Tag: Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand launches trial of edible coffee cups

Air New Zealand launches trial of edible coffee cups

December 9, 2019 |

In New Zealand, Air New Zealand has begun trialing edible coffee cups with customers in the air and on the ground as it explores new and innovative ways to meet its sustainability challenges. The airline currently serves more than eight million cups of coffee each year. The ‘twiice’ edible cup trial backs up Air New Zealand’s recent switch to […]

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Air New Zealand says it will be at least 10 years before aviation biofuels commercial

Air New Zealand says it will be at least 10 years before aviation biofuels commercial

March 26, 2018 |

In New Zealand, Air New Zealand says that despite talking with 30 companies following its call to source 20 million liters of aviation biofuels last year, no one is scalable at the moment to be able to supply the kinds of volumes the airline is looking for in the medium term. The CEO says that […]

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Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand shortlist partners for aviation biofuel

Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand shortlist partners for aviation biofuel

March 16, 2017 |

In Australia, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand have narrowed down the list of 30 companies who sent in proposals to team up with the airlines on commercial aviation biofuel production to a shortlist with whom they are working to develop feasibility studies for as many as five facilities for a total investment of around […]

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Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia received around 30 biojet offers

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia received around 30 biojet offers

October 5, 2016 |

In New Zealand, following Air New Zealand’s call to arms for partners to produce aviation biofuels along with Virgin Australia, about 30 companies have stepped forward to take the two airlines up on their offer to develop the industry regionally together. ANZ’s CEO says that aviation biofuels are a long term bet as scale is […]

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Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia announce RFI for locally-produced aviation biofuel

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia announce RFI for locally-produced aviation biofuel

March 14, 2016 |

In New Zealand, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia announced a partnership to investigate options for locally produced aviation biofuel. The trans-Tasman alliance partners are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to the market to explore the opportunity to procure locally-produced aviation biofuel. Air New Zealand Chief Flight Operations and Safety Officer Captain David Morgan says the airline recognises the […]

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