Dreamliner groundings could drag on for Air New Zealand as Rolls-Royce announces delay

For the past 18 months Air New Zealand, along with other global airlines, have had to undertake earlier than expected maintenance on Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines fitted to Dreamliner aircraft after engine blades showed signs of corroding or cracking prematurely.

Coronavirus: Queenstown keen on becoming quarantine location for overseas sports teams

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Covid’s shown the true value of a travel agent

I know of examples of offshore-based online travel agencies which offered itineraries that could never have been flown due to the rapidly changing global border restrictions. Imagine being told at check-in at London Heathrow that you cannot travel on your ticket due to being unable to transit a particular country!

Lydia Ko aiming for hot form as she seeks Major championship breakthrough

“Sometimes when you’re playing better you start putting pressure on yourself because you feel like you’re close. But it was something that I was talking to Sean about, you just can’t push it, you just have to be patient, and you just have to wait and embrace the moment. Hopefully the more times I’ll keep […]