Category: The Business

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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 celebrate huge growth in NZ market

Hawaiian Airlines celebrate huge growth in NZ market

Hawaiian Airlines marked its fourth year of service in and out of Auckland today, and they had a reason to celebrate. Since entering the market, tourist numbers to Hawaii have more than doubled. According to Hawai‘i Tourism Authority figures, fewer than 26,000 New Zealand travelers visited Hawai‘i in 2012. Following Hawaiian’s arrival on the route...

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Qatar launch sends 8 people to the other side of the world

Qatar launch sends 8 people to the other side of the world

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] It wasn’t your normal Tuesday evening for Samuel Levi. He was one of four people to win a trip for two to anywhere on the Qatar network at the airline’s launch at Auckland Museum. Levi said he will take a close friend with him on his business class return trip, and has narrowed...

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Emirates announces largest ever civil aircraft order

Emirates announces largest ever civil aircraft order

Emirates Airline has again rewritten all records in civil aviation with an order for 150 Boeing 777X aircraft, comprising 35 Boeing 777-8Xs and 115 Boeing 777-9Xs, plus 50 purchase rights; and an additional 50 Airbus A380 aircraft. Together, the Boeing and Airbus orders, excluding purchase rights, are worth an estimated US$ 99 billion at list...