Awards

We're always giving 100% and it's nice to see a few awards' judges and customers thought so too.

2016

Airline of the Year - AirlineRatings.com

2015

World’s Best Premium Economy Class – Skytrax World Airline Awards

Best Premium Economy Class Airline Seat – Skytrax World Airline Awards

Best Premium Economy Class Onboard Catering – Skytrax World Airline Awards

Airline of the Year – AirlineRatings.com

2014

Winner - Business Class Airline – The Guardian (UK) Travel Awards

New Zealand Company of the Year – Deloitte Top 200 Awards

Airline of the Year – AirlineRatings.com

Best Premium Economy Class – AirlineRatings.com

Best Premium Economy Class – Skytrax World Airline Awards

Best Premium Economy Class Seats – Skytrax World Airline Awards

2013

Winner - Global Tourism Business Award – World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Silver - Top Airline – Wanderlust Travel Readers’ Awards

Australasia’s Leading Airline –  World Travel Awards

Australasia’s Leading Airline Lounge (Christchurch International Airport) – World Travel Awards

2012

Best Value Long-Haul Airline – Sunday Times Travel Value for Money Awards

Best Long-Haul Airline – Which? Reader Awards

Winner - Best Site for Travellers: airnewzealand.co.nz – NetGuide Web Awards

Winner - Airline of the Year – Air Transport World

Bronze - Top Airline – Wanderlust Readers' Travel Awards

Most Attractive Employer – Randstad Award

Winner - Best Presented Business Class wine list – Cellars in the Sky Awards

Third - Best Business Class fortified or sweet wine – Cellars in the Sky Awards

Winner - Z Energy Transport Award – EECA Awards

Winner - Supreme Award – EECA Awards

2011

New Zealand In-house legal team of the year – The ALB - Australasian Law Awards

Winner - Air New Zealand Technical Operations – Aviation Week global MRO of the Year Award

Winner - Best Airline Australia / Pacific – Skytrax World Airline Awards

Winner - World's Best Premium Economy Class Airline [B777-300] – Skytrax World Airline Awards

Winner - World's Best Premium Economy Class Airline Catering [B777-300] – Skytrax World Airline Awards

Best Business Class Red – Cellars in the Sky Awards

Best Presented Wine List – Cellars in the Sky Awards

Gold - Furniture - Skycouch™ – New Zealand Best Design Awards

Gold - Furniture - Spaceseat™ – New Zealand Best Design Awards

Winner - Red Dot Product Design - Spaceseat™ – Red Dot Awards (GER)

Honourable Mention - Red Dot Product Design - SkyCouch – Red Dot Awards (GER)

Gold - long-haul Design Research – IDSA (IDEA) Awards (US)

Silver- SkyCouch - Industrial furniture, fixtures and lighting – IDSA (IDEA) Awards (US)

Bronze- long-haul Cabin Interior - automotive interiors and exteriors – IDSA (IDEA) Awards (US)

Winner - Passenger Comfort - SkyCouch – Crystal Cabin Awards (GER)

Winner - Best Furniture Design - Skycouch™ – Designweek Awards (UK)

Winner - Best Air Style: Premium Economy - Spaceseat™ – Wallpaper* Design Awards

Winner - Full Service Airline category – Aviation Awards Asia

Winner - Ad Award – Air Transport World

Silver - Sales Generation / Promotion: Airpoints Magazine – RSVP

Silver - Customer Engagement: Airpoints Magazine – RSVP

Gold - Production and Fulfilment: Airpoints Magazine – Nexus Awards

Bronze - Media and/or Channel Utilisation: Airpoints Magazine – Nexus Awards

Bronze - Media and/or Channel Utilisation: Air New Zealand on Foursquare – Nexus Awards

Silver - CRM and Data Management: Airpoints Magazine – Nexus Awards

Most Attractive Employer – Randstad Award

2010

Favourite Long-Haul Leisure Airline – Condé Nast Traveller Reader's Awards

Best Airline – Which? Awards

Best Airline Australia/Pacific – Skytrax Awards

Staff Service Excellence Award for the Australia / Pacific region – Skytrax Awards

Winner - Airline of the Year – Air Transport World

CFO of the Year - Rob McDonald – Ernst & Young