Wellington Airport Flyer bus dumps Snapper, hikes prices.

Wellington's Airport Flyer bus service has stopped accepting Snapper, the Wellington region's public transport bus ticketing card, as of Monday 3rd December. Passengers using the bus service which connects Wellington Airport with both the Wellington and Hutt CBD now...

Air New Zealand delivers free inflight WiFi for Christmas

  Air New Zealand is giving away free inflight WiFi to all passengers on all WiFi equipped international flights between the 1st December 2018 and 28th February 2019. WiFi is currently available across most of the airline's Boeing 777 fleet, as well as their recently...

How to tell if your Air New Zealand flight will have inflight WiFi

Air New Zealand officially launched their inflight WiFi offering in  May 2018. Since then they've progressively been fitting WiFi to their long-haul Boeing 777 fleet during scheduled aircraft maintenance in Singapore. WiFi is currently offered on most of their Boeing...

Are Air New Zealand about to announce they’re purchasing the Boeing 787-10?

There have been plenty of articles and much speculation over the past 18 months after Air New Zealand announced they were looking to replace their Boeing 777-200ER aircraft starting from 2022 onwards. The Boeing 777-200ER has been a mainstay of their long-haul fleet,...

Air New Zealand revamps partner rewards table

Air New Zealand has revamped its partner reward booking table for all reward bookings using Airpoints Dollars from the 5th November 2018. Air New Zealand Airpoints members can book reward seats using Airpoints Dollars (APD) on almost all flights by other Star Alliance...

Assembling Air NZ’s Airbus Neo A321

Today, Air New Zealand have shared a video with Travel Talk NZ featuring the assembly process of their new Airbus A321neo with new engine option. It's fascinating seeing all the pieces coming together. Air New Zealand airline formally took delivery of the aircraft on...

Air New Zealand launches the Impossible Burger on San Francisco to Auckland flights

Air New Zealand has added the Impossible Burger to its Business Premier menu on its NZ7 service between San Francisco and Auckland. This follows the launch of the burger on the Los Angles to Auckland route in July. The Impossible Burger is a plant based product...

Air New Zealand rebrands flexiplus as flexidate

Air New Zealand has rebranded its flexiplus fare option as flexidate in a somewhat strange move that will no doubt lead to some customer confusion around the product. The airline previously offered four fare types on all domestic flights - ranging from a seat only...

Emirates scales back some Australasian operations

Emirates have announced changes to a number of Australasian services as part of further cutbacks to its global network. In recent months they've announced significant changes to its network due to both low passenger demand and pilot crewing issues, both of which have...

Diners Club quits NZ

The Warehouse Group have decided to end their franchise agreement for Diners Club in New Zealand from the 31st December 2018. This means that Diners Club cards will no longer be available in New Zealand from the end of 2018, and all existing New Zealand issued cards...