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Air New Zealand was particularly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis as New Zealand closed its borders to the world. Since its zero-COVID goal has been dropped, Air New Zealand's international flights have been gradually recovering. (Featured image: Vincenzo Pace - Simple Flying)

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Most of the missing bags found their way back from New York to Auckland via Los Angeles. Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Simple Flying
Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
Year Founded:
Star Alliance
Greg Foran
New Zealand
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latest Air New Zealand Articles

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Auckland Airport Puts Airlines Offside As Profit Plummets And Charges Rise

Auckland Airport is soon to reach full COVID recovery but it seems years of turbulence will surround the multi-billion dollar upgrades.

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Air New Zealand Reintroduces Boeing 787s On Auckland-Perth Route

Step aside, Wamos Air; the Air NZ metal is back.

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Air New Zealand Profit Means More Airbus A321neos And Trans Tasman Seats

With a solid profit under his belt Air New Zealand CEO Greg Foran thanked customers for their loyalty while the airline emerged from COVID.

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Air New Zealand Launches New Partnership To Bolster Engineering Talent

The local polytechnic delivers qualifications in Aviation Engineering.

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Air New Zealand Passenger Removed From Flight In Auckland For Security Risk

All passengers and their baggage had to be rescreened.

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Flying Sydney To Auckland - Which Airline Is Best?

How do the five carriers flying the route compare in terms of schedule, price, and onboard service?

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Live Shotgun Shell Found In Overhead Bin On Air New Zealand Airbus A320

Once found, the cabin crew followed standard procedure. However, it remains unclear how the cartridge got through airport security.

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The 5 Longest Air Routes From Australia & New Zealand

The top entry might be surprising to some.

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Traveling To The Regions: A Look At New Zealand's Busiest Regional Airports

The domestic aviation scene in New Zealand is bustling with regional connections.

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Air New Zealand Expands Mission Next Gen Aircraft

The carrier expects to replace the Q300 domestic fleet with a more sustainable aircraft from 2030.

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Low Visibility Restricts Flights At Auckland Airport

Thick fog blanketed the country's most significant city, affecting airport operations.

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Air New Zealand Puts Premium Wines And Cocktails On The Agenda

After introducing a new menu for its premium cabins, Air New Zealand has turned its attention to the cocktails and fine wines that go with it.

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Air New Zealand Confirms Minimal Impact From New Pratt & Whitney Engine Challenges

The Auckland-based carrier is looking into how much of an effect the engine issue may have on schedules and services.

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Air New Zealand’s Quick Flight Across The Southern Alps

The flight between Christchurch and Hokitika offers passengers a world-class view of the Southern Alps.

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What Happened To Air New Zealand's McDonnell Douglas DC-10s?

The type served the airline for less than a decade.

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Air New Zealand Plates Up New Aotearoa Menu

Once again Air New Zealand is highlighting the nation's Maori heritage by designing a new menu based around local ingredients and produce.

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Air New Zealand And Qantas Add Australia Flights For Taylor Swift Concerts

Swifties wasted no time booking trips to see their idol live in Australia.

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A Look At The Trans-Tasman Market Post Covid

Virgin Australia remains the most significant missing piece of the puzzle.

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Auckland Airport Says Game On For FIFA Womens World Cup

The FIFA Women's World Cup is heading to New Zealand and Australia this month, and Auckland Airport is going all out to welcome everyone.