Air New Zealand

Air NZ and Air China Alliance Plan Daily Flights between Auckland and Beijing

Air NZ and Air China Alliance Plan Daily Flights between Auckland and BeijingConditional to regulatory approvals, a partnership with Air New Zealand, Air China plans to include direct flights to Auckland daily from Beijing sometimes later in the year.

Today, the airlines released particulars related to the projected deal that could come into effect from December.

Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Ill on Landing and Died After a Few Days

Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Ill on Landing and Died After a Few Days Ann Barbarich, a New Zealand pilot died after a few days of suffering a medical occurrence just after of landing a Dreamliner plane at an Australian airport.

Boeing's New Dreamliner to Join Air New Zealand's fleet this Year

Boeing's New Dreamliner to Join Air New Zealand's fleet this YearThe second model of Boeing's Dreamliner is touching the ground of New Zealand for the first time.

Battle for Trans-Tasman airline increases

AirlinesWith competition increasing on Perth and Adelaide routes, a new front in the transtasman airline battle is opening up over summer.

Air New Zealand has had the Adelaide and Perth routes to itself for years even though the battle for passengers on services to the main eastern seaboard cities has been playing for ages. Air New Zealand is adding extra services to Perth, and opening a seasonal service from Christchurch.

Shares Dip For Air New Zealand

Shares Dip For Air New ZealandThere has been a drop in Air New Zealand's share price in the wake of the Government's 20 per cent sell-down as trading resumed today morning.

Since the Government insisted on a maximisation of kiwi ownership, which now stands at about 88% including the Crown's remaining 53% holding, overseas institutions were scaled the most.

Govt raises $365 million from Air NZ sale

Govt raises $365 million from Air NZ saleThe Government has announced this afternoon that it has earned $365 million from the sale of a 20% stake of Air New Zealand.

The price which was shares $1.65 a piece was in line with Friday's closing share price for Air New Zealand indicative of strong demand for the offer.

Out of 221 million shares on offer, 186 million were bought by New Zealand buyers.

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