Air New Zealand News
Tax refund vacations: 7 exotic trips
Are you getting a tax refund this year and are eager to spend that newfound cash? According to the IRS, the average individual income tax refund for 2016 was $3,050. Depending on where you start, that money can take you far, far away on a vacation. Here are seven destinations where airfare and a
What to See and What to Skip in New Zealand’s South Island
If New Zealand is on your bucket list, then 2017 may be the year your travel dreams come true. The new year is kicking off with twice as many flight options out of the U.S. as compared to 2016 thanks to added routes by United, American and Air New Zealand . The extra availability has brought
Top Experts Share Where to Travel in December
We recently shared the best places to travel in November, but just in case you dropped the ball on booking a trip (we know, we know, you're busy), you still have some time to squeeze in a vacation before the year closes out. After all, with the holidays and New Year's just around the bend, there's
WWII Veteran Reunites With Long-Lost Love After 70 Years Apart
After a 10,000-mile long flight from Virginia to Australia, a World War II U.S. army veteran finally reunited with his wartime girlfriend today after recently reconnecting online. For the first time in over 70 years, Norwood Thomas, 93, came face-to-face with Joyce Durrant Morris, 88, his long-lost
WWII Veteran Plans 10,000-Mile Trip to See Long-Lost 1st Love Again After 71 Years
A World War II army veteran from Virginia will soon travel over 10,000 miles to Australia to meet face-to-face with his long lost first love after over 71 years apart. Norwood Thomas, 93, of Virginia Beach will make the trip to see 88-year-old Joyce Durrant in February, just in time for Valentine's
Which Airline's Been Named World's Safest?
If your 2016 resolutions include more travel, it may be wise to know which airlines top the list. AirlineRatings.com, an independent plane safety and product ranking website, has just released its annual list of the world's safest airlines. Coming out on top for the third year in a row is
Michigan Couple's Has 13th Child: It's A Boy!
Kateri and Jay Schwandt of Rockford, Michigan, welcomed their 13th son to the family.
5 Rights You Lose Whenever You Board a Plane
We've all heard about yelling 'fire' in a crowded theater: not good. Also not good: wearing a shirt on a plane emblazoned with the F-word. That's what got a college kid booted from a Southwest flight a few days ago. In fairness to the airline, its employees reportedly told the young man to cover up
Air New Zealand Releases 'Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made'
As the "official airline of Middle-earth," Air New Zealand would naturally want to capitalize on the final movie in " The Hobbit " trilogy, scheduled to be released in December. The theatrical release of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" is a few months away, but Hobbit lovers can get a
Is This Airline Safety Video the 'Most Epic Ever Made?'
Air New Zealand's gone all out to celebrate the third and final film in "The Hobbit" film trilogy.