Mood-lit air travel

“Air New Zealand’s new Boeing 777-3ER passenger cabins look more like those inside a private jet than a commercial airliner,” according to Alan Ferguson reporting for The Province. “Redesigned from scratch, the mood-lit cabins have already been recognised as setting a new standard for long-haul air travel. It’s one of the reasons Air Transport World Magazine named the carrier Airline of the Year for 21, an honour regarded as the Oscar of the airline industry. ‘We weren’t prepared to settle for off-the-shelf equipment,’ Air New Zealand Group general manager International Airline Ed Sims says. ‘We’ve created a range of new interior design items not seen before on aircraft.’ Air New Zealand is in the process of introducing the new planes on its international long-haul flights.”


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Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

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