8. February 2011 10:28
Air New Zealand, the national carrier of New Zealand, recently signed the codeshare agreement with the Etihad Airways.
The codeshare services will be operational on flight route to and from New Zealand via Australia and Abu Dhabi to London.
Rob Fyfe the chief executive of Air New Zealand said, "This arrangement with Etihad Airways further extends connectivity options for our customers through to Europe as well as providing opportunities to further grow passenger numbers for our trans-Tasman and domestic services."
The agreement comes close on the heels of Air New Zealand’s code share agreement with Australia’s Virgin Blue.