Air New Zealand says it will operate extra flights in December 2019 on five regional routes that Jetstar is withdrawing from at the end of November. The airline said on Thursday it had scheduled an additional 253 flights throughout the month of December on Auckland-Napier, Auckland-Nelson, Auckland-New Plymouth and Auckland-Palmerston North, as well as between
Air New Zealand has announced Greg Foran, a New Zealander currently running Walmart's United States operations, as its new chief executive.
Based on the Air New Zealand annual shareholder meeting, it appears the travelling public's confidence in aircraft and engine manufacturing has been somewhat shaken in light of recent events.
Air New Zealand has reported a 30 per cent decline in net profit for 2018/19 amid what the company described as a lower growth environment.