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Natural disasters drag down profits at Air New Zealand

Natural disasters drag down profits at Air New Zealand

25 August 2011 Airline News

National flag-carrier Air New Zealand saw profits slump by nearly half in 2011 as a series of natural disasters took a toll. Overall, the carrier reported a 45 per cent slump in annual earnings, as earthquakes in Christchurch and Japan saw passengers numbers fall.

Virgin Australia moves in to Tiger Airways’ space

Virgin Australia moves in to Tiger Airways’ space

8 July 2011 Airline News

In the cut throat world of aviation airlines rarely miss an opportunity to take advantage of a competitor’s misfortune, with Virgin Australia quick to maximise its advantage from the grounding of Tiger Airways. Also today, Air New Zealand confirmed tickets for its codeshare trans-Tasman alliance with Virgin Australia had gone live.

Air New Zealand links up with Diffusion

Air New Zealand links up with Diffusion

31 May 2011 Airline News

Air New Zealand has appointed integrated consultancy Diffusion to develop an integrated communication campaign across mainstream media and drive social media strategy. Last year Air New Zealand was recognised by the World Travel Awards as Australasia’s Leading Airline.

Air New Zealand teams us with Eithad Airways

Air New Zealand teams us with Eithad Airways

8 April 2011 Press Release Airline News

Air New Zealand, has received government approval for its code share agreement with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and winner of “World’s Leading Airline” at 2010 World Travel Awards.