Articles Tagged ‘Air New Zealand’

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. 


Air New Zealand takes a trip to Taiwan

Air New Zealand takes a trip to Taiwan

Air New Zealand launches flights from Auckland to Taipei Taoyuan.

Air New Zealand's Auckland capacity to rise by 4.3%, with 12.13 million passengers projected for 2018; Chicago and Taipei launching soon

Air New Zealand’s Auckland capacity to rise by 4.3%, with 12.13 million passengers projected for 2018; Chicago and Taipei launching soon

Air New Zealand, along with its subsidiaries, has grown seat capacity from Auckland by 44% between 2011 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the latest changes at the Star Alliance member’s biggest hub, how subsidiary capacity has developed, and which routes are flown using the airline’s newest aircraft.

Passengers on the up 'Down Under'; Australian scheduled traffic grows 3.1% in 2017, international increase outpacing domestic demand

Passengers on the up ‘Down Under’; Australian scheduled traffic grows 3.1% in 2017, international increase outpacing domestic demand

Nearly 100 million scheduled travellers passed through Australia’s airports in 2017, a 3.1% increase on the previous year and 35% up on 2008 levels. Nick Preston examines the latest network trends from the land down under, including the leading airlines, airports and routes.