Passengers May Remove Their Safety Belts?

The effects of war and the SARS crisis on tourism and travel may be looming for global airlines, but presently Air NZ is bucking the global downturn. The carrier recently reported a half-yearly net profit of NZ$93.9, up from a net loss of NZ$376 million for the same period a year earlier. Air New Zealand also made the top ten in the passenger-voted Skytrax 2003 Airline of the Year survey.


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Jacinda Ardern Makes Annual Bloomberg 50 List

Jacinda Ardern Makes Annual Bloomberg 50 List

“New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern banned military-style semiautomatic and assault rifles six days after 51 people died in the worst mass shooting in the country’s modern history … and rallied…