline safety and product rating review website AirlineRatings.com for the third consecutive year. The website’s editorial team praised Air New Zealand for its products, environmental commitment, innovation and internal culture which it says has resulted in… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand strengthens partnership with United Airlines

Air New Zealand welcomes today’s announcement by United Airlines that it will enter the New Zealand market, launching a San Francisco – Auckland service from July next year. Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-10-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand and United Airlines have a longstanding partnership and in April this year signed a Statement of Intent to deepen… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand’s latest safety video Men in Black Safety Defenders records 12.9 million online views in just four days since its release

With around 3.2 million people watching it online every day, Air New Zealand’s latest safety video Men in Black Safety Defenders is well on its way to becoming the airline’s most popular to date with 12.9 million online views recorded in the four days since its release. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-8-18 — /Travel PR News/ —  Inspired… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: Air New Zealand to operate to five flights per week between Auckland and Houston, commencing in mid-December

Air New Zealand has announced today that it will begin flying direct to Houston, Texas from December this year. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-4-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The new Air New Zealand service will see a Boeing 777-200ER aircraft operate up to five flights per week between Auckland and Houston, commencing in mid-December. Norris… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: Air New Zealand to start direct flights to Buenos Aires in December 2015

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2014-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand has announced today that it will begin flying direct to South America in December 2015 for the first time in the airline’s history. The year-round Air New Zealand service will see a Boeing 777-200 aircraft operate three return flights per week between Auckland… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand unveils The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made ahead of the December release of the final film in The Hobbit Trilogy

Dwarves, Orcs and Elves take flight once again as Air New Zealand unveilsThe Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made ahead of the December release of the final film in The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM). Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-10-24 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes Air New Zealand’s announcement to increase the capacity on its Auckland to Los Angeles and Auckland to Vancouver routes

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-9-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand that it will increase the capacity on its Auckland to Los Angeles and Auckland to Vancouver routes. The announcement will see Air New Zealand introduce an additional three flights per week on its Auckland to Los Angeles… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: Air New Zealand to increase its Fijian route capacity next year in response to growing demand

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-9-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand that it will increase its Fijian route capacity next year in response to growing demand. The airline announced that it will be flying a daily wide-body 777 service from May to October 2015. Charles Spillane, Auckland Airport’s… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand celebrates its Auckland – San Francisco route’s 10th year anniversary; plans to double daily return services later this year

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-6-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The airline originally began operating three flights per week on June 30, 2004 and now flies daily to this popular North American destination – with plans to go double daily later this year. The airline will step up its frequency between Auckland and San Francisco to 10 return… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand announced it purchased 13 new Airbus A320neo and one additional A320

Air New Zealand has today announced further fleet investment with the purchase of 13 new Airbus A320neo (new engine option) aircraft to refresh its international narrow body fleet and an additional A320 to join its domestic operation. Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Luxon, signed the purchase agreement with Airbus… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomed the proposed alliance between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-1-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Auckland Airport welcomes proposed alliance which will deliver capacity growth and new daily A380 service. – Additional 100,000 seats on Auckland-Singapore route in first year – Fourth A380 aircraft for Auckland Airport Auckland Airport has welcomed today’s announcement of a proposed alliance between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines and the… Read the full press release

New Zealand tourism industry won multiple awards at 2013 World Travel Awards

New Zealand, 2013-10-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — The New Zealand tourism industry is in celebration mode after a swathe of victories at the 2013 World Travel Awards – also known as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’. Air New Zealand celebrated a double victory when the Australasian awards were announced in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Double joy … Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Air New Zealand form reciprocal frequent flyer partnership

MUMBAI, 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has entered into a reciprocal frequent flyer partnership with Air New Zealand. Air New Zealand an international and domestic airline group provides flights within New Zealand, to and from Australia, the South West Pacific, Asia, North America and the United Kingdom. JetPrivilege members may now… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand subsidiary Air Nelson to offer new daily direct service between Christchurch and Paraparaumu

2013-07-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new domestic service between Christchurch and Kapiti Coast will begin in November. Air New Zealand subsidiary Air Nelson will offer the new daily direct service between Christchurch and Paraparaumu and is planning a special fare to celebrate. Christchurch Airport Chief Executive Jim Boult says the new service is great news for… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand’s 787 Dreamliner aircraft enters testing phase

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — The delivery of Air New Zealand’s 787 Dreamliner aircraft came closer to reality last month when Boeing showed off the first of its 787-9 test planes to the media in Seattle. The airline is due to take delivery of the first of its 10 new Dreamliners early next year and has announced… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand partner over co-operative marketing initiatives

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tourism Australia and New Zealand’s national carrier Air New Zealand have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see more than A$6 million invested in joint marketing activity over a three year period to promote tourism to Australia in key overseas markets. Under the agreement the two parties will each contribute… Read the full press release