Posts tagged "air new zealand"

“Blind Gate” Is The Live Airport Dating Show I’ve Been Waiting For All My Life

UK TV and cruising for dates at the airport? Sounds like a perfect match to me. On Valentine’s Day, Air New Zealand hosted a live airport dating show at London Heathrow Airport. In “Blind Gate,” singles competed to win a romantic weekend in Los Angeles via Air New Zealand’s Cuddle Class Economy Skycouch seats. I…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 18, 2013

Air New Zealand Introduces “Cuddle Class”

How bitter are we unwashed masses when we board a long flight and see those smug bastards in first and business class reclining on a bed with a down comforter, while we slog on back to our cramped economy seats? When we do take our seat next to the snogging couple or the mom with…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 26, 2010

“Cougar” Ad For Air New Zealand Is Equal Parts Funny And Offensive

Off-fun-sive? Hilari-sexist? Don’t mind me: I’m just trying to think up a word to describe ads that I know demean women, but I actually think are pretty funny. Take this commercial for Air New Zealand, a faux-nature documentary about “cougars” and their prey. I’d be happy if I never again heard the word…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 20, 2010

New Zealand Flight Attendants Not So Pretty In Pink

Air New Zealand is redefining the term “high fashion.” This pink Trelise Cooper frock will be pushing beverage carts past patrons in 2011. Offended by what some are referring to as the “Barbie uniform,” there has been sharp opposition to the dress. We think any demeaning qualities the design may inspire is overshadowed by the…

By: Lauren Panariello / January 13, 2010

Companies Strip Down To Boost Up

Employees coming to work at onebestway marketing and design company back in April didn’t spend too much time choosing their outfits – for one special Friday, everyone showed up for work “au natural”. In an effort to boost office morale, the English company participated in Naked Friday, thought up by business psychologist David Taylor. Taylor…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 2, 2009

Air New Zealand Does A Nudie Air Safety Video

As airlines across the globe are cutting back services in the economic slump, Air New Zealand gives their customers the “bare essentials.” In a new 45-second ad, the airline features Air New Zealand employees clad in nothing but body paint made to look like uniforms, giving literal meaning to their slogan “the airline…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 1, 2009