Two unions representing about 1,000 Air New Zealand staff say they plan to strike for three days before Christmas if no agreement is reached on a new deal.
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Two unions representing about 1,000 staff at Air New Zealand have voted to commence strike action in the lead up to Christmas.
Air New Zealand says it will upgauge its Auckland-Gold Coast flights to the Airbus A321neo and add a fifth weekly service on the route from February 2019.
Air New Zealand’s first Airbus A321neo is due to land in Auckland tonight after having taken formal delivery of the aircraft last Wednesday.
Air New Zealand and ATR plan to look at the use of hybrid technology to power regional aircraft.