Articles by: Dan News

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
Kennedy & Staufer gone from The Sound breakfast

Kennedy & Staufer gone from The Sound breakfast

“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.”

by July 27, 2014 0 comments Broadcasting and Media, Radio
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
Two remain critical after severe turbulence on board flight

Two remain critical after severe turbulence on board flight

Two passengers on board SA286 from Johannesburg to Hong Kong received serious injuries on the flight and we listed as critical after the incident.

by July 17, 2014 0 comments Aviation, News Events
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