Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Makes My Case - Mistakes and Sales Look The Same

<i>I had previously discussed the issues with fare price protection for both consumers and brands. I outlined how fares have been priced so</i> …

Airlines

Virgin Flying Club – what are the best partner awards, whilst we wait for Air France / KLM?

Potentially the biggest upheaval in the UK frequent flyer game in 2018 is going to be <b>the addition of Air France and KLM as Virgin Atlantic Flying</b> …

Airlines

Weekly Review: September 23, 2017

I spent the past few days flying around the US on American to check out some of their new lounges, and starting this coming week my international …

Airlines

Experience these seven natural wonders of New Zealand

New Zealand is a land so rich in natural wonders that it would take a lifetime to experience them all, but some are so spectacular and unique that …

New Zealand

Travel bonanza: Airfares and cruise packages drop as competition heats up

Airfare deals including return fares to Europe for under $1100 and 7-night Mediterranean cruise for $565. Cut-throat competition between airlines and …

Airlines

NZ calls in navy to beat fuel shortage

A New Zealand navy vessel will ferry diesel fuel around the country as the government rushes to alleviate a days-long fuel shortage that has cast air …

Airlines

Cheap Flights To Hong Kong, Free Shake Shack And 5,000 Bonus Miles For Car Rentals

Cheap Flight of the Day:<p><b>Great fares to Hong Kong</b>, just over $400 on multiple airlines.<p>In Case You Missed It:<p><b>Cable cars above Salzburg</b><p><b>An Inside Look</b> …

Airlines

Airlines experiment with customer interface from SMS to human AI

While airlines look for new ways to extend their customer service through bots and social media messaging platforms, Hawaiian Airlines has opted for …

Customer Service

United debut new "Safety is Global" in-flight safety video

Within the past hour, United Airlines have released their newest in-flight safety video.<p>Dubbed “Safety is Global III“, the video is the third …

Airlines

Pipeline crisis undermines National's claim to being the government of infrastructure

People hit pipes all the time in New Zealand, but usually the consequences are more limited.<p><b>OPINION:</b> It is possibly the most New Zealand story …

New Zealand News

Never travel light? Find out what different airlines charge for luggage

No matter how often they fly, some travellers always struggle with the fine art of packing light. So if you always find yourself paying for extra luggage, why not try checking out which airlines will be the most accommodating of your need to over-pack.<p>Cheapflights.com has compiled a guide to …

Airlines

State commission to handle New Zealand fuel shortage crisis

New Zealand's National Party government has set up a commission to oversee the response to the country's current fuel shortage crisis that has …

World News

Air New Zealand Won't Honor Cheap Business Class Fares

A couple of days ago I wrote about some crazy low business class fares that Air New Zealand had between Australia and Los Angeles. Roundtrip tickets …

Airlines

NZ government under fire over pipeline leak

At least five flights between Australia and New Zealand will be affected because of the ongoing jet fuel supply issue at Auckland Airport.<p>The …

Airlines

Fuel crisis: NZDF deployed to deliver fuel

The army and navy will start transporting fuel around the country tomorrow.

New Zealand News

Air NZ relaxing ticket restrictions as situation stabilises

Air New Zealand is relaxing restrictions on some ticket sales and says the situation is beginning to stabilise, after the airline cancelled 41 …

Airlines

Auckland Airport flight disruptions peak as fuel crisis bites

Thirty-six flights have been cancelled today and 9000 Air New Zealand customers alone affected as the effects of the fuel crisis deepen.<p>An Auckland …

Airlines

New Zealand officials cancel flights due to fuel shortage

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's lawmakers and public employees were told Tuesday to cancel all nonessential flights to and from Auckland as a fuel shortage at the nation's largest airport continued to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of people.<p>The main pipeline that carries jet …

Business

Air New Zealand refueling long haul planes in Wellington as Auckland jet fuel crisis deepens

An Air New Zealand 777-200 is flying to Wellington, with only pilots on board. It will then refuel and return to Auckland.<p>Air New Zealand is flying …

Aviation

No boarding pass at Indian airports soon?

CISF testing biometrics-enabled access<p>First, they came for the baggage tags; now, they’re going for the boarding pass. If India’s airport security …

Airports

Fuel crisis: What are travellers' rights?

Travellers and airlines from around the world are being thrown into turmoil as the jet fuel crisis continues to cripple Auckland Airport.As of today, …

New Zealand News

Some Auckland petrol stations run out of fuel after burst pipe

<b>Several petrol stations in Auckland have run out of fuel as problems caused by damage to a key pipeline in New Zealand's largest city spread.</b><p>Z Energy said four service stations ran out of 95 octane petrol on Monday.<p>The firm said fuel is being trucked into the city but more stations may run out of …

New Zealand

Election 2017 Live: Jet fuel shortage hampers last days of campaign

With just three full days of campaigning left, the jet fuel shortage at Auckland Airport is affecting the travel schedules of the politicians and …

Jacinda Ardern

Jet fuel rationing at Auckland to last almost two weeks

Jet fuel rationing at Auckland airport is set to stretch out for up to two weeks as replacement of a damaged fuel pipeline continues.

Aviation

Fuel runs out at petrol stations, more flights cancelled

Four Auckland service stations ran out of 95 octane petrol yesterday - and more could run out today - as thousands of air passengers again face a day …

Airlines

Having Issues Registering For The LifeMiles OMAAT Promotion?

As I first wrote about a couple of weeks ago, LifeMiles is offering up to a 140% bonus on purchased miles, which is available exclusively to OMAAT …

Airlines

Thousands stranded in New Zealand after digger punctures jet fuel pipe

International and domestic plane passengers stuck in Auckland as rationing is brought in and airlines are told to refill abroad<p>New Zealand has been hit by a severe shortage of jet fuel, with thousands of domestic and international passengers stranded after a digger struck an airport supply pipe in …

Airlines

FARE ALERT: Business Class Under $1000 Roundtrip Sydney - Los Angeles

Via koika on Flyertalk you can fly from Sydney to Los Angeles for under US$1000 roundtrip on Air New Zealand (connecting in Auckland).<p>Brisbane …

Airlines

Flying from Perth to Auckland aboard Air New Zealand

Stephanie Holmes flies NZ176 Perth to Auckland. Plane: Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9, a fancy Dreamliner. Class: Economy, on a Works ticket. Price: …

Airlines

Fuel shortage strands thousands

Thousands of passengers have been left in the lurch after a jet fuel shortage grounded dozens of domestic and international flights at Auckland …

Aviation