Air New Zealand

Southwest's Sensual New Safety Demonstration

A Southwest Airlines crew member has gone viral for all the right reasons.<p>Flight attendant Nicholas Demore brought some much-needed entertainment to …

Airlines

Booking Throwaway Tickets to Reduce the Price of Star Alliance Awards

ANA is a Star Alliance airline based in Japan. For the most part you can use their miles to redeem the same awards you can get with United miles, but …

Airlines

Aeroplan Change Fee: Unethical or Fair? - Live and Let's Fly

Aeroplan charged me a change fee that I believe was unconscionable.<p>I am heading to Germany for Christmas this year with my family. We booked tickets …

Airlines

British Airways vs Virgin Atlantic – One is a top 10 airline, the other is a complete loser

Virgin Atlantic was voted the best long haul European airline.<p>Across 22 categories, British Airways failed to win a single award.<p>Air New Zealand has …

Airlines

Spotlight 2018: For the aviation industry, technology continues to be king

91 percent of airlines will provide wireless in-flight services for passengers // © 2017 Getty Images<p>Feature image (above): Expect changes both in …

Airlines

Last things pilots say before deadly plane crashes

Chilling recordings of the final seconds before some of the world’s major plane crashes reveal the sheer terror of those at the helm.<p>Screams, …

Aviation

Forget the Landscape: Beer is the Real Reason to Visit New Zealand

American craft beer receives most of the attention, but other brewing destinations around the globe are certainly worth highlighting — like the New …

Drinking

What are the best Star Alliance credit cards for UK residents?

<b>Following the closing of the Lufthansa Miles & More and United Airlines MileagePlus credit cards to new applicants last week, life has got harder if</b> …

Airlines

“Lord of the Rings” TV Series: 17 Showrunners Who Could Lead the Journey Back to Middle Earth

Amazon has given an unprecedented $200 million just for the right to make a new LORD OF THE RINGS TV series, and that’s before any development or …

TV

Rarotonga, Cook Islands: a South Pacific paradise in between LA and New Zealand

Too many Cook Islands? There are 15 to enjoy, including Rarotonga, in this South Pacific paradise, says David Whitley

Cook Islands

Rugby: Spare us the Jekyll and Hyde All Blacks, says Gregor Paul

The All Blacks have become like the little girl in the Longfellow poem in that when they are good, they are very, very good and when they are bad, …

Rugby Union

Asia’s Airline Stocks: Who Fares Best from Rising Oil Prices?

Only one-third of Asia Pacific airlines are well edged against the rise in fuel prices, according to Crucial Perspective analyst Corrine Png.<p>Jet fuel …

Airlines

Air NZ fares to London - how low can they go?

Flight Centre has fired the latest shot in the airfare war, with Air New Zealand return flights to London dropping below $1300The agent says its …

Airlines

[Graphic News] Korean Air named world's 8th best airline

South Korea’s Korean Air has been named the 8th best airline in the world, according to the international aviation webs

Airlines

Air New Zealand's warning over summer peak flying

Air New Zealand is warning passengers to consider taking out domestic travel insurance and turn up early during the summer peak during which it will …

Airlines

You’ll really want to book a holiday to New Zealand after reading this

Since then the Aussie dollar has fallen like Donald Trump’s approval rating. That means we lost five per cent of our LA buying power and New York is …

New Zealand

Air New Zealand and YVR celebrate 10th anniversary

Air New Zealand and Vancouver International Airport marked their 10-year partnership of flying from Vancouver to Auckland with a unique …

Canadian News

It's Official: These are the World's Best Airlines for 2018

Whenever we book an airline, it almost always comes down to priorities. For many of us, that priority is price, but when multiple airlines are so …

Airlines

Air New Zealand plane suffers cracked windscreen during 'seriously rough' flight

A duck killed by fireworks lit in its beak is one more reason fireworks sales should be banned, says SPCA.<p>Two firefighters received minor injuries …

Airlines

Crack appears in Air NZ plane's windscreen during flight: 'I thought I was going to die'

An Air New Zealand plane window that started cracking mid-flight forced the pilot to drop altitude suddenly on Sunday, leaving at least one passenger …

Aviation

Air NZ passenger 'knocked to the ground' and restrained on flight to LA

A passenger had to be restrained on an Air NZ flight to Los Angeles. (File photo)<p>A man who had to be restrained on an Air New Zealand flight from …

Aviation

Ranked: The World's Five Best Airline Economy Experiences...

The economy experience can be so much more than we think. On five airlines: it really is. While countless airlines have slashed away at everything …

Airlines

These are the best airlines in the world for 2018

• <b>Air New Zealand has been named the best airline in the world by AirlineRatings.com.</b>• <b><br>This is the fifth year in a row the carrier has won.</b>• <b><br>AirlineRatings evaluates airlines based on 13 criteria including customer service, product offerings, and financial performance.</b>• <b><br>No Airlines from North America made</b> …

Airlines

AirlineRatings publishes Airline Excellence Awards for 2018 - Xinhua

CANBERRA, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- Anyone aboard an Air New Zealand flight will probably be impressed by its funky safety instruction video featuring …

Airlines

John Key lends a hand with the All Whites' flights to Peru

New Zealand Football patron John Key hands over the Chatham Cup trophy this year.<p>The All Whites have a former prime minister to thank for helping …

Airlines

The World's 10 Best Airlines Have Just Been Named (Guess How Many U.S. Airlines Are On the List)

Clue: It's less than 10.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Excellence is embedded in the American culture.<p>Why, just think of the Oakland Raiders and how they always represent it. Or, um, are at least committed to it.<p>So when …

Airlines

The best airlines in the world 2017

These are this year's best airlines - as voted for by you in our Readers' Travel Awards 2017<p>For those on a short-haul break, <b>Air Berlin</b> is the most …

Airlines

This is the world's best airline (Hint: It's not a U.S. carrier)

By now we know that airlines are not created equal. It’s hard to know which carrier is truly the best, but a new survey helps to narrow it down.<p>For …

Airlines

Air NZ plane hits bird during take-off from Wellington Airport

An Air New Zealand customer was left terrified after the plane she was on hit a bird during take-off this morning, forcing the pilot to haul on the …

Aviation

Is this the beginning of the end for the first class plane cabin?

Increased pressure on airlines to maximise profits on every single passenger it flies is threatening the existence of expansive and indulgent first class offerings.<p>This is the view of industry experts, some of whom foresee a time where luxury travel might be reserved for a minority of high-value …

Airlines