Air New Zealand has done it again! They continuously create the most entertaining safety videos so passengers actually listen. And their newest one features adventure traveler Bear Grylls and what’s unique is that the video wasn’t shot on an aircraft.
Live from Middle Earth The excitement starts miles away as passengers on Air New Zealand flights are welcomed on board a flight, not to Wellington but to the “Middle of Middle Earth”. The safety video too is an unexpected briefing and comes with a message from Gandalf. At Wellington Airport’s main terminal a 40 feet [...]
Delta This week two airlines with past popular in-flight safety videos released new versions. Delta’s was popular because they had the beautiful “Deltalina” as the lead and her “no smoking” finger shake was the talk of aviation geek websites. Deltalina makes a cameo in the new one but sadly she’s not the lead. New Delta [...]
Most passengers don’t ever watch the in-flight safety video except when they are flying Air New Zealand. Every six months or so they create a video that people watch even when they are not in a captured environment! This time around they used animation and it features voiceovers by Melanie Lynskey (Two and a Half [...]
April 1, 2012 Air New Zealand’s domestic airline is proud to introduce STRAIGHTUPFARES™, the next step in the evolution of affordable domestic air travel on sale to anyone who can ‘stand it’. The special fares are part of the airline’s Grabaseat™ promotion. The airline has installed hand holds on the cabin ceilings of selected aircraft [...]
By Trishna Patel Have you ever been on a flight, looked at the passenger to your right or left and thought, “Wish I could putt some balls with this guy?” Well, now you can. It’s not what you think. So before inappropriate minds start to wander, let me explain. I’m referring to Air New Zealand’s [...]
Air New Zealand is increasing its capacity between Auckland and North American destinations, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver. The move comes in response to Qantas’s recent announcement that they would withdraw from the Los Angeles to Auckland route, effective May 6, 2012. The airline will move from twelve to fourteen return services per week [...]
Airline Spreads the Love through Valentine’s Twitter Contest Move over, Cupid. This Valentine’s Day, Air New Zealand is giving lovebirds the gift of cuddle. From February 9 through 13, Air New Zealand will offer daily Twitter giveaways better than any box of chocolates or dozen roses: roundtrip airfare to Auckland or London on the Skycouch, [...]