Articles Tagged ‘Air New Zealand’

Cairns Airport international recovery focused on core markets of Singapore, New Zealand and Japan

Cairns Airport international recovery focused on core markets of Singapore, New Zealand and Japan

Richard Barker, CEO Cairns Airport, tells anna.aero about the international recovery including a new Air New Zealand route which significantly enhances travel options to and from North America, Jetstar’s “momentous” eight weekly flights to Japan, and the unserved opportunity for a domestic service to Hobart.

Air New Zealand resumes service to Sunshine Coast from Auckland

Air New Zealand resumes service to Sunshine Coast from Auckland

Air New Zealand has recommenced direct flights between Auckland and Sunshine Coast, with a welcome event including gifts and entertainment for arriving passengers. The route will be operated twice-weekly on Mondays and Saturdays until 15 October.

Cairns Airport welcomes return of Air New Zealand services to Auckland

Cairns Airport welcomes return of Air New Zealand services to Auckland

Cairns Airport has welcomed the return of Air New Zealand services to Auckland. The airline will operate three weekly frequencies on the Auckland-Cairns route. Cairns Airport celebrated with a spectacular cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.


Air New Zealand launches year-round service from Sunshine Coast to Auckland

Air New Zealand launches year-round service from Sunshine Coast to Auckland

Air New Zealand has launched a direct service between Sunshine Coast and Auckland as part of the recommencement of quarantine-free trans-Tasman bubble arrangements between New Zealand and Queensland. Sunshine Coast Airport celebrated with a spectacular cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.

Qantas’ new Auckland-Gold Coast service wins Route of the Week

Qantas’ new Auckland-Gold Coast service wins Route of the Week

Qantas launched a daily Gold Coast-Auckland service on 19 April 2021 as trans-Tasman travel recommenced. It is Qantas’ first international service from Gold Coast Airport, and will deliver 63,000 seats annually and represent a regional economic impact of $50 million.

Air New Zealand has 49 routes this week

Air New Zealand has 49 routes this week

Air New Zealand has 40 domestic and nine international routes this week. Now, 80% of domestic flights are operated by turboprops, key for network continuity.


Boeing 737 Classic seats totalled 44 million last year, down 224 million since 2010

Boeing 737 Classic seats totalled 44 million last year, down 224 million since 2010

In 2010, Boeing’s 737 Classics had 268 million seats globally. Last year, they had 44 million. We look at the evolution of the type and top airlines and routes for each series.

Air Canada launches Vancouver to Auckland flights

Air Canada launches Vancouver to Auckland flights

Air Canada commences four-weekly services between Vancouver and Auckland on 12 December.

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

World Routes 2019 is about to begin, so it’s a great time to look at the Australia-New Zealand market. It has been growing, but 1.3 million seats were removed by both Emirates and AirAsia X. Air New Zealand is the leading operator by seats, aided by a strong use of wide-bodies. 23 routes are operated […]


Air New Zealand launches Auckland to Invercargill service

Air New Zealand launches Auckland to Invercargill service

Air New Zealand launched services between Auckland and Invercargill on 26 August.

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is 'Top of the Props' as Canada overtakes US to become top market

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is ‘Top of the Props’ as Canada overtakes US to become top market

More than 245 million two-way seats were available on scheduled turboprop flights in 2018, a 22% increase since 2009. Nick Preston examines trends over the past decade to identify which airlines, airports and country markets have seen the biggest increases or cuts in services performed by these aircraft.

Air New Zealand says kia ora Chicago

Air New Zealand says kia ora Chicago

Air New Zealand launches a three times weekly service between Auckland and Chicago O’Hare.