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Air New Zealand signs partnership with Tourism New Zealand

Air New Zealand signs partnership with Tourism New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand have announced a marketing partnership worth more than $20 million over the coming financial year to promote New Zealand to new and existing international markets and collaboratively grow the value on in-bound tourism. The two organisations have signed a new memorandum of understanding investing more than $10 million each over 12 months in cooperative marketing activity in the key markets of Australia, China, North and South America, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, the United Kingdom and Europe.

United Airlines and Air New Zealand sign code-share deal

United Airlines and Air New Zealand sign code-share deal

14 March 2016 Airline News

United Airlines and Air New Zealand have announced a joint venture revenue-sharing agreement, deepening the partnership between the two airlines, which are both members of Star Alliance. Under the new revenue-sharing agreement, the carriers will more closely coordinate sales and marketing in order to offer their mutual customers more travel options between the mainland US and New Zealand, as well as to other destinations throughout the airlines’ route networks.

Air New Zealand soars in early 2016 trading

Air New Zealand soars in early 2016 trading

1 March 2016 Airline News

Air New Zealand has announced earnings before taxation of $457 million for the first six months of the 2016 financial year, an increase of 132 per cent on the prior period. Net profit after taxation was $338 million, an increase of 154 per cent. The interim result was driven by exceptionally strong passenger revenue growth, underpinned by over 16 per cent capacity growth across the network.

Air New Zealand signs three year partnership with STA Travel

Air New Zealand signs three year partnership with STA Travel

Air New Zealand has signed a three year global strategic partnership with STA Travel to boost revenue and promote inbound tourism to the youth and student market. The agreement builds on previous work between Air New Zealand and STA Travel globally and will focus on generating sales by leveraging STA Travel’s global distribution network in the priority markets of New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, North America and Asia.

Air New Zealand signs Flight Centre partnership

Air New Zealand signs Flight Centre partnership

Air New Zealand and Flight Centre Travel Group have signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement which aims to create mutual opportunities for both parties to grow their global revenue position across New Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada and the UK. The three year agreement was signed last night in Brisbane by Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon and Flight Centre Travel Group chief Graham Turner.

Air New Zealand launches flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Air New Zealand launches flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Air New Zealand has today announced it’s expanding its Pacific Rim presence introducing New Zealand’s first direct service to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Air New Zealand will fly three times a week between Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on a seasonal basis, operating from June to October in 2016 with the potential to expand the season in subsequent years.

Air New Zealand steps up Dreamliner 787-9 rollout

Air New Zealand steps up Dreamliner 787-9 rollout

7 January 2015 Airline News

Boeing and Air New Zealand have finalised an order for two additional 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $514 million at current list prices. The order, booked in 2014, comes six months after Air New Zealand celebrated the first 787-9 delivery in July. “The entry into service program has gone very smoothly and we’ve been incredibly pleased with the aircraft’s performance,” said Christopher Luxon, chief executive officer, Air New Zealand.

Air New Zealand launches first South America route to Buenos Aires

Air New Zealand launches first South America route to Buenos Aires

16 December 2014 Airline News

Air New Zealand has announced it will launch direct flights between Auckland and Buenos Aires, Argentina - the airline’s first ever scheduled service to South America. A Boeing 777-200 aircraft will operate three return services a week on the route all year round. Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon explained the new destination, the airline’s 28th international port, opens up an exciting new world for travellers from both New Zealand and Australia.