News Listings for Invercargill

  • Air New Zealand ATR 72-500 lands safely with one engine

    News | 19 Oct 2012 06:07 | Greg Waldron

    <p>An Air New Zealand ATR 72-500 aircraft landed safely at Invercargill airport on Friday, 19 October 2012, after the crew shut down one of its engines during...
  • ANZ to resume some NZ flights today

    News | 16 Jun 2011 04:12 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    <p>Air New Zealand (ANZ) plans to resume operations in the lower South Island this afternoon, as ash plumes from a volcano eruption in Chile continue to affect...
  • ANZ to boost regional capacity

    News | 31 Aug 2010 05:00

    <p>Air New Zealand (ANZ) plans to add more than 9,500 additional seats per week across its regional network.</p><p>"The additional capacity is being introduced...
  • New Zealand's Pacific Blue looks to add E-Jets

    News | 06 May 2009 07:20 | Leithen Francis

    <p>Virgin Blue's New Zealand-based carrier Pacific Blue is looking at introducing Embraer regional jets.</p><p>Pacific Blue currently has an Embraer 190 in...
  • ANZ blames air traffic controllers for cuts in domestic services

    News | 30 Mar 2009 06:48 | Leithen Francis

    <p>Air New Zealand (ANZ) is planning to cancel 25 of its weekly domestic flights because air traffic control towers will be closed for certain times of the...
  • New Zealand start-up Kiwijet considers cargo ops

    News | 09 Oct 2007 06:48 | Nicholas Ionides

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>New Zealand-based start-up carrier <span class=SpellE>Kiwijet</span> is considering freighter operations in addition to passenger services.</p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=SpellE>Kiwijet</span> says in a statement reiterating that it has selected the BAE Systems <span class=SpellE>Avro</span> RJ100 that it plans to operate four passenger aircraft “and perhaps two BAE 146-200 QT freighters for domestic cargo operations”.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Until now the airline has only said that it plans to operate passenger services on New Zealand domestic routes. Executives recently visited BAE Systems in the UK to inspect aircraft.</p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=SpellE>Kiwijet</span> originally planned to operate Boeing 737-300s on domestic passenger services but later switched its focus to regional jet operations.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>It hopes to launch services late next y