Government controlled Air New Zealand’s has formally abandoned the South American Polar Route pioneered by Argentina’s Aerolineas Argentinas in 2012

Government-owned Air New Zealand is clear on where it wants to fly – and where it doesn’t – as it rebuilds its broken international network. It does not want to fly to South America anymore. Auckland Airport shareholders which are programmed to spend billions making Auckland Airport the hub between Asia and South America will be disappointed to hear this I am sure. It looks like Australias Sydney Airport will take up this role as New Zealand has become a shunned destination for business and…

Air New Zealand services need to be restored at the earliest opportunity to South America

After Alice fell down a rabbit hole in Lewis Carroll’s fantasy novel Alice in Wonderland she found herself in a truly mad, topsy-turvy world where she underwent startling physical changes including being shrunk to midget size.     Air New Zealand was one of the most celebrated and profitable airlines in the world before it suffered the same fate as Alice, after the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic collapsed its business and forced it to shrink alarmingly. With international borders…

Transpolar flight grows NZ trade opportunities in Latin America

Airline services strengthen New Zealand’s ability to engage with its key trading partners, helping build people-to-people connections and understanding of foreign business practice and culture. The Swiss-based Air Transport Action Group says the absence of good air transport links, especially in high-tech sectors, inhibits investment and trade and that, worldwide, an average of 25 percent of company sales depend on air services. In New Zealand’s case, being so far removed from its major markets, the percentage…

Competition versus Cooperation and low-cost flights to South America

A New Opportunity for the Commercial and Vacation Traveler from the Oceania Air Hub to South America “Competition is always a good thing, it forces us to do our best while a monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity,” the US writer Nancy Pearcey once said. In Pearcey’s view on the matter, the low-cost airlines poised for take-off in Argentina will be a boon for travellers. Domestic and international airfares in Argentina are very expensive by comparison to Europe and North America…
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