LAX: Air New Zealand Will Move From T2 to TBIT on December 3

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Great news for Air New Zealand passengers as they just announced the airline will be switching terminals at LAX come December 3, 2014. I’m happy to hear the news because T2 is my least favorite terminal at Los Angeles International and TBIT (Tom Bradley International Terminal) is my favorite — thanks to the 1.9 billion […]

Travel Video of the Week: Air New Zealand’s “Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made”

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Air New Zealand has a history of making viral-ready safety videos (like this one), and their latest—”The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made”—is more of the same. Like others before it, it features a Hobbit theme and includes a number of the real-life people involved in the epic series, including Elijah Wood and director Peter Jackson (who is apparently […]

Great Fares on Air New Zealand to Australia

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Tourism Australia’s slogan is There’s Nothing Like Australia and I couldn’t agree more. When people ask me where my favorite place in the world is, Australia is always on the list. It’s one of the most interesting and unique places I’ve been and I love going there. “But it’s so far!” That’s what I hear […]

Air New Zealand Deals to Six Australian Cities

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Whenever I’m asked what my favorite airline in the world is, I always list Air New Zealand as one of them. That’s because Air New Zealand makes a long-haul flight seem short since they have new planes, friendly flight attendants, comfortable seats, on-demand snacks and refreshments, fabulous individual entertainment systems with over 1,000 hours of […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 6, 2094

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: NY Post: Everything freaked-out fliers need to know about Ebola Wellesley Hotel in London charges man $127 for three bottles of water A private contractor has 300 days to search one of the most remote places on Earth for MH370 American Airlines ends meals for premium fliers […]

Travel Contests: Week of June 25, 2014

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This week’s travel includes: Win 120,000 HawaiianMiles plus a two-night stay at The Modern Honolulu! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win two tickets to Rio de Janeiro from TAM Airlines Win a trip for two to Los Angeles from Travel Channel Win a trip for two to Montreal from Tourisme Montreal Win a 6-night Kenya safari from The Explorateur […]

Incredible footage of Air New Zealand contest winners’ two-week mission in Antarctica

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Late last year, the increasingly innovative airline Air New Zealand commenced a competition that would afford one lucky (dedicated, crazy, brave, whatever you want to call it) environmentalist the opportunity to spend two weeks on a mission in Antarctica with globally renowned National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards. Beyond furthering the company’s reputation as an environmentally […]

Travel Video of the Week: Air New Zealand Safety Video “Safety in Paradise”

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Air New Zealand has made a name for itself recently by delivering the most watched—and actually watchable—in-flight safety videos in the industry. I know, most passengers don’t watch safety videos on the plane, but check it out: Pretty much all of Air New Zealand’s videos have received millions of views on YouTube. The latest, seen […]