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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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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...

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Delta joins forces with ‘The Uber for Helicopters’ in New York

Delta joins forces with ‘The Uber for Helicopters’ in New York

The fastest way to travel between Manhattan and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport just became even easier for Delta customers. Delta will enable a fully integrated, streamlined airport transfer experience through an exclusive partnership with BLADE, a digitally powered aviation company that arranges on-demand helicopter service between its Manhattan heliport lounges and JFK....

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Air New Zealand has #1 reputation on both sides of the Tasman

Air New Zealand has #1 reputation on both sides of the Tasman

Air New Zealand has taken out the number one spot in AMR’s 2017 Corporate Reputation Index in both Australia and New Zealand. This is the first time in the airline’s history the airline has been named as the most reputable company in Australia and the second year in a row the company has taken out...

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Airport launches search for owner of lost cuddly dog

Airport launches search for owner of lost cuddly dog

Sydney Airport has launched an online campaign to reunite a lost cuddly dog with its owner. I say owner, but anyone (like me) who has a teddy bear, or a cuddly dog knows that you are their friend, not their owner. The airport tweeted that it was left near Gates 59/60 at terminal 1 on...