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Boeing 737 MAX surpasses 2,100 orders as Hainan Airlines looks to order 50

Boeing 737 MAX surpasses 2,100 orders as Hainan Airlines looks to order 50

The commitment, valued at more than $5.1 billion at current list prices, will be subject to the approval of the Chinese government and will be posted on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website once all contingencies are cleared.

by July 17, 2014 0 comments Aviation
FOUR + 1 is good to go on SKY and Freeview

FOUR + 1 is good to go on SKY and Freeview

MediaWorks has launched the ‘plus one’ version of popular entertainment channel FOUR on the Freeview and SKY platforms. The new channel is an exact duplicate of FOUR, broadcast an hour later, and is available on Freeview channel 9 and SKY channel 512.

by July 17, 2014 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
Joanna Hunkin leaving TVNZ for APN

Joanna Hunkin leaving TVNZ for APN

“I can’t reveal too much of what we have planned but you can expect to see some exciting new developments, particularly in the digital space”

by July 16, 2014 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
Airbus A350 to visit Auckland

Airbus A350 to visit Auckland

Seen by many as a direct competitor to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner which was delivered to Air New Zealand last week, the larger capacity of the A350XWB puts the aircraft on par with Airbus’ own A330/340 series and the Boeing 777 series.

by July 16, 2014 0 comments Aviation
Boeing invests in new technology allowing in-flight wi-fi, phone calls and satellite TV

Boeing invests in new technology allowing in-flight wi-fi, phone calls and satellite TV

The Boeing Tri-band radome is the latest of several Boeing initiatives to provide safe and reliable passenger services, such as in-flight use for cell phones, internet access via Wi-Fi connectivity and live satellite television broadcasts.

by July 10, 2014 0 comments Aviation
FOUR and EDGE TV to SMASH! together

FOUR and EDGE TV to SMASH! together

MediaWorks TV channels FOUR and The Edge TV are joining forces to create a new daily entertainment and pop culture progamme for 15-29 year-olds.

by July 10, 2014 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
The Block NZ returning soon

The Block NZ returning soon

Block-a-holics won’t have to wait much longer for their fix as the top-rating series The Block NZ gears up for its third season on TV3.

by July 10, 2014 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
Michelle Pickles to lead 3 News coverage of Comm Games

Michelle Pickles to lead 3 News coverage of Comm Games

3 News is gearing up to provide comprehensive coverage of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games across its portfolio of news and current affairs programmes.

by July 10, 2014 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
Woman at the centre of the Malaysian diplomat sexual assault case speaks to 3rd Degree tonight

Woman at the centre of the Malaysian diplomat sexual assault case speaks to 3rd Degree tonight

The woman at the centre of the Malaysian diplomat sexual assault case speaks to reporter Paula Penfold in an exclusive interview on 3rd Degree tonight.

by July 9, 2014 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
Air New Zealand Dreamliner to star at Farnborough International Airshow

Air New Zealand Dreamliner to star at Farnborough International Airshow

An Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 aircraft will participate in the prestigious biennial Farnborough International Airshow in the UK next week.

by July 8, 2014 0 comments Aviation