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 […]

Travel Style: Laurie Stringer

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Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Laurie Stringer Occupation: Air New Zealand flight attendant; Harpist; Domestic goddess Hometown: Too many to list…but I’m usually in […]

Travel Video of the Week: Just Another Day in Middle-earth

Air New Zealand: Just Another Day in Middle-earth

This week’s video comes from Air New Zealand, who have a history of a great videos (including this one). With the upcoming release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the airline here highlights its ties to Middle-earth with the help of Air New Zealand flight attendants, pilots, aircraft engineers and more, along with Kiwi Dean O’Gorman […]

New Airline Safety Videos

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Did you see Delta just released their newest safety video? This time it has a holiday theme. Virgin America, meanwhile, announced yesterday that it is taking its pre-flight safety education to new heights with the first-ever domestic safety video set entirely to music and performed in dance. I like that airlines are spending money trying […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 23, 2013

Blogger Contest: Win a Scenic Cruise

This week’s travel contest include: Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a trip to Antarctica with Air New Zealand and National Geographic Win a 4-night trip for four to the Renaissance Aruba Resort Win one of seven amazing trips […]

Travel News: Week of October 2, 2013

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Passport machine to cut customs wait times at JFK US state department issues global threat warning Passenger told he cannot board EasyJet flight after tweeting complaint Clueless tourist brings loaded gun to 9/11 Memorial Air New Zealand plans charters to fly scientists to Antarctica, land on ice runway Southwest Plans to Devalue Rapid Rewards Points […]

Travel Contests: Week of July 24, 2013

Radicondoli is a tiny Tuscan hill town located 30 minutes south of Florence (Firenze).

This week’s travel contests include: Win a Food and Wine Adventure in Tuscany Win a trip for two to Maui (ends July 28!) Win 3 memorable nights with 5 of your closest friends (flights, rooms, entertainment and trendy restaurant tabs included) Win a 5-night stay from Myths & Mountains at Hacienda Cusin in the Ecuadorian Andes Win […]