The airline was lobbied hard by passionate cookie and corn chip enthusiasts.
No other passengers were singled out despite some wearing only shorts and t-shirts.
It comes at a great time for those keen to travel.
The airline has flown more Tasman flights than its competitors combined.
Air New Zealand truly punches well above its weight.
Bayly says the government is playing favourites.
The new appointments will officially begin their new roles after the airline's AGM later this year.
However, more may go on sale.
Travelers will have to go straight into managed isolation.
Leanne Geraghty said Kiwis are wanting to spend the time "getting out and exploring their own backyard".
The airline pulled out of many of these routes when borders closed.
The airline is also looking to move its downtown Auckland office to the airport precinct.
It's one of two services the airline operates for the Australian government.
"Aircraft have a soul made up of everyone who has ever traveled in it."
Passengers have been complaining about its absence for months.
The airline is still forecasting a loss this year.
The smaller regional airline is taking on the big guys at Air NZ.
"We're unable to provide any further details."
The Prime Minister's flight was diverted to New Plymouth.
"I didn't realize I was actually experiencing [anxiety] until I was really struggling to get out of bed."