In an effort to increase their visibility and cultural relevance, airlines often partner with Hollywood’s studios and create some exciting campaigns. The most famous examples are Air New Zealand with its Hobbit/Lord of the Rings videos and now ANA with its Star Wars 787. Show More Summary
Houston will give the carrier its first new U.S. destination in 11 years.
You may have seen EVA Air Hello Kitty jet, the Air New Zealand All Blacks and many more but nothing beats the charm of a seeing a Star Wars jet come to life. ANA has decided to paint its upcoming B787-9 in the R2-D2 theme, this project is part of the 5 year ANA strategy […] The post ANA brings Star Wars themed jet on the B787 appeared first on Plane 'n Simple.
Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner ZK-NZF – Photo: Kris Hull Air New Zealand on Thursday announced a North American expansion, adding Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport as their fourth U.S. destination. Air New Zealand currently serves Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Honolulu, in addition to Vancouver, Canada to the north. BONUS: Flying Like [...]Show More Summary
Air New Zealand’s new service between Auckland and Houston from December might not be quite the challenge to the Qantas service between Sydney and Dallas Fort Worth that is being suggested elsewhere. For a start, it will take add one stop (Auckland) and some extra flying time to reach Texas that way. But the real [...]
Since late last year, Air New Zealand has been hinting at starting a new route to North America. At the time, apparently Chicago, Houston, and Las Vegas were on the short list of cities to get service. Well, the announcement is now official...Show More Summary
As organizations look to use analytics to better meet their customers needs, there is an increasing attention being given to building deep analytics offerings within core data. Add that trend to an industry that is facing very real challenges, and you have the rationale for an interesting acquisition that has [...]
It seems airlines and cruises continually compete for the coolest safety videos. Air New Zealand created a hobbit-themed epic, even going so far as convincing Elijah Wood to recreate his role. But British cruiser Condor Ferries, whoShow More Summary
Last year I booked an Air New Zealand Skycouch (three seats) for a flight from San Francisco to Auckland, New Zealand. When I boarded the flight, I found out that Air New Zealand had sold two of the three adjacent seats to other passengers,...Show More Summary
Fare Alert LAX-AKL Auckland, New Zealand is discounted to $875, perhaps a little lower for some dates during Air New Zealand’s 75th Anniversary 3-day sale ending 11:59pm Thursday, April 2 Pacific time. Yesterday I wrote a piece analyzing airfare between LAX and SFO to Australia and New Zealand. Loyalty Traveler – What is a low […]
We found a great deal from Air New Zealand to visit the most beautiful country in the world (my opinion) at a great discount. For three days only you can save up to $300 per adult on round trip airfares between Canada and New Zealand,...Show More Summary
Today’s notable aviation image comes from New Zealand, with not a jet in sight. It’s an air traffic control tower for Wellington airport that totally outdoes the leaning tower of Pisa, and, it may be a day too soon. This is the story that is all over NZ this morning. Given the strangely non-committal email [...]
The Royal New Zealand Air Force hasn't had any fighters in its stable since the turn of the millennium when their beloved A-4Ks were mothballed without replacement (some are now flying with Draken International), but their chopper pilots couldn't give up the chance to poke fun at fighter pilot culture in this classic music video. Read more...
Airline safety videos are no longer a necessary evil, but for many airlines a great marketing and branding opportunity. The leader in the safety video "space" has no doubt been Air New Zealand, given their creative and frequent themed...Show More Summary
More stars are reaching out to Joe Irvine, the X Factor New Zealand contestant who was bullied by the show's judges live on air! After the contestant received cold and disparaging feedback from judge Natalia Kills bearing his resemblance to her husband and fellow judge Willy Moon, many fans reached out to Irvine showing their support. But [...]
Copertura del sistema Ku di Panasonic, febbraio 2014. Air New Zealand ha deciso, non ci sarà wifi a bordo dei Dreamliner con la Silver Fern. Da sempre abituati a fornire un servizio top class sui loro aerei, i kiwi non… Read more ? The post Niente wi-fi sui Dreamliner di Air New Zealand. appeared first on fammi volare.
It turns out that Sharon Van Etten's #1 fan is a middle-aged newscaster from New Zealand named John Campbell, and I don't know if anyone in the history of music fandom has been cuter. Read more...
Despite the logical strength of the case for international flights to Canberra, the business case continues to fail in presentations to such key prospects as Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines. The latest rebuff is reported in the Canberra Times today. One of the more interesting parts of the story is the reference to Canberra [...]
If George Jetson had ever taken up surfing, this is what it would look like. Watch surfer Laird Hamilton ride large waves as if on air in Raglan, New Zealand. He's on a board with a long hydrofoil, which allows him to surf above the water with less friction and more speed. Show More Summary
Air New Zealand worked with agency True on its latest brand campaign, “Calling All Travelers.” After pushing its connection with Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit films for the past several years, culminating in the brand’s “The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made” sendoff, Air New Zealand looks beyond Middle Earth following the conclusion of the trilogy. Show More Summary