Aviation - Artlines and Aircraft News

New Zealand from space.

Strange object in the skies above New Zealand

Is it a bird or plane? No, it turns out it's just Wi-Fi.

A total of 380 engines globally are impacted including the nine in the Air New Zealand 787 fleet.

Air NZ planes affected by engine issue

Nine Air NZ planes are affected by an engine issue where more frequent maintenance checks are required than the manufacturer first directed.


Algerian plane crash: Hundreds dead

An Algerian military plane carrying soldiers and their families has crashed soon after take-off.

Airplane food.

Can you get a second meal on an aeroplane?

It's a question we've been asked a few times here at Newshub Travel.

Air New Zealand 777-300.

Air NZ flight forced to return to Auckland

The flight was bound for LA.

Lloyd Burr.

Pleading poem to airline fails to win gold

It's not the first time poetry has been used to get an airline's attention.

Group trying to save our old school airliners.

NZ's travel history sits decaying in metal scrapyard

One group is trying to save some of our aviation history.

A World War II fighter aircraft clipped a cherry picker on the grass runway while landing.

Warbirds over Wanaka: Show goes on, despite crash

A full investigation into the crash is underway.

No one was hurt.

No one hurt in Warbirds over Wanaka plane accident

A small plane has crashed at the Warbirds over Wanaka airshow.

Rod Vaughan crash-landed a plane near Waihi.

Drone flyers reminded to follow the rules after near-tragedy

A drone has been blamed as the likely cause of a light aircraft crash at Waihi.

The plane was spotted in North Korean colours.

Pacific Aerospace says it didn't know it was breaking UN sanctions

The judge in the sentencing of a NZ plane company that exported parts to North Korea has reserved his decision.

Cute Puppy.

Puppy's plane death to be probed by US authorities

United Airlines has faced fresh backlash over a puppy that died in-flight after a cabin attendant ordered it stowed in an overhead bin.


Chilling audio emerges after Nepal plane crash kills scores

Confusion about where to land can be heard in the audio.

Airbus A330 Hi-Fly aircraft.

Air NZ describe current fleet situation as 'challenging'

Aviation expert says Air NZ's service is so good, any drop in standards is noticeable.

The footage was obtained and released by the To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science.

Navy pilots' disbelief at UFO caught on camera

"What the f**k is that thing?"

The debate split the panel on The AM Show.

The worst people to fly with - recliners, bare-footers or farters?

The debate split The AM Show panel - take the poll.


A week's worth of travel news in less time than it takes to pack a suitcase

Newshub Travel's weekly news bulletin.

Amelia Earhart.

Bones belong to Amelia Earhart - expert

Is this the end of eight decades of mystery?


Hawaiian Airlines picks Boeing over Airbus

The Dreamliner will open up plenty of destination options.

Air NZ Economy Skycouch Infant Harness

Air NZ's kids-couch could make family flights a whole lot easier

A new 'infant pod' is also in the works.