Air New Zealand's latest safety video may be irritating. But as every airline reminds us at the start of every flight, it's important to pay close attention even if you fly often. Two passengers seated in the exit row of an Air New Zealand flight have been booted off the plane after they refused to take notice of the safety briefing. The incident occurred on flight NZ424 … [Read more...]
Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. For overseas travel - especially to New Zealand, the Pacific islands, and the USA - it offers a Star Alliance alternative to Qantas.
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Air New Zealand Koru Club membership offers lounge access and a host of other benefits when flying on Air New Zealand. The Kiwi equivalent of Qantas Club or Virgin Australia Lounge membership, Air New Zealand sells annual Koru Club memberships for a fee. With a Koru Club membership, you'll have access to any of Air New Zealand's airport lounges when flying with Air New … [Read more...]
The beautiful beaches, lagoons and laid-back lifestyle make the Cook Islands a great holiday destination in the Pacific. It may only be January… but if you're already thinking about your next holiday, why not consider Rarotonga? Air New Zealand is not exactly renowned for great award availability. But there's some good news if you're thinking about a holiday in the Cook … [Read more...]
If you've been looking for a Star Alliance status match, now could be your chance! Air New Zealand is currently offering a complimentary Gold status match to Australian and New Zealand residents that already hold status with another airline. It's no coincidence that this offer comes in the middle of a bitter break-up between Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia. The … [Read more...]
International flights in cattle class are rarely a fun experience. But having an empty neighbouring seat - or even an entire row to yourself - can make a big difference to your on-board comfort. Several airlines offer the opportunity to purchase a free neighbouring seat on your flight for a small fee. One is Air New Zealand, which sells "Twin Seats" for as little as $29 on … [Read more...]