Air New Zealand

HEADS UP: Qantas & Air New Zealand’s joint flights go on sale

By Nahrain John<p>@karryontravel<p>23 Jul 2018<p>There’s no going back now – Air New Zealand and Qantas are officially partners in aviation as flights for …

Airlines

Earning Air New Zealand Airpoints, status credits on Qantas flights

Air New Zealand's Airpoints members will be able to earn frequent flyer points on domestic Qantas flights as of October 28, 2018 – however, status …

Hong Kong

Virgin Australia offers NZ farmers medium-rare chance to feed its passengers

After its recent so-called <b>'divorce' from Air New Zealand</b>, Virgin Australia has put the call out to Kiwi farmers asking them create a bespoke dish for …

Virgin Australia

Premium economy - the new business class

Peter Harbison, executive chairman of CAPA - Centre for Aviation, says of premium services: “It’s a poor man’s, or woman’s, business class. It’s …

Singapore Airlines

New Travel Collection Membership Lets Amex Cardholders Save on Travel

Although Citi and Chase are in the process of scaling back or eliminating some credit card benefits such as price protection insurance and Priority …

Travel

That Feeling When You First Experience an Airport Lounge

I first started using airport lounges regularly in 2002. I status matched over to Mexicana Frecuenta and my Frecuenta Gold status got me into United …

Airlines

Australia’s top travel agents and suppliers named

<b>Industry excellence celebrated at Australia’s National Travel Industry Awards.</b><p>The formalities of the 2018 National Travel Industry Awards have just …

Tourism

Which Qantas lounges can Air New Zealand Airpoints frequent flyer use?

by David Flynn | July 20, 2018<p>Air New Zealand's Airpoints frequent flyers will enjoy have access to Qantas Clubs around Australia under the …

Airlines

New scenic rail service part of West Coast revitalisation plan

A new passenger rail service between Hokitika and Westport is on a short-list of plans to revitalise the West Coast economy.<p>It is part of a $625,000 …

New Zealand

West Coast feasibility study highlights potential of rail - KiwiRail

A feasibility study for a new West Coast tourism service highlights rail’s ability to drive economic growth in the regions, KiwiRail Chief Executive …

New Zealand

Stock Takes: Sky TV, Air NZ big losers from falling NZ dollar

<b>COMMENT:</b><p>The New Zealand dollar has fallen dramatically over the last few months, creating winners and losers along the way.<p>Since mid-April, the …

New Zealand

This is what the world's best airline looks like (take note, BA)

Singapore Airlines has scooped the top prize at the annual World Airline Awards, based on the opinions of millions of travellers and dubbed the “Oscars of the aviation industry”, regaining a title it last held in 2008.<p>The Asian carrier pipped Qatar Airways - last year’s winner - to the gong, with …

Singapore Airlines

Boeing, Airbus jet sales soar as Farnborough Airshow winds down

LONDON (AP) — Airbus and Boeing say demand for aircraft surged at the Farnborough International Airshow amid increased passenger and cargo traffic.<p>The world's biggest commercial aircraft makers reported firm orders and commitments for future purchases worth tens of billions of dollars as the show's …

Aviation

Africa's Largest Nation Announces New National Carrier: Nigeria Air

John has always had a passion for aviation and through a career with Air New Zealand has gained a strong understanding of aviation operations and the …

Air Travel

LIKE FIRST CLASS: The airline with the ‘Best Premium Economy’ is… Air NZ

By Nahrain John<p>@karryontravel<p>19 Jul 2018<p>Okay so maybe it’s not EXACTLY like First Class but it does have added touches of comfort that make it the …

New Zealand

Etihad Airways launches WhatsApp service for instant communication with passengers

Etihad Airways has introduced a new WhatsApp service which enables passengers to chat directly with airline staff via the popular messaging app.<p>The …

Etihad Airways

Sony Vaio Z ultraportable notebook

Review: Sony Vaio Z ultraportable notebook<p>Introduction<p>If money is no object, the Sony Vaio Z offers the ultimate speed in an ultraportable …

Qantas

These are the best 20 airlines in the world

Singapore Airlines has been named the best airline in the world for 2018 by the leading consumer-aviation website Skytrax.<p>"Singapore Airlines is …

Lifestyle (UK)

The vegans are coming! Why the end of meat could be closer than we think

<b>In a time of shifting consumer tastes, mounting health trends, environmental issues and the rise of alternative proteins, meat-eating farm boy Daniel</b> …

Agriculture

Skytrax ranks the world's top airlines for 2018 (see the top 20)

Skytrax, a U.K.-based travel consultancy that runs what it calls "the world's largest review site," determines the winners of its World Airline Awards from reviews by more than 24 million passengers that represent more than 100 countries. Here are the top 20 from Skytrax's list of the top 100 …

Airlines

Newcastle to New Zealand flights begin, 16 years after route was cancelled

New South Wales will soon have a second gateway to New Zealand, with three new flights per week from Newcastle set to start later this year.<p>Virgin …

Air Travel

Virgin Australia launches Newcastle-Auckland flights

Virgin Australia’s Russell Shaw and Newcastle Airport’s Peter Cock with Virgin Australia cabin crew. (Virgin Australia)<p>Newcastle Airport will have …

New Zealand

ANA to cancel 378 flights in August for Trent 1000 inspections

All Nippon Airways will cancel 378 domestic flights operated by Boeing 787s during August to accommodate mandatory inspections on their Rolls-Royce …

Aviation

Midweek interview with Intrepid’s Liz Manning

This week, we took Liz Manning, responsible business manager at Intrepid Group, for a quick run in the park. Well, technically we were chasing her …

Travel (Australia)

Australia and New Zealand as Low as $885 Round Trip With Air New Zealand

If you have been waiting for a decent fare to go down under, your wait is over: you can travel to Australia and New Zealand for as low as United …

Airlines

Charity day and 'Be the Band' in focus

‘Be the Band’ | “Goat’ performing in the Entertainment Precinct 2.30pm-3.30pm.<p>DROPIT auction for a Suzuki Vitara at halftime in the NRL game (valued …

New Zealand Warriors

The Solo Travel Guide to Auckland

Traveling alone means getting to do every. single. thing. you want!<p>New Zealand is a world all its own. The animals are a little different (most of …

New Zealand

Westpac Altitude Platinum AMEX Mastercard combo

Introduction<p>Following last year's changes to credit card 'interchange fees' which had sweeping effects for bank-issued American Express cards, …

Flying

Good pay, great conditions - what makes a good employer

Sue Allen: "Being able to attract the right people, with the right skills, can make the difference between success and expansion, and staying</b> …

Business (New Zealand)

TIL Logistics Group signatory to Climate Leaders Coalition

Listed transport and logistics company, TIL Logistics Group Limited (NZX: TLL) is proud to be a member of the Climate Leaders Coalition, which was …

Business (New Zealand)