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Fran O'Sullivan: Get over the silly gossip, there's work to be done

For all those television and radio show hosts incessantly beating up on Jacinda Ardern for her indiscreet relaying of some choice details of conversations relating to US President Donald Trump — please think. (6-0)

How good is premium economy, really?

2017-11-23 reporter John Burfitt compares six airlines' premium economy offerings to see if they are worth the extra dollars. (6-0)

Deloitte Top 200: Excellence in Governance - Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has taken out the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Excellence in Governance award in 2017 in recognition of the company's world-class track record and its emphasis on broad stakeholder management. (6-0)

Deloitte Top 200: Chairperson of the Year - Rob Campbell, Tourism Holdings

His willingess to speak freely on issues, such as advising directors to take a more hands on approach, has been a real asset to the business community. (10-0)

Deloitte Top 200: Diversity and Inclusion Leadership - Fonterra

From its research and development office in Palmerston North to its manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia, the face of Fonterra's workforce is more diverse than ever before. (6-0)

Black Friday fare fever: Air New Zealand flights to LA and other Pacific Rim cities for $669

Travel agents are getting in on Black Friday fever with cut-price deals, including return fares to eight destinations around the Pacific rim for less than $670. (6-0)

The big winners from the Deloitte Top 200 business awards

The a2 Milk Company has been named Company of the Year and Spark boss Simon Moutter has taken out CEO of Year at the prestigious Deloitte Top 200 Awards. (6-0)

Air NZ partners with Swiss travel platform Winding Tree to look at blockchain

Air New Zealand has announced a partnership with Swiss startup travel platform Winding Tree to explore the use of blockchain-based systems within its business. (6-0)

Departing Hawaiian Airlines boss has mission in New Zealand

Hawaiian Airlines boss Mark Dunkerley is certain about one thing he'll be doing after his retirement from the airline next March. (6-0)

Air New Zealand, Swiss travel platform Winding Tree in blockchain tie-up

2017-11-22 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Air New Zealand said on Wednesday it has teamed up with Swiss travel start-up Winding Tree to explore applications based on blockchain technology that could help the national flag carrier of New Zealand improve the efficiency and security of services such as booking and baggage tracking. (9-0)

AAR, Air New Zealand Expand Component Partnership

2017-11-22 aviationweek
AAR has signed a new 10-year agreement with Air New Zealand which it said will designate the flag carrier’s component repair division as its MRO of choice in the Asia-Pacific region. In an AAR release issued on Nov. 20, the Illinois-headquartered company said the new agreement will see a sizeable increase in the volume of contracted component repairs with Air New Zealand. The two parties first signed a long-term component agreement one year ago to provide cost-per-flight-hour . (6-0)

Port of Tauranga leads sharemarket higher

New Zealand shares rose, led higher by A2 Milk Co and Port of Tauranga, while Fisher & Paykel Healthcare weakened further after its first half results yesterday. (7-0)

Mercury and Genesis lead market higher, as Air NZ slides

New Zealand shares rose, led higher by gains from Mercury New Zealand and Genesis Energy, while Xero was flat on news that its chief executive had sold 15 per cent of his stake in the company. (15-0)

Airport squeeze: working to avoid the crush

Auckland Airport and agencies are working to avoid a repeat of problems last summer when clogged roads meant passengers and airline crew sometimes missed flights. (6-0)

Thai Airways joins Dreamliner club in Auckland

Thai Airways International joins the Dreamliner club in Auckland tomorrow, with its new Boeing 787-9 flying in from Bangkok. (6-0)