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Boeing Statement on China Eastern Airlines’ Commitment for 80 737s

Boeing Statement on China Eastern Airlines’ Commitment for 80 737s

When finalized, the order will become China’s largest-ever purchase by an airline for single-aisle airplanes, worth more than $8 billion at current list prices.

by July 27, 2014 0 comments Aviation
Air NZ to bring army of global Hobbit fans to Middle-earth

Air NZ to bring army of global Hobbit fans to Middle-earth

An army of Hobbit fans will soon converge on Middle-earth for a once-in-a-lifetime private screening of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies with Sir Peter Jackson himself before the film’s theatrical release on December 17, 2014.

by July 27, 2014 0 comments Aviation
Podcast: Max Currie talks about his new film ‘Everything We Loved’

Podcast: Max Currie talks about his new film ‘Everything We Loved’

The first film to be released in theatres, online and on-board long haul flights at the same time.

Mai FM launches in Hamilton

Mai FM launches in Hamilton

The new 105.8FM frequency for Mai FM will carry existing programming, including Mai Mornings with Nickson, Nate and Kanoa from 6am weekdays. As a network, Mai FM will continue to represent multi-cultural New Zealand, featuring young emerging talent and an urban contemporary playlist.

by July 24, 2014 0 comments Radio
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
Podcast: Liam and Cam from Ultimate Access and Dan News pretty much talk pop culture for 30 mins

Podcast: Liam and Cam from Ultimate Access and Dan News pretty much talk pop culture for 30 mins

In the latest Dan News podcast I caught up with Liam and Cam from iHeart Radio’s Ultimate Access. Two of the nicest guys I’ve met. Check it out: Subscribe the podcast on iTunes.

by July 11, 2014 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
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