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.
“I want to thank everyone involved for their contribution, especially Mark Staufer and Mark Kennedy. This is a disappointing decision to make, but it is clearly the best decision for the station and its audience.”
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.
The first film to be released in theatres, online and on-board long haul flights at the same time.
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.
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.
Two passengers on board SA286 from Johannesburg to Hong Kong received serious injuries on the flight and we listed as critical after the incident.
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.
"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"
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.