Travel

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They’ve teamed up with Zephyr Airworks for the project.

Air NZ aiming to bring 'autonomous electric air taxis' to New Zealand

The air taxi service could provide cleaner energy options for air travel.

Meditation channel added to Virgin Australia's in-flight system to help anxious travellers

The airline announced this today in new partnership with not-for-profit group, Smiling Mind.

Singapore Airlines to premiere non-stop 16,700km flight from Singapore to New York

The flight will cover 16,700km and last a whopping 18 hours and 45 minutes.

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Nelson’s airport is the fifth busiest in the country, with numbers rapidly increasing since the old terminal opened in 1974.

'It's the fifth busiest airport in NZ' - take a look inside Nelson’s new $30 million terminal

The new terminal is expected to cater for growth projections out to 2035.

There have been delays at Auckland Airport

Survey finds 65 per cent of Aussie cabin crew workers have been sexually harassed during flights

Airline staff have been pinned down, flashed at and subjected to degrading comments. the survey says.

NZ travel agency goes into liquidation, leaving Kiwis scrambling to salvage travel plans and recover money

Customers in New Zealand are owed $1.1 million after Auckland-based travel agency Sinorama NZ went into liquidation

United Airlines Boeing 737-800 commercial passenger jet airplane with wheels and flaps down on final approach to O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

United flight from LA lands safely in Sydney after 'fuel mayday'

Police said a full emergency response was activated at the airport "after a pilot reported a problem."

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Community backlash stopped a proposed expansion in Queenstown, and executives are now eyeing another tourist hotspot.

Wanaka or Central Otago – is there an alternative to expanding Queenstown Airport?

Community backlash stopped a proposed expansion in Queenstown.

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The Customs and Excise Act 2018 went into effect yesterday.

New 'digital strip search' law for travellers' electronic devices has potential for abuse, law expert warns

The law allows Customs to fine people up to $5000 for not providing passwords to their devices when requested.

It will see planes fly higher over the city and release less carbon dioxide.

Numerous flights in and out of Christchurch cancelled due to heavy fog

As of 8.50am today the airport's website listed 14 cancelled domestic flights.

Person using phone at airport (file picture).

Travellers refusing to hand over phone password at airport now face $5000 Customs fine

The Council for Civil Liberties says the law is an unjustified invasion of privacy.

Ryanair plane (file picture).

Irish airline Ryanair cancels 250 flights amid strikes

They're the latest in a series of walkouts.

Los Angeles Airport sign.

LAX to allow travellers to bring marijuana into airport

Just be careful about carrying it onto the plane.

Ryanair plane (file picture).

Man late for flight arrested after chasing plane down Dublin runway

According to BBC, he was pinned to the ground by police at Dublin Airport.

Rising jet fuel prices could lower Air New Zealand's profit

Recent changes in jet fuel costs have outpaced the prices Air NZ assumed for 2019.

Mobile phone catches alight during Qantas flight from LA to Melbourne

A business class passenger dropped their device on the flight and it got crushed in a seat.

Air New Zealand's new A321 Airubuses will enter commercial service in mid-November.

Air NZ unveils new Airbuses packed with 46 more seats, wi-fi and bigger screens

The $2.8 billion fleet will take to the air next month.

Air New Zealand to ditch Vietnam flights next year

The airline is making the move to try and minimise disruptions to other routes after Dreamliner engine issues.

New rules allow ministers' nannies to travel on the taxpayer, but PM will cover Clarke Gayford's US trip

Clarke Gayford will accompany Jacinda Ardern to New York as the carer for Neve.

Melbourne, Australia - November 19, 2012: Qantas Airways Airbus A380 registered VH-OQF takes off as QF93 to Los Angeles (LAX) from Melbourne International Airport at Tullamarine, Victoria.

Qantas expands Asian routes in deal with Cathay Pacific

In turn, Cathay Pacific customers will be able to book flights on 13 Qantas domestic routes.

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The crew of the Jet Airways flight have been taken off duties, pending an investigation.

Watch as passengers don oxygen masks after Indian plane loses cabin pressure, causing ear pain and nose bleeds

The crew of the Jet Airways flight have been taken off duties, pending an investigation.

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If you’ve booked a weekend away, your room could be alarmingly unalarmed.

'It's a safety issue': Concerns not all Kiwi motel rooms fitted with smoke alarms

Under the Building Act, anything signed off before 1991 must only meet the building code of its day.

View from Mount Victoria into the bay of Wellington (capital city of New Zealand)

Wellington named the top destination in New Zealand by Lonely Planet

Auckland dropped two places from last edition while Christchurch was left out of the top 20.

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Almost 30,000 people turned out at Wigram to watch the Southern Cross land.

'Incredibly significant' first international flight to NZ marked 90 years on

Australian pilots Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm crossed the Tasman in the Southern Cross in 1928.

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Kiwis planning overseas travel are being told to get insurance, and read all the fine print.

Death of Hamilton mum in Bali leads to warnings to Kiwis over travel insurance

Those planning overseas travel are being told to get insurance, and read all the fine print.

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The National leader had played a “minor” role in trying to get Kiwi Abby Hartley back home.

'Incredibly saddened' - Simon Bridges offers 'solidarity' to family of Kiwi woman Abby Hartley who died in Bali

Mr Bridges had offered to play role to help medevac Ms Hartley back to New Zealand.

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