Key 'gutted' to miss Air NZ invite

Prime Minister John Key has not received an invite into Air New Zealand's Elite Priority One club.

John Key "gutted" he missed an invite into Air NZ's most exclusive club.

Airlines spruce up their safety messages

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Buckle yourself in for the best in air safety videos in the business.

Air NZ's secret society revealed

Air New Zealand's newly refurbished international lounge at Sydney Airport features an exclusive VIP room.

Members need to be personally invited by chief executive Christopher Luxon or his top executives.

Wineries urged to cater for Chinese tourists

Wineries can cater more for Chinese visitors to enhance their stay in Marlborough.

Marlborough wineries are being urged to cater for more Chinese tourists on top of increasing wine export sales.

Ferry mixes water with fuel to cut costs

The Arahura Cook Strait Ferry.

The Interislander ferry Arahura will add water to its diesel in a bid to save millions in running costs.

Passports back to 10 years

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Passports will be valid for 10 years from the end of this year and cost $180, Peter Dunne has confirmed.

Waiheke tempts global travel agents

International tourism agents toast Waiheke Island as a visitor destination with a glass of Batch bubbles and lunch al fresco at the vineyard.

International tourism agents are set to spread the word about Waiheke after a large group visited the island this month.

Air NZ opens new look Sydney lounge video

Tap beer and cocktails are served at Air New Zealand's new Sydney lounge.

Air New Zealand's new Sydney Airport international lounge is a swanky set up.

Ever been locked out of a hotel when naked?

How to survive locking yourself out of your hotel room... naked

If you've made it this far, you already know it's a dangerous world out there. Wouldn't it be great to have a little guidance?

Higher airfares with new tax

Travellers will be charged $22 in new departure and arrival taxes when flying internationally.

The Government announced in Thursday's Budget that it will sting passengers with $22 in arrival and departure taxes.

5 Things...worth a look on Surf Highway 45

Mt Taranaki from Surf Highway 45.

There's plenty to see and do on this winding coastal route.

All of the internet in one safety video video

How many memes can you detect in Delta's latest inflight safety video?

Why settle for Hobbits and swimsuit models when you could co-opt the entire internet into your safety video?

Philippine Airlines plans Auckland service

Philippine Airlines will fly an Airbus A320 four times a week between Auckland and Manila.

Philippine Airlines to launch four flights per week from December.

Jetstar 'ditch the tick' campaign

The Commerce Commission is investigating the budget airline over its practice of automatically adding extras to airfares.

Consumer NZ launches a campaign for Jetstar to "ditch the tick" from online bookings.

Air NZ releases Houston fares

From December Air New Zealand will operate up to five return services a week from Auckland to Houston using Boeing 777-200ER aircraft.

Direct from Auckland to Houston for $1410 return.

Auckland Airport travel app

Auckland Airport's new app will tell travellers when to leave home to make a flight.

New app takes into account real-time flight information and traffic congestion.

Marlborough set for Chinese visitor boom

China Airlines have announced increase services to Christchurch for the coming summer.

Work is being done to ensure Marlborough does not miss out on the rapidly growing Chinese tourism market.

Mediocre mule ride

Energy Solution Providers chief executive Jamie Burrows visited in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka before civil war broke out on the island nation.

Skiing in the Himalayas leaves a lot to be desired.

Should I take euros to Greece?

What will it mean for travellers should Greece exit the euro?

If Greece exits the euro will travellers be left stranded?

Travel tips: Beating jet lag

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Both exercise and exposure to the afternoon sunlight are are elemental to overcoming jet lag.

Taiwan airline extends Chch flights

Air China will expand its Christchurch service by nearly 50 per cent.

China Airlines will expand its Christchurch service nearly 50 per cent after a successful 2014/15 season.

Sounds Air links wine regions

Sounds Air Pilatus planes are superpowered to fly at 30,000 feet, cruising at 500km per hour.

Flying from Napier to Blenheim will take only 35 minutes when the route opens up.

The best of NatGeo on Instagram

This photo by @amivitale has over 696k likes on Instagram.

NatGeo is celebrating 17 million followers on Instagram, here's some of their best posts.

Tourism gets $20m boost

Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon said the deal allows the organisations to capitalise on current tourism momentum.

Air New Zealand inks an overseas advertising deal with Tourism NZ.

6 unconventional tips for long-haul flights

Next-door-neighbour's reading light making you go blind, it's best you pack a sleeping mask.

Here are 6 unconventional tips for the next time you're imprisoned in a large metal tube for an ungodly amount of time.

Auckland Airport's $100k tourism giveaway

Auckland International Airport is launching a $100,000 giveaway to encourage tourism operators to attract Asian visitors to New Zealand.

Tourism operators urged to attract Asian tourists.

Watch: Jet aborts landing at the last minute video

Watch an Emirates 777 perform a go around as another plane blocks the runway

A plane spotter has captured the moment an Emirates 777 had to abort its landing because a smaller aircraft was blocking the runway.

Welcome to the world's newest country

The Kingdom of Enclava is unlikely to be given international recognition any time soon.

The Kingdom of Enclava is unlikely to be given international recognition any time soon but its founders insist it has every right to exist.

Airlines sceptical over plane hack

Security researcher, Chris Roberts, told FBI agents that he'd hijacked an aircraft's thrust management computer and briefly altered its course.

Figures in the Australian aviation industry are sceptical whether it is possible to 'hack in' to the cockpit of a plane.

Depp's dogs flying in luxury

Inside the jet taking Johnny Depp's pooches home: everything they could wish for on the journey.

t's a long flight and big adventure without your owners but at least Pistol and Boo are travelling in the lap of luxury.

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