Air New Zealand

Tasman Tie-Up Grant Demanded by Air N.Z., Virgin Blue Seek

Tasman Tie-Up Grant Demanded by Air N.Z., Virgin Blue SeekIt has been reported that Air New Zealand Ltd. and Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd. are looking for authoritarian consent for a coalition, which might help them surpass Qantas Airways Ltd. as the main operator of flights between Australia and New Zealand.

Air New Zealand in Talks With Virgin Blue

Virgin BlueAnalysts have revealed that talks related to forging an alliance between Air New Zealand and rival Virgin Blue could permit the airlines to make use each other's domestic routes.

"Air New Zealand confirms that the airlines have been in ongoing discussions for several months but no agreement has been reached," the Auckland-based airline said in a statement today.

Virgin Blue and Air New Zealand Battling for Trans-Tasman Route

Virgin Blue and Air New Zealand Battling for Trans-Tasman RouteNo major agreement has been achieved by Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd. and Air New Zealand Ltd., regarding the prospective Trans-Tasmanian alliance. Both the major airlines are battling each other fiercely, to win the route.

Couple Beds in Economy Class for Air New Zealand Passengers

Air-New-ZealandAir New Zealand has disclosed the airline's "skycouch" which followed a successful safety campaign in May. "The first major improvement in economy class travel comfort in 20 years - beds" is what the company calls it. The service will be a boon for passengers who get tired of sitting around in the economy class and yearn to lie down.

Air New Zealand reveals new candyfloss pink-colored “concept” uniform

Air_New_ZealandNew Zealand’s national carrier, Air New Zealand, has revealed its newly-designed, candyfloss pink-colored “concept” uniforms, which will be introduced in 2011, coinciding with the introduction of a new aircraft fleet - the 777-300 aircraft.

Air New Zealand happy over Blended Winglets

Air New Zealand happy over Blended Winglets

Introduction of blended winglets in the Air New Zealand's fleet of five Boeing 767-300ER aircrafts is proving more fuel efficient than expected by the carrier.

It has been delivering 19 per cent higher fuel saving as per current data. The blended winglets would reduce drags to make air wings efficient, making the crafts more fuel saving.

General Manager Airline Operations Captain David Morgan said, "The installation of the blended winglets is part of Air New Zealand's on-going drive to be the world's most environmentally sustainable airline."