Qantas announced an extension of its global lounge improvement programme.
Auckland will welcome New Zealand’s first Hotel Indigo in 2021, with IHG signing an agreement with Ninety Four Feet, an Australasian property development, investment, and construction company, to open Hotel Indigo Auckland.
Air New Zealand announced it will begin a new non-stop service between Auckland and Chicago, expected to begin on November 30. The new service announcement deepens the current joint venture relationship between Air New Zealand and United Airlines.
Auckland will welcome, what are described to be the world’s toughest sailors, in 2018, when the Volvo Ocean Race stops over in the region in February 2018.