Air New Zealand jets back to Invercargill

Header Photo by Phillip Capper Air New Zealand’s direct A320 jet service between Auckland and Invercargill resumes today. The airline’s first flight from Auckland to Invercargill lands at 12:40pm, with the return departing Invercargill at 1:25pm. The service will...

Air New Zealand boosts flights to Queenstown for Queen’s Birthday

Air New Zealand will restart its Wellington-Queenstown route in time for Queen’s Birthday weekend and is also adding additional flights between Auckland and Queenstown. The airline will resume flying between the capital and Queenstown on 28 May. Air New Zealand...

Air New Zealand adds domestic flights for Alert Level 2

Air New Zealand will operate to the majority of its domestic airports when the nation enters Alert Level 2. Chief Executive Officer Greg Foran says the airline plans to operate around 20 percent of its usual domestic capacity (compared to pre-COVID-19 levels) during...

Air New Zealand marks 80 years of flying

Air New Zealand is celebrating its 80th birthday today. Despite recent turbulence experienced by the aviation industry, in its video 80 years of Air New Zealand, the airline takes a moment to reflect on some of the special memories it’s shared with customers both at...

Air NZ Auckland-Buenos Aires and Los Angeles-London Flight Canned

Air New Zealand will not resume operation of its suspended Auckland-Buenos Aires and Los Angeles-London routes due to the deep impact of COVID-19 on forward travel demand. The airline has also taken the decision to postpone the commencement of its non-stop...

Air New Zealand to help bring home Kiwis stranded in India

The New Zealand Government has chartered three Air New Zealand B777-300 aircraft to repatriate New Zealand nationals stranded in India due to COVID-19. Flight NZ1954 departed Auckland International Airport yesterday morning, and two subsequent flights are due to...

Air New Zealand domestic network under Alert Level 3

Air New Zealand is adjusting its domestic network with New Zealand to enter Alert Level 3 next week. The airline will operate a limited domestic schedule from Tuesday 28 April to enable essential travel only and to keep air freight moving. The airline’s domestic...

Air New Zealand opens new Auckland regional Koru lounge

Air New Zealand's new Auckland domestic terminal regional Koru lounge has opened today. The new lounge offers capacity for 265 passengers - a threefold increase over the old regional lounge. It's a long overdue replacement for the existing regional lounge which simply...

SkyBus makes Auckland route changes

Airport transport operator SkyBus has announced changes to its Auckland services from the 17th November 2019. Its Auckland airport to Auckland City Express service that previously operated alternating services via Dominion Road and Mt Eden Road will now only operate...

Air New Zealand announces downtown Queenstown check-in trial

Air New Zealand has today announced a three month trial of a downtown check-in and bag drop facility in downtown Queenstown from the 20th November 2019. The pop-up facility located at 5 Earl Street opposite the Novotel Hotel will allow passengers to check-in for their...