Halfway across the world, the very same debate is currently in progress.
Air New Zealand is increasing fares on international routes by up to 5 per cent.
Virgin Australia’s group chief executive Rob Sharp said it was possible for Virgin to bring budget Tigerair to New Zealand in the future.
Air New Zealand will lease two Boeing 777s to cover for 787-9s with Rolls-Royce engines that have maintenance issues, its chief executive says.
A group set up to represent airlines and airport service operators have called Auckland International Airport’s profits excessive and say they come at a cost to the rest of the industry.
A landing gear defect saw the plane circle above Tauranga Airport for an hour and a half on Monday night, before it landed safely around 9pm.
A New Zealand man was left revolted after spotting cockroaches running around on an Air New Zealand flight earlier this month.
Following an expose in the Weekend Herald the carrier decided to drop their prices by ten dollars.
Reports of a laser light being shone at a plane near Taupō Airport have been reported to police and the Civil Aviation Authority.
Air New Zealand is discreetly developing a new business class seat product behind closed doors, in time for it to outfit them on a new wave of next-generation aircraft.
Environment Southland also operates a Good Wood approved suppliers scheme which firewood retailers voluntarily agree to be part of.
A Rotorua-bound Air New Zealand flight was forced to return back to Auckland after being struck with lightning on Sunday morning.
An Air New Zealand flight to Japan has had to turn around and return to Auckland after a problem with the plane’s air system.
A wedding party headed for Bali has been left angry and exhausted after 30 of its members were temporarily stranded in Auckland following Air New Zealand’s flight cancellations.
Donegal airport on the north west coast of Ireland has been voted as having the most scenic airport approach in the world, according to a new poll conducted by private jet booking platform PrivateFly.
It was followed by Barra in Scotland, where the ‘runway’ is actually the beach itself; Nice; and Queenstown in New Zealand.
In addition, Air New Zealand said all of its customers traveling on Virgin Australia-operated flights after Oct. 27 will be rebooked on Air New Zealand aircraft. More details are expected to be announced regarding aspects such as frequent flyer programs and lounge access.
Parents travelling with little ones will soon enjoy even greater freedom to choose how they fly with Air New Zealand making some enhancements to its award-winning Economy Skycouch. The Air New Zealand designed Skycouch, a row of three Economy seats that convert into a flat, flexible surface for rest, relaxation and play, was first introduced