Media releases 2016

August 2016
  • Aug
    23
    All Blacks’ Captain signs on as Air New Zealand ambassador

    Air New Zealand has signed All Blacks’ Captain Kieran Read as its newest airline ambassador.

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  • Aug
    22
    Air New Zealand to increase its premium seating offering

    Air New Zealand is to spend more than $100 million increasing the number of premium seats on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and refurbishing its Boeing 777-300 fleet in response to customer trends.

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July 2016
  • Jul
    29
    Fine wines of New Zealand revealed

    Six of the nation's leading independent wine experts have come together to create "The Fine Wines of New Zealand" - a list of the country's most prestigious wines.

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  • Jul
    21
    Air New Zealand heads to Hollywood for its latest safety video

    Air New Zealand has teamed up with Hollywood actress Anna Faris and New Zealand actor and comedic legend Rhys Darby for its latest safety video, Safety in Hollywood.

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  • Jul
    20
    Michael Meredith teams up with Peter Gordon as Air New Zealand’s new consultant chef

    Award-winning restaurateur Michael Meredith is set to take his culinary expertise to the skies as Air New Zealand’s newest consultant chef.

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  • Jul
    19
    Air New Zealand pioneers ‘gate to gate’ use of Bluetooth devices onboard its fleet

    In a first for airlines in the South Pacific, Air New Zealand is giving customers the freedom to use Bluetooth devices ‘gate to gate’ across its entire fleet.

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May 2016
  • May
    27
    Air New Zealand trials world-leading robotic technology

    Air New Zealand is working with Christchurch-based robotics company Invert Robotics to trial wall climbing, camera mounted robots to carry out remote inspections on its aircraft.

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March 2016
  • Mar
    1
    Star Alliance improves customer experience at Los Angeles’ Tom Bradley International Terminal

    Star Alliance is improving customer experience at Los Angeles’ Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) through a combination of co-locating the member airlines in a one single check-in zone and the progressive introduction of more automation.

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February 2016
  • Feb
    24
    Air New Zealand to 3D print its own aircraft interior parts

    Air New Zealand is embracing the future of aircraft interiors by successfully producing 3D printed components for its Business Premier cabins.

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  • Feb
    11
    Star Alliance Gold Card holders enjoy free upgrades on Heathrow Express trains

    LONDON, UK - February 11th, 2016 - Star Alliance and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders a special benefit when travelling on Heathrow Express trains - a free upgrade.

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  • Feb
    4
    Wine Flight to take off

    More than 60 of the world's most influential wine media, trade and sommeliers will enjoy a unique "Wine Flight" today thanks to Air New Zealand and New Zealand Winegrowers.

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  • Feb
    4
    Air New Zealand appoints new Chief People Officer

    Air New Zealand has appointed Jodie King to the Executive position of Chief People Officer effective 29 February.

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