Air New Zealand stories
Could Air NZ use downtime to digitally transform NZ’s health systems?
Air New Zealand's expertise in app development could help overhaul funding and IT systems in the healthcare sector, says a University of Otago expert.
Air NZ trials computer vision AI for faster aircraft turns
Assaia’s Apron AI technology includes computer vision AI-equipped cameras, which capture key aircraft turn activities and predict future operational needs.
Former Air NZ chief people officer heads to Vodafone
Jodie King appointed chief people officer at Vodafone NZ, bringing her expertise in building culture and customer focus from Air NZ.
Spark teams up with Air New Zealand in exclusive deal
Spark becomes first telecommunications provider to join Air New Zealand's Airpoints programme, offering customers the chance to earn Airpoints Dollars.
Air NZ faces data breach after staff accounts phished
Air New Zealand says information relating to membership profiles may have been visible on internal documents as a result of the breach.
Air NZ awarded Privacy Trust Mark from Commissioner
Air New Zealand has become one of just three organisations in New Zealand to receive the Privacy Commissioner's Privacy Trust Mark.
Air NZ recruits drones for aircraft maintenance checks
Air New Zealand will now use drones to inspect its aircraft fleet as they undergo heavy maintenance checks in Singapore.
Air NZ soaring high for third consecutive year as NZ’s most attractive employer
Air New Zealand was recognised for its financial health, use of the latest technology and strong reputation.
New chief digital and technology officer for Kiwibank
Hamish Rumbold appointed as Kiwibank's chief digital and technology officer, bringing his expertise from ClearPoint and Fidelity Life.
Air NZ sets 3D printing precedent for aircraft maintenance
Air New Zealand, in partnership with ST Engineering and Moog, has successfully completed a world-first 3D printing experiment for aircraft maintenance.
Air New Zealand and Microsoft announce ground-breaking digital collaboration
Air New Zealand partners with Moog, Microsoft and ST Engineering on a groundbreaking project to transform aerospace supply chains using 3D printing and blockchain technology.
Air NZ backs the future of electric air taxi in NZ
New Zealand is one step closer to autonomous electric air taxi services, thanks to Air New Zealand and Zephyr Airworks.
Air NZ demos immersive AR tourism board game
Players can see a giant kauri tree grow, meet a grumpy Hobbit, experience a bird’s eye view of a helicopter bungy jump, and they can even get splashed by a breaching whale.
GirlBoss Awards calls forth NZ's trailblazing young females
TradeMe and GirlBoss are seeking inspirational young women in New Zealand, aged 11 to 18, who are breaking stereotypes and making a difference in their communities.
Promapp expands BPM software portfolio
Promapp Solutions is launching an onboarding and training solution using role-based process information.
CERT NZ's Advisory Board extended for another six months
CERT NZ Establishment Advisory Board members in New Zealand will serve an additional six months, said Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran.
Exclusive: Air NZ's CEO on creating a 50% female senior leadership team by 2020
Air New Zealand is fully committed to improving gender diversity in its tech sector, with initiatives such as the Women in Leadership programme and a target of 50% female representation in the Senior Leadership Team by 2020. #InternationalWomensDay.
Exclusive: Here's what NZ's top CEOs are doing to improve gender diversity
You need to understand what’s going on in your own business and do something to fix it because if you don’t, all this talk –it’s just PR bollocks.
Air NZ’s AI chatbot turns one
Oscar was first introduced a year ago on the airline’s website to answer commonly asked flight, baggage, lounge and Airpoints queries.
Tourists feel the chill of Antarctica in Air NZ’s next safety video
Air NZ’s next safety video will highlight the fundamental importance of Antarctica in understanding global climate change.
IT salaries on the rise, gender pay gap getting smaller
This data does show a slight decrease in the nation’s gender pay gap which was recorded at 7.2% in 2015.
New report shines a light on the reality of sustainability in NZ
New Zealanders have ranked their priorities for the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, with women focusing on basic needs and men on health. The Colmar Brunton Better Futures 2017 report also found that almost 90% of adult New Zealanders are worried about the lack of action on environmental issues. The report also highlights the growing commitment to sustainable living among New Zealanders and the need for businesses to better communicate their sustainability efforts to consumers.
Air New Zealand launching as a skill on Amazon Alexa
The device hits stores in New Zealand and Australia in early February.
Kiwis get ready to Wi-Fly: Air New Zealand trials in-flight Wi-Fi
Air New Zealand begins the trial of its in-flight Wi-Fi service on one of its long-haul Boeing 777-300 aircraft.