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Air New Zealand and CyArk digitally map the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
“We expect that the content CyArk creates will become an educational asset to encourage a deeper connection with New Zealand and Māori culture..."
Air NZ’s digital human steals the show in Los Angeles
"We’re always looking for new ways to improve the travel experience and solve pain points with digital innovation..."
Air NZ, Fonterra, ARANZ Geo...finalists of the NZ Innovation Awards announced
“They all demonstrate in their own way that Kiwi innovation has come a long way with a vibrant and active innovation in the business community."
Air New Zealand employs a friendly robot in their five-day social experiment
“This experiment with Chip is another way we are pushing the boundaries to ensure we remain at the forefront of technology..."
Exclusive interview: Simona Turin on Air New Zealand's digital transformation
I’m still trying to figure out what is stopping girls from reaching technology because I love technology, it’s a creative process.
WiFi coming to select Air New Zealand flights starting now
Finally, the wait is over and Air New Zealand has started a trial of Wi-Fi on select flights.
Air NZ makes moves in AI technology with its very own chatbot
“There’s no doubt that AI is the future, allowing customers to better self serve, further improving the customer experience."
Major milestones for Air New Zealand’s mobile app
"Customers can look forward to the airline continuing to evolve and develop the apps it offers to further enhance their travel experience."
‘Total ban’ for Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Air NZ joins long list of airlines officially banning the Note7 device, as the fallout for Samsung continues.
Air NZ bans the note 7 amidst safety fears
Will their check in staff frisk customers for Note 7’s? Will they operate a TSA-like line of misery?
Air NZ 'pioneers' gate-to-gate Bluetooth for passengers
As of July 21 last week, Air New Zealand customers can now use Bluetooth devices 'gate to gate' on all its domestic and international flights.
Air New Zealand's latest innovation is all about robots
“Exploring the introduction of robotic technologies supports the airline’s innovation strategy and could create significant new opportunities."
Air NZ and Canada's Aimia buy Waikato University's 11Ants
Air New Zealand and Canadian marketing and loyalty analytics company Aimia have bought Waikato University spinoff 11Ants Analytics for an undisclosed
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, paced by Fletcher, Air NZ, Fonterra
New Zealand shares fell, paced by Fletcher Building and Air New Zealand, as a global sell off weighed on local stocks.
Auckland to Beijing direct connection as Air NZ, China Air tie up
Air New Zealand and China Air have agreed a new alliance that will deliver daily direct flights between Auckland and the Chinese capital, Beijing.
No more Air NZ points for BNZ credit cards as Westpac steps in; cash replacement mooted
Bank of New Zealand customers will miss out on earning Air New Zealand Airpoints
Air New Zealand to launch Apple Watch app
Air New Zealand will soon become one of the first New Zealand companies to launch an app for the highly anticipated Apple Watch.
Air NZ bins automatic travel insurance after warning from ComCom
Air New Zealand, the national carrier, will scrap its pre-selected travel insurance option after receiving a formal warning from the Commerce Commissi
UPDATE: Air New Zealand forecasts fare discounts; yield pressure looming
The only cloud on Air New Zealand's horizon in coming months will be yield pressure as it faces more competition from foreign-owned airlines due to lo
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise led by Air NZ on falling fuel costs; SkyCity gains on 1H
New Zealand shares rose, led by Air New Zealand on falling fuel prices.
Air New Zealand intranet sky high above competition
Air New Zealand’s employee intranet Korunet has been announced as one of the top 10 winners of its 14th annual Intranet Design contest today, with the Kiwi firm the only New Zealand company to make the top 10.
Air New Zealand launches mobile booking service
Customers can now book domestic tickets on the fly, straight from their smartphone’s web browser or via the airline’s mobile travel app - mPass.
Review: Air NZ mPass App
If you travel a lot, or even just regularly, this little app could end up becoming your best friend. Air NZ mPass for iOS and Android takes enough of the pain out of checking in to make the worst part of travelling bearable, if not enjoyable.
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