Dubai, UAE, 3 May 2018 – Emirates Skywards has made it even easier to redeem reward flights and earn travel and lifestyle rewards by giving members more flexibility in managing their Skywards Miles. Members of Emirates’ award-winning loyalty programme can now buy, gift or transfer Miles to their loved ones at a more attractive rate.
Singapore Airlines New Zealand General Manager, Mr Simon Turcotte, said the airline has recorded double digit growth on the number of passengers travelling to Singapore from Wellington. There's also a change to the days of departure with a greater focus on weekends. The flights will now depart on …
The giant aircraft ushered in a new era of long-haul travel, flying further and faster than most of its predecessors. It also brought new levels of luxury to the sky, with premium passengers enjoying a bar and lounge on the upper deck with some carriers. Qantas is upping its order of Boeing 787-9 …
Dubai, UAE, 2 May 2018 – Emirates has launched the Emirates Vintage Collection – a selection of fine wines from its cellar in Burgundy which have been stored for up to 15 years. The four wines to be included this year are the Château Cheval Blanc 2004, Château Haut Brion 2004, Château Mouton Rothschild 2001 and Château Margaux 1998. Due to limited availability, these exclusive wines will be served in First Class on select routes for a limited period.
In the two years since Emirates began 17-hour-plus flights between Dubai and Auckland, the envelope has regularly been stretched. With Singapore Airlines announcing 19-hour direct flights to New York, is anywhere out of bounds?
Emirates has introduced Home Check-in, a new service which allows customers to check in for their flights from anywhere in Dubai - including travellers from New Zealand who have been staying or stopping over.
JetBlue has a new way to woo customers that goes way beyond free SunChips and in-flight Bones marathons. The formerly budget airline is teaming up with JetSuiteX to offer customers seats on semi-private flights up and down the West Coast, according to CNBC.
Apr 23 - As Air New Zealand continues to respond to a global issue affecting some of the Rolls-Royce engines that power its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner fleet it expects around 9,000 customers to be affected by re-timed international services this week.
Apr 22 - Portuguese charter operator Hi Fly is heading back to this country to help cover for Air New Zealand, which faces more disruption because of problems affecting Roll-Royce engines on some of its Dreamliners.