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News on Air New Zealand (Ticker: AIR) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

Plane forced to return due to smoke

A plane carrying almost 50 passengers had to return to Auckland shortly after take-off when smoky haze was spotted in the cockpit.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Fares fair? How flight costs compare

Kiwis wanting to travel to some regional centres are faced with an 18-hour bus ride - or forking out hundreds of dollars for an Air New Zealand flight.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Transportation, Travel, Airlines, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Pacific Travel, Wellington, New Zealand Travel,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Southland Times

Sky high fares reviewed

The airline said yesterday it would review the cost of last-minute domestic regional airfares after criticism they were too high.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Scoop

Airports Association wants regulator to probe Air NZ charges

The New Zealand Airports Association has called on the Commerce Commission to regulate Air New Zealand's regional fares, where the national carrier has an effective monopoly.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Transportation, Airlines

Dominion Post

Air NZ bars violent prisoner from flight

A prisoner being taken through Wellington Airport became so violent and abusive after spotting police that Air New Zealand refused to fly her.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Transportation, Airlines, Auckland, New Zealand Travel

Skift

Air New Zealand CEO Eyes Asian Expansion to Fuel Revenue Growth

Air New Zealand has done a phenomenal job raising awareness of its brand with creative, viral marketing.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Marketing, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Can Air NZ's profit take off?

The airport said total passenger movements were up 3.8 per cent to 15.1 million, breaking the 15 million mark for the first time.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Transportation, Airlines

Scoop

Air NZ boosts annual profit 45%, signals special dividend

Air New Zealand, the government-controlled national carrier, boosted annual profit 45 percent as increased passenger numbers and capacity lifted earnings, and will pay a special dividend after reviewing its capital structure.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Singapore Airlines

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Nelson Mail

Regional flights too expensive

A Nelson woman in Saturday's paper was only experiencing what most feel about paying exorbitant prices for internal flights.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Transportation, Travel, Airlines, Pacific Travel, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Loyalty programmes: Sign up and start earning

After years of putting it off, I finally joined an airline rewards scheme - now I just wish I had done it sooner.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Transportation, Airlines

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nelson Mail

Pilots' jobs safe in air link rethink

Changes to Air Nelson services to Hawke's Bay and the future of the Napier crew base will not mean job losses for the Link operator's crew, Air New Zealand has confirmed.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Transportation, Airlines

Scoop

Air New Zealand unveils first refurbished 777-200ER

The first of Air New Zealand's refurbished Boeing 777-200ER aircraft will take to the skies this weekend signalling an ongoing evolution in the airline's long haul customer experience.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Transportation, Airlines

AVHerald

Mount Cook AT72 at Auckland on Aug 22nd 2014, smoke in cockpit

A Mount Cook Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Air New Zealand, registration ZK-MCA performing flight NZ-5231 from Auckland to New Plymouth , was climbing out of Auckland when the crew stopped the climb at about FL116, declared emergency reporting smoke in the cockpit and returned to Auckland for a safe landing about 16 minutes ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft, Transportation, Airlines, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Scoop

Ms Jane Freeman appointed as independent director

Kiwi Income Property Trust announces the appointment of Ms Jane Freeman to the Board of the Manager, with effect from today.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

The Otago Daily Times

Red meat reformers take pulse of the South

When it comes to sorting out the red meat industry, Ross Hyland likes to use an analogy, comparing it with the situation Air New Zealand faced.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Transportation, Airlines

The New Zealand Herald

Hawaiian fine-tunes NZ link

Hawaiian Airlines says its service to Auckland is performing well but it will fine tune its schedule and has no immediate plans to increase frequency.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Xinhuanet

Interview: Business bolsters Shanghai link with New Zealand little sister

One of New Zealand's most enduring sister city relationships with China is set to boost bilateral trade links with major business support, says a New Zealand official.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Transportation, Airlines

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Auckland to Sydney on a Dreamliner

Air New Zealand has started operating its new 787-9 Dreamliner on a "flight and delight" basis to Sydney.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Travel

Fri Aug 15, 2014

International Business Times

'Big Ball of Light' Hits Air New Zealand Flight NZ5070

A 'massive ball of light' has hit Air New Zealand two minutes before it was due to land in Auckland.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, Oceania, World News, Airlines, Transportation, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Scoop

Flight plan will boost regional economy

The announcement of an air service between Masterton and Auckland, to replace cancelled Air New Zealand services, is an excellent regional initiative and a boost to the Wairarapa economy says the New Zealand Airports Association .

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Transportation, Airlines

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