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Watch: Air New Zealand takes a jibe at banned Australia skipper Steve Smith

In a tongue-in-cheek message, Air New Zealand invited Steve Smith to visit Christchurch for New Zealand's match against England. 

Mar 28, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

AI seals codeshare alliance with Air New Zealand, Avianca

The two partnerships were sealed during the 71st Annual General Meeting of the International Air Transport Association in Miami, early this week.

Jun 12, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

Germanwings fallout: Air New Zealand joins global airlines on new cockpit rules

Air New Zealand on Friday joined other global airlines in stipulating that two crew members would have to be present at all times in the cockpit, amid allegations that a co-pilot willfully crashed a passenger jet earlier this week, locking the pilot out of the cockpit.

Mar 27, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

Virus scare grounds flight in New Zealand

 An Air New Zealand flight was grounded Wednesday after it emerged that a group of passengers had been exposed to the Norovirus, which could cause vomiting, diarrhoea, and abdominal pain, a media report said.

Oct 29, 2014, 12:25 PM IST

Air New Zealand to fly planes to Antarctica

Air New Zealand plans to fly its planes to Antarctica that would see pilots landing on an ice runway.

Sep 24, 2013, 19:47 PM IST

Air NZ unveils official Hobbit aircraft

Air New Zealand on Saturday made public its official Hobbit aircraft, which depicts characters from the upcoming fantasy adventure ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’, the first film in the Hobbit trilogy.

Nov 25, 2012, 10:05 AM IST

New Zealander sucked into plane engine and killed

The man was performing maintenance on a Lockheed C-130 Hercules airplane engine when he was sucked.

Aug 08, 2011, 11:49 AM IST