Media Releases

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July 2014
  • Jul
    11
    Air New Zealand’s new 787-9 touches down in Auckland

    Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 787-9 aircraft has landed in Auckland this afternoon following a successful delivery flight from Seattle.

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June 2014
  • Jun
    30
    Air New Zealand celebrates a decade of flying Auckland – San Francisco

    Air New Zealand is today celebrating 10 years of flying Kiwis to San Francisco.

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  • Jun
    24
    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II Formally Opens Heathrow Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal - The new home of Star Alliance in London

    LONDON, U.K. – June 23rd, 2014 – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II formally opened the new home of Star Alliance at London’s Heathrow Airport, unveiling a plaque that names the facility "Terminal 2: the Queen’s Terminal", in recognition of her long association with the airport.

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  • Jun
    2
    Air New Zealand announces fleet investment - 13 new Airbus A320neo and another domestic A320

    Air New Zealand has today announced further fleet investment with the purchase of 13 new Airbus A320neo (new engine option) aircraft to refresh its international narrow body fleet and an additional A320 to join its domestic operation.

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May 2014
  • May
    29
    Air New Zealand’s new 787-9 takes flight

    Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 787-9 has taken to the air for the first time today, successfully completing its first production test flight in the skies above Seattle, Washington.

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  • May
    20
    $20 million extension to Air New Zealand and
    Tourism New Zealand partnership

    Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand have today announced a $20 million extension to their marketing partnership.

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  • May
    19
    Air New Zealand and New Zealand Winegrowers
    to invest in wine tourism growth

    Air New Zealand and New Zealand Winegrowers have today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see them work together to actively promote New Zealand as a destination for wine tourism.

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April 2014
  • Apr
    18
    Air New Zealand welcomes first regulatory clearance for proposed Singapore Airlines alliance

    The Competition Commission of Singapore has given clearance for the proposed alliance between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines.

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  • Apr
    6
    First Black Air New Zealand 787-9 aircraft revealed in Seattle

    Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 787-9 aircraft bearing the airline’s distinctive new all black livery has been revealed at Boeing’s Everett factory near Seattle.

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March 2014
  • Mar
    12
    Air New Zealand’s on-time performance (OTP) among world’s best

    Air New Zealand has been named as one of the world’s most reliable airlines in the annual FlightStats On-time Performance Service Awards.

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  • Mar
    11
    More peak season Air New Zealand flights to San Francisco

    Air New Zealand will move to 10 return services per week on the popular Auckland - San Francisco route during the peak Northern winter period between mid-December and March, including double daily flights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

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February 2014
  • Feb
    27
    Air New Zealand delivers record interim result

    Air New Zealand has announced a record interim result for the first half of the 2014 financial year.

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  • Feb
    12
    Air New Zealand reveals Safety in Paradise

    Air New Zealand has taken the wraps off the world’s most beautiful safety video – a collaboration with Sports Illustrated’s iconic Swimsuit franchise on the eve of its 50th anniversary.

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  • Feb
    7
    Air New Zealand and Sports Illustrated showcase Safety in Paradise

    Air New Zealand will release the world's most beautiful safety video next week.

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