New Zealand capital Wellington is a frequent stopover for business travellers heading across the ditch, with numerous flights serving regional economic hubs thanks to politician-driven demand. While the Air New Zealand international lounge at the airport is unimpressive, Wellington's domestic Ko...
When flying from Wellington to Melbourne on the Air New Zealand-Virgin Australia trans-Tasman alliance, you have two options: a 3am wakeup call for the 6am Air New Zealand flight, or connecting in either Auckland, Christchurch, Sydney or Brisbane. I decided to take the 4pm Pacific Blue flight fr...
A recent trans-Tasman trip to Brisbane with Pacific Blue, Virgin Australia's trans-Tasman and Pacific Islands subsidiary, gave me the chance to check out Air New Zealand's international lounge at Wellington Airport. (Pacific Blue will be incorporated into the Virgin Australia brand before t...
With the relaunch of Virgin Australia last week, we were keen to see how the experience of flying on a Pacific Blue flight to New Zealand has changed. The answer seems to be: it's a little inconsistent, with some staff, airport screens and ticket information referring to Pacific Blue, and others...
Business travellers who need to get from New Zealand's capital to the country's economic hub have two options between Wellington and Auckland: Air New Zealand or Jetstar, both of which have an early morning flight arriving in Auckland before 0745. Jetstar normally has the price edge, and its inc...
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