20/06/16 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ5016 Dunedin – Christchurch
NZ5048 Dunedin – Wellington
NZ5057 Christchurch – Dunedin
NZ5304 Christchurch – Hamilton
NZ5305 Hamilton – Christchurch
NZ8252 Auckland – Whangarei (more…)

24/12/14 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2651 Kerikeri – Auckland
NZ5001 Rotorua – Christchurch – Queenstown
NZ5030 Christchurch – Rototua
NZ8041 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ8068 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ8163 Rotorua – Christchurch (more…)

09/05/13 Air New Zealand and Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand and Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ506 Christchurch – Auckland
NZ508 Christchurch – Auckland
NZ510 Christchurch – Auckland
NZ514 Christchurch – Auckland
NZ2124 Christchurch – Blenheim
NZ2454 Blenheim – Christchurch (more…)

B777-300ER ZK-OKP Returns with Airline of Middle Earth Livery.

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKP, which has been under maintenance at Auckland since 13th November, returned to traffic today operating NZ2 Auckland – Los Angeles – London Heathrow wearing new “The Hobbit” decals and with a black tail.

Air New Zealand B777-300ER ZK-OKP in The Hobbit Livery

Air New Zealand B777-300ER ZK-OKP in The Hobbit Livery

Air New Zealand B767-300ER ZK-NCI Operates to Fukuoka.

Air New Zealand Boeing 767-319ER ZK-NCI operated Auckland – Fukuoka late this evening as NZ93. The aircraft will then positioned Fukuoka – Osaka Kansai as NZ6000 before operating tomorrow’s NZ98 Osaka Kansai – Auckland.

20/09/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2305 Wellington – Timaru
NZ2704 Tauranga – Auckland
NZ2707 Auckland – Tauranga
NZ2876 Christchurch – Hokitika
NZ2985 Auckland – Taupo
NZ2986 Taupo – Auckland.

B767-300ER ZK-NCI NZ9 Auckland Go Around.

Air New Zealand Boeing 767-319ER ZK-NCI operating NZ9 Honolulu – Auckland (depart Honolulu 4th September) aborted its approach to Auckland at around 1,500 ft due to an unsafe gear indication. Cross checks and visual inspections confirmed that all gear was down and the aircraft landed around 25 minutes later.

22/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Flight Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2010 Wanaka – Christchurch
NZ2011 Christchurch – Wanaka
NZ2021 Hamilton – Wellington
NZ2051 Auckland – Wanganui
NZ2123 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2124 Christchurch – Blenheim (more…)

Air New Zealand 777s to Receive Hobbit Branding.

Air New Zealand today revealed that it has signed a deal with New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to promote two upcoming Hobbit movies that were filmed in New Zealand.

A Boeing 777-300ER will be branded for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey which will premiere in Wellington on November 28th this year.

A Boeing 777-200ER will later be branded for the follow-up movie The Hobbit: There and Back Again.

Air New Zealand Announce New CEO.

Air New Zealand today announced that Christopher Luxon, the current General Manager for International Services would replace Rob Fyfe as Chief Executive at the end of 2012.

747-400 ZK-SUH Returns to Auckland.

Boeing 747-475 ZK-SUH positioned Rockhampton – Auckland this morning as NZ6080 following three days of operating Darwin – Rockhampton military charters.

Air New Zealand Chief Fyfe to Go.

Air New Zealand Chairman John Palmer announced today that Chief Executive Officer Rob Fyfe will leave the carrier when his contract expires later this year. Mr Fyfe has held the Chief Executive Officer position since 2005.

Air New Zealand wins Innovation and Social Media Award.

US Magazine Air Transport World awarded Air New Zealand its Airline of The Year award today describing Air New Zealand as an industry trendsetter in a number of areas, including product innovation and social media. The airlines was also praised for its staff motivation.