The “Little Airline that Could”

Air NZ’s ongoing $800 million overhaul has not gone unnoticed in the US, with lengthy articles devoted to its new look 747’s in the LA Times and FirstClassFlyer. Upgrades include fold-out flat beds in business class, personal TV screens for all seats, doubling the size of its LAX lounge, and the introduction of a high-end economy class. FirstClassFlyer editor, Matthew J Bennett, calls Air NZ “a little known gem,” and ranks its revamped business class as second only to Virgin Atlantic. “Business travellers will be flocking to Air NZ,” he said.


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Fix & Fogg Spreads to Houston

Fix & Fogg Spreads to Houston

High-end peanut butter company Fix & Fogg has achieved enough success in its native New Zealand that it has established its first American retail presence in Houston, Eric Sandler reports for…