The airline and union members have reached an agreement - but it's not yet a done deal.
The accident killed seven people on the same date as the Erebus disaster, 29 years later.
A similar incident was blamed after an Air NZ A320 crashed in 2008.
The aircraft went nearly 50km past its destination.
Above and Beyond has been designed by Boeing and NASA.
He says the plane would have flown for hours on its own after the pilots were knocked out.
The inventor says he was inspired by Back to the Future and Star Wars.
Experts can't settle on exactly what was seen, but there are three main theories.
The A321 has 46 more seats than the airline's current fleet of A320s.
"He was a huge bloke, not just overweight but really big boned as well."
It's the first time Air NZ hasn't won the title in five years.
The clip is a hit online, but it's lengthy duration is a bugbear for some.
The photos were taken by a freighter pilot from an altitude of nearly 10km.
About 250 Boeing aircraft are affected by the directive.
The Ukraine-built jet carrying concert equipment has thrilled planespotters.
Air New Zealand's new safety video may be the most '90s thing you see this year.
It's the first of 13 new Airbus aircraft ordered by the airline.