Air New Zealand

The Nicest Christmas Ever: Air New Zealand’s Festive Ad Is Quirky But Definitely Worth a Watch

Air New Zealand has built a reputation for its funny and offbeat safety videos that have attracted hundreds of millions of views on YouTube – the latest has been watched over 2.2 million times in the three weeks since it…

Air New Zealand’s ‘Bird Mask’ Has Proved So Popular it Will Soon Be Available to Buy

When Air New Zealand and sustainable Kiwi footwear designers, Allbirds collaborated on an “intelligently designed” and “luxurious and sustainable” airline eyemask, we’ll admit to being a little sceptical.  After all, what do footwear designers know about creating decent airline amenities? …

Air New Zealand is Considering Gender Neutral Work-Wear As It Announces Plans to Update Cabin Crew Uniform

Air New Zealand has announced plans to overhaul its distinctive uniform which is worn by more than 4,500 cabin crew and ground staff at the Kiwi flag carrier.  The current uniform, first unveiled in 2011, was designed by the renowned…

Air New Zealand Continues Trend of Airlines Collaborating With Luxury Lifestyle Brands in a Rather Odd Way

There’s nothing new in airlines offering luxury branded amenity kits filled with fancy big-name lotions and creams but in the last few years, we’ve seen a new war emerge between airlines – who can offer the best luxury branded bedding. …

Virgin Australia’s Latest Publicity Stunt Shows the Animosity Between it and Air New Zealand

A few weeks ago, Air New Zealand unveiled what it called the “Impossible Burger” – a plant-based patty which contains the same iron-containing molecule called heme that is found in animal meat.  The result is a vegetarian burger which cooks,…

VIDEO: Air New Zealand’s New Environmental Education Video (Also Has Some Safety Info As Well)

Air New Zealand has teamed up with UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Adrian Grenier, for its latest in-flight safety video – and this one seeks to address what the airline describes as some of the most “pressing questions on global climate change”.…

Ever Wondered How Airline Headphones End Up Neatly Wrapped Up On Your Seat? Here’s the Answer

“Running an international airline is easy” – said nobody, ever.  Many great entrepreneurs have tried and many have failed.  The airline business is expensive, complicated and fraught with difficulties.  As passengers, we may sometimes think of airlines as disorganised but…

More and More Airline’s Are Turning Their Safety Demonstrations Into Destination Promo Videos

The humble airline safety video started off as a simple and efficient way to brief passengers quickly and consistently.  The only problem was that passengers found them dull – before long, many passengers just weren’t paying any attention to the…

Watch: Air New Zealand’s Brand New Inflight Safety Video

Your aircraft is finally set for takeoff – you’ve somehow snagged a fantastic seat, got loads of room and even a spare seat to spread across.  Time to sit back and relax.  But wait just one minute – there’s one…

Emirates Might Copy Air New Zealand by Getting Cabin Crew to Wear Augmented Reality Spectacles

About four weeks ago we covered a story about a proposal by Air New Zealand to equip their Cabin Crew with augmented reality (AR) goggles.  Now it looks like Dubai-based airline, Emirates might be set to copy them. The system…

Air New Zealand Dreams Up a Creepy New Vision for the Future of Cabin Crew

Air New Zealand has just launched a creepy new feature by asking “Is this the future of in-flight service?” and we sincerely hope the answer is “No!”.  The Kiwi carrier has partnered with digital specialists Dimension Data and Microsoft on…