Waitemata DHB has taken a leaf out of Air New Zealand's book.
The man was being verbally abusive to passengers and crew.
This is the fifth consecutive year the airline has won the top award.
Condé Nast Traveler lauded the carrier for paying close attention to seat comfort.
The national airline is rolling out Wi-Fi access across its international fleet.
The airline has dropped 600 international return flights for just $600.
Fuel rationing has been partially eased, and flight cancellations are coming to an end.
Fuel rations will be lifted at the airport once the pipeline is repaired.
At least 28 airlines have been affected as the crisis expands.
Air New Zealand is warning more flights will be cancelled on Wednesday.
More international flights are also expected to be cancelled by the fuel crisis.
A passenger onboard the Auckland to Wellington flight said her mind "went to the worst-case scenario".
A special Air NZ flight took more than 50 kids, superheroes and cartoon characters to the skies.
The pair were dismayed after shelling out for a "deluxe" weekend away.
She spat in the face of a flight attendant on a flight from Auckland to Christchurch in May.
The airline posted its second highest result in its history.