Dreamliner engine problems prompt refueling stops

Air New Zealand says it expects about 9000 customers to be affected by global Rolls-Royce engine problems this week as it grapples with weight...
Southwest FAA engine checks

Airlines scramble as FAA mandates urgent 737 engine checks

Almost 700 engines on older Boeing Next Generation 737s are undergoing urgent fan blade inspections in the wake of the tragic Southwest Airlines failure...
EASA Trent 1000 Rolls-Royce

Dreamliner inspections prompt Air New Zealand schedule changes

Air New Zealand is rescheduling and cancelling some services this week so that it can carry out required inspections of troubled Rolls-Royce Trent 1000...
satallite safer aviation Airservices

New satellite system to make aviation safer

New satellite assisted aircraft approaches to be tested in Australia will be eight times safer than those using ground-based navigation aids, according to the...


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World's Best Airlines for 2018
The world’s best airlines for 2018 have been announced with Air New Zealand taking out the top “airline of the year” award. Other award categories include the best economy, best business class, and best low-cost carrier.




Passengers share a smoke in the aircraft lounge

In-flight entertainment in the golden age of flying

In the golden age of flying in-flight entertainment was very different to today.During the 1950s...

Boeing’s 737: The plane that almost never was.

Many at Boeing never wanted to build the world’s bestselling and most reliable plane and...

Qantas updates the flying kangaroo

A reimagined roo, a funky font and a tip of the hat to times past.Qantas...


Top 20 Safest Airlines For 2018

Top 20 Safest Airlines For 2018

AirlineRatings.com the world’s only safety and product rating website has announced its Top 20 safest airlines for 2018 from the 409 it monitors. THE TOP...
AirlineRatings, Airline of the Year goes to Air New Zealand,

World’s Best Airlines for 2018

The results are in for world's best airlines for 2018 The world’s best airlines for 2018 have been announced with Air New Zealand taking out...

Etihad to be first with mobile and Wi-Fi across fleet

Etihad Airways today reached a major milestone with the deployment of mobile and internet connectivity across its entire fleet of 24 Boeing 777 passenger...