Category: Travel

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Auckland Airport welcomes direct flights on Manila to Auckland route

Auckland Airport welcomes direct flights on Manila to Auckland route

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Philippine Airlines that it will introduce a direct flight on its Manila to Auckland route. From December 2017 Philippine Airlines will be the first airline to fly non-stop from Manila to Auckland using a 254-seat Airbus A340 aircraft. The direct flight will replace the current Manila to Auckland...

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Air New Zealand increases capacity on Vancouver route

Air New Zealand increases capacity on Vancouver route

Air New Zealand is growing its Vancouver-Auckland operation by nearly 20 percent from January – July 2018, providing customers with greater choice and flexibility. The airline will kick the increases off by moving from seven to eight weekly services during the first half of January peak period, making it easier than ever for Kiwis to...

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Airport offering $90K for someone to take care of dangerous wildlife

Airport offering $90K for someone to take care of dangerous wildlife

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has a job going. They are looking for a “Airport Wildlife Biologist.” It pays well – around $90K a year in New Zealand dollars. Your job? To shoot any wildlife that might put aircraft at risk. But before you either laugh or protest, just remember this can be a matter of...

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NZ signs new search and rescue arrangement with Chile

NZ signs new search and rescue arrangement with Chile

A new arrangement was signed today between New Zealand and the Republic of Chile, which aims to ensure collaboration and assistance between both countries for improved search and rescue coordination in their regions.

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Emirates AKL-Sydney A380 service to be replaced by Qantas A330’s

Emirates AKL-Sydney A380 service to be replaced by Qantas A330’s

Qantas will introduce twice-daily* Airbus A330 flights on the Sydney-Auckland route, as part of operational changes to the joint Qantas-Emirates network across the Tasman. From 13 July 2017, Emirates will suspend its daily EK418 and EK419 A380 flights between Sydney and Auckland, with those flights replaced by the Qantas A330 services. Qantas will also upgauge...

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John Key Joining the Board of Air New Zealand

John Key Joining the Board of Air New Zealand

Chairman Tony Carter says the Board has been actively searching for a Director with strong international business experience and a deep knowledge of tourism for around a year.

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Hawaiian Airlines Unveils New Brand and Livery

Hawaiian Airlines Unveils New Brand and Livery

Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s carrier, today revealed an updated brand identity and the freshly-painted livery of a Boeing 717 (N88HA), the first of its fleet of more than 50 aircraft that will feature the new design. Pualani (Flower of the Sky), the beloved icon of Hawaiian’s brand for more than four decades, continues to gaze forward...