Media releases 2016

See here for information on our 2015 media releases.

December 2016

16 December 2016 - Air New Zealand consolidates Norfolk Island routes

14 December 2016 - Air New Zealand’s latest safety video through Northland’s most spectacular sights 

1 December 2016 - Air New Zealand sings out for carol equality with a Kiwi remix of a Christmas classic

November 2016

16 November 2016 - Air New Zealand Airband™ Innovation of the Year

October 2016

25 October 2016 - Air New Zealand scoops two industry innovation awards

16 October 2016 - Air New Zealand Australasia's Leading Airline again

6 October 2016 - Air New Zealand to introduce inflight wifi

6 October 2016 - Air New Zealand determined to change Australian travellers' perceptions

August 2016

23 August 2016 - All Blacks captain signs on as Air New Zealand ambassador

22 August 2016 - Air New Zealand to increase its premium seating offering

July 2016

29 July 2016 - Fine wines of New Zealand revealed

21 July 2016 - Air New Zealand heads to Hollywood for its latest safety video

20 July 2016 - Michael Meredith teams up with Peter Gordon as Air New Zealand's new consultant chef

19 July 2016 - Air New Zealand pioneers gate to gate use of bluetooth devices onboard its fleet

May 2016

27 May 2016 - Air New Zealand trials world leading robotic technology

11 May 2016 - Air New Zealand introduce Dreamliner on Buenos Aires services

10 May 2016 - Air New Zealand Dreamliner takes off to Honolulu

March 2016

24 March 2016 - Air New Zealand goes daily on Houston service

16 March 2016 - Air New Zealand electrifies ground fleet

15 March 2016 - Air New Zealand to open expansive new Brisbane international lounge

14 March 2016 - Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia launch search for aviation biofuel opportunities

4 March 2016 - First international customer for Air New Zealand regional maintenance hub in Nelson

1 March 2016 - Star Alliance improves customer experience at Los Angeles Tom Bradley international terminal

February 2016

24 February 2016 - Air New Zealand to 3d print its own Aircraft interior parts

4 February 2016 - Wine flight to take off

4 February 2016 - Air New Zealand appoints new Chief People Officer

January 2016

27 January 2016 - Air New Zealand to start Queenstown night flights

20 January 2016 - Air New Zealand customers espresso their love for coffee