Air New Zealand

First Air NZ 777-300ER aircraft arrives

ANZThe first 777-300ER aircraft which is owned by Air New Zealand arrived and was given a very colorful welcome. The aircraft arrived from its base in Boeing's Seattle and is said to be bringing about a revolution in the economy-class.

The aircraft is just one of the five others where various products have been added by Air NZ so that they are able to make traveling experience different for the passengers.

Air NZ-Virgin deal seen as optimistic for the next year

Air NZ-Virgin deal seen as optimistic for the next yearForsyth Barr broker Peter Young alleged that yesterday there was an approval for the Air New Zealand-Virgin Blue transtasman alliance. It was one of several factors which can lead to a positive 2011 for the countrywide carrier.

Spokeswoman Danielle Keighery assumed that in coming year from March-April surely there would be some good signs to be seen.

Air alliance between Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue

Air-New-Zealand-Virgin-BlueThe plans of a transtasman air alliance of Air New Zealand with the Virgin Blue group got the ultimate approval it had required in this country today.

The approval was officially given by the Transport Minister Stephen Joyce today in the afternoon to the proposal of the two airlines working together on the services and fares offered by them on the transtasman route.

Approval given to trans-Tasman alliance

Virgin BlueThe assurance to run additional flights to and fro Wellington was a very significant step in making the rare and unlikely change of heart by the Australian competition watchdog which finally gave its nod to the trans-Tasman alliance between Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue.

Fyfe hopeful for an alliance with Virgin Blue

Rob-FyfeThe head of Air New Zealand, Rob Fyfe is looking to hear from regulators this week regarding the airline's alliance deal with Virgin Blue.

The suggested trans-Tasman alliance with Virgin Blue includes a collaboration on the upcoming route and product planning, code sharing and the often flyer programme advantages.

Major airline conference in Queenstown

Air-New-ZealandBosses of Air New Zealand are saying that holding a big airline conference in Queenstown may aid in the promotion of the country as a top destination among the new and emerging international markets.

The chief executives of the biggest airlines in the world are now in the resort for the Star Alliance conference, which began yesterday.