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Pictures: Air New Zealand’s Beech 1900D painted all black

A Beech 1900D operated by its subsidiary Eagle Air is the latest aircraft in Air New Zealand’s fleet to be painted all-black. The aircraft entered service on 10 January after it was checked in Eagle Air’s engineering hanger in Hamilton, New Zealand. Despite the aircraft small size, it took two weeks and approximately 125 litres […]

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Pictures: Air New Zealand’s All Blacks Boeing 777-300ER

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Rico and Snoop Dogg get with it….

The marketing guys at Air New Zealand are certainly creative, and must have pretty big budgets. This is the latest in the fantastic series of videos featuring Rico. Have fun watching him rap with Snoop Dogg – it sure looks like they’re having a great time together.

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VIDEO: Air New Zealand gets frisky…

Air New Zealand’s marketing guys are fast becoming one of my favourites – this is just the latest in a series of brilliant and funny videos they have put out. Okay, these may not be to everyone’s taste. But take a chill pill, folks, sit back, and, erm, gently press the play button…

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All Black for this Air New Zealand A320

The fantastic marketing people at Air New Zealand are continuing with the airline’s lead-up to next year’s rugby World Cup in the country, and its sponsorship of the All Blacks, with this all black themed aircraft.This will be the livery (still photos below) on the first aircraft in its domestic A320 fleet that will enter […]

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Air New Zealand’s dodgy cabin crew manual

Air New Zealand has had a weekend to forget after having to apologise for the racial profiling of some of its customers in a 2008 cabin crew manual. The airline says that the manual has since been “updated”.But among the more controversial aspects of the old manual, which the Sunday Star Times wrote about, are […]

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Sleep time in Air New Zealand’s economy class

So it appears that Air New Zealand is looking to have seat-beds in the economy class of its new Boeing 777-300ERs. Does that make sense, though?The main aim for any airline is to fill the seats in its aircraft. So seat-beds could work in this climate, when loads are down, but it makes little sense […]

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VIDEO: Bare essentials at Air New Zealand

Here’s another great cheeky video from Air New Zealand. This will be the new in-flight safety video on all of the airline’s domestic flights, and it is a fresh twist on their earlier “Nothing to Hide” campaign. If you still don’t get it, watch their clothes carefully. Keep it coming, guys!And below is a video […]

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VIDEO: Air New Zealand has nothing to hide!

Air New Zealand has a great new television ad (above) featuring eight staff members who appear in nothing but body paint instead of their regular uniform. The airline’s CEO Rob Fyfe also makes a cameo appearance.The carrier says that the aim is to differentiate Air New Zealand from competitors “who levy additional charges if a […]

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The mother of all airline workplace disputes

Air New Zealand (ANZ) has issued a series of statements attacking New Zealand’s Engineering, Printing & Manufacturing Union (EPMU) which announced today it is helping ANZ’s Zeal 320 cabin crew to organise a four-day strike that starts 7 May. Ordinarily the airline would have the public’s sympathy because the strike threatens to inconvenience thousands of passengers but the ANZ […]

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