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Colin Keel

Carry on: Queenstown night flights, Qantas Dreamliner's Melbourne debut and more


The weekly travel news roundup also includes a makeover at Whangarei Airport and more "sunseeker" flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga.


Third Chinese airline joins newcomers

Fri 23 Sep

Three new Chinese airlines will be flying into Auckland before the end of the year and one has already boosted its planned schedule to meet the expected high seasonal demand.

Planned new terminal at Nelson Airport

Carry on: Nelson terminal video, Vanuatu, new routes and more


Business travel news also includes EuroWings deal with Singapore Airlines and most Europe-Asia Pacific routes. With special feature audio.

Virgin Australia chief executive John Borghetti

Virgin Australia shareholders pitch in for capital raising

Thu 28 Jul 1

Etihad Airways and Singapore Airlines remain largest shareholders.

Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Air NZ to join in discounted Virgin Australia rights offer

Wed 15 Jun

Virgin Australia today said it will sell shares at 21Ac  apiece.

Air New Zealand chairman Tony Carter (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Question mark over whether Air NZ's sale of Virgin shares will spark special dividend

Fri 10 Jun

The deal announced to the New Zealand Stock Exchange this morning has seen the airline's share price rise 3.7 percent to $2.25 in today's trading.


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