In just over 24 hours of brutal insights into errors in Virgin Australia and a sharp sell off in the shares that aren’t owned by major investors Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand and Etihad the market at least has new guidance from its management that it will nevertheless be in profit, reduced profit, for the [...]
Ah, now here is a garage classic from New Zealand's the La De Da's!! These fellers started out as Rolling Stones wanna-bes, then got a hold of an obscure 'A' side, "How Is the Air Up There," by American group the Changin' Times, andShow More Summary
I'm a couple of weeks late in posting this, but private company Draken International earlier this month released a first image showing an ex-Royal New Zealand Air Force Douglas TA-4K Skyhawk flying in the USA in its new colours. "The...Show More Summary
Singapore Airlines now holds a stake of just under 20% equity in Virgin Australia, the same as Air New Zealand, after Virgin Blue founder, Richard Branson, reduced his stake in Virgin Australia Holdings from 26% to around 17%. In a statement the airline says: Singapore Airlines has agreed to acquire another 9.9% of Virgin Australia [...]
It’s a measure of how well Christchurch is recovering from the devastating earthquake of February 2011 that Air New Zealand will fly a twice weekly 767 service between the south island’s major city and Perth between this December and late next April. The flights will be code shared with trans Tasman alliance partner Virgin Australia, [...]
Note: Air New Zealand is an old-hand at driving buzz on social media. It has gained much love and popularity for its quirky safety videos, its mascot (remember Rico?), and innovative customer engagement campaigns. Everyone agrees that one of the major reasons behind Air New Zealand’s tremendous brand appeal is its highly-engaging online presence. Show More Summary
-Fallon creatives Scott O’Leary and Ryan Peck (above) have joined up with fellow Fallon alum and current Carmichael Lynch chief creative officer Dave Damman as creative directors at CM. link -The always quirky Air New Zealand has enlisted...Show More Summary
New Zealand plans its first privatizations since the late 1990s, with sales of stakes in three state-owned power utilities that, together with an Air New Zealand offering, could raise up to $5.9 billion
As I was working on a writing project this week, I went o back to take a look at a YouTube video that I talked about on my blog in an August 2010 post titled Awesome Air New Zealand All...
It was the Waikato Aero Clubs turn to host a leg of the Air Safari as I said previously. I signed up to volunteer my services as needed, and it turned out I was going to participate in the Air Safari to an extent further than I'd expected. Show More Summary
Now that Iran’s leaders have aired their grievances with the way their people were portrayed in the 2013 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Argo, it is time for more [...] The post New Zealand Is Mad At Ben Affleck About ‘Argo’ Now, Too appeared first on FilmDrunk.
Jane Campion's miniseries Top of the Lake is currently airing on the Sundance Channel, and I'm hooked. Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss takes the reins in the seven-part series as Robin, a New Zealand detective investigating a young girl's disappearance. Show More Summary
Family Gamer TV takes its cameras on the road/rail/air to tour New Zealand's tech high points.
The Royal New Zealand Air Force has posted a cool video about airlift operations to Antarctica from Christchurch. Interestingly, they use the Boeing 757 for some of the missions. The RNZAF operates wo 757s, one of which attended the Avalon air show last month.
I’ve always been fascinated by “fifth freedom” and unconventional airline routes, like New York to Vancouver on Cathay Pacific, New York to Frankfurt on Singapore Airlines, London to Los Angeles on Air New Zealand, Singapore to London on Qantas, etc. Anyway, starting June 5, 2013, Pakistan Airlines will offer twice weekly service between Chicago and [...]Show More Summary
Even though the last episode of Top Gear aired on Sunday night (Or next Monday for us here in America), their work never ends. We've received word that Jeremy Clarkson and James May are in New Zealand filming for next season. And guess what? The locals are angry and protesting. Show More Summary
One minute, you’re in the center of the town of Franz Josef, a cafe on one side of you, a pizzeria on the other. Then, within minutes, you are transported to another world. Your helicopter pops up into the air, through jagged mountain crags, just before dropping you into the heart of a glacier, an [...]
Air New Zealand doesn't let you down with videos; that's for sure. This video, "Behind the Scenes of the Bear Essentials," starring Bear Grylls, is just that: a behind the scenes video from "The Bear Essentials of Safety" video, which saw over two million views. Show More Summary
Check out outdoorsman extraordinaire Bear Grylls in this new behind-the-scenes video following Air New Zealand's delightful "Bear Essentials of Safety" in-flight safety video.
Last month Air New Zealand, New Zealand's leading brand in social media for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube held its second Social Media Breakfast with speakers Teddy Goff, President Obama's Digital Director, Futurist Ross Dawson.