Air New Zealand will not resume operation of its suspended Auckland-Buenos Aires and Los Angeles-London routes due to the deep impact of Covid-19 on forward travel demand.
There are currently 130 flight attendants at the base, but the decision has been taken to close early due to the impact of Covid-19 and travel restrictions imposed by governments around the world.
Air New Zealand is further reducing capacity across its network as a result of the impact of Covid-19 on travel demand. The airline placed itself into a trading halt today to allow it time to more fully assess the operational and financial impacts of global travel restrictions.
Air New Zealand has appointed Jorge Flores-Garcia as area manager for the UK and Europe. October marks the start of a new era for Air New Zealand as the carrier closes its London route.
Air New Zealand has confirmed it will withdraw its daily London-Los Angeles service from October next year. The news comes as the carrier unveils the launch a new service between New York and Auckland from 2020.
Boeing and Air New Zealand have finalised an order for eight 787-10 Dreamliner planes valued at $2.7 billion at list prices. The carrier will integrate the largest Dreamliner model into its fleet of 787-9 and 777 planes from 2022.
Air New Zealand has launched a new safety video - Air All Blacks - in support of the team during its 2019 season and as they prepare for the World Cup in Japan next month.
Air New Zealand currently operates a fleet of 13 787-9 Dreamliners which chief executive, Christopher Luxon, said have proved to be the perfect aircraft for the airline’s Pacific Rim focus.
Air New Zealand has launched its latest above the line campaign. The airline is launching its UK campaign ahead of the summer, showcasing its London to Los Angeles route and highlighting its “a better way to fly” proposition.
Passengers of the two Star Alliance members will have access to codeshare options operated by Eva Air from Taipei to major destinations in Japan and South Korea.
Air New Zealand has become a new operator of the A321neo, following the delivery of its first aircraft. In total, Air New Zealand will acquire 20 A320neo family aircraft.