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Air New Zealand’s premium economy hat trick

Air New Zealand's premium economy space seat. Image courtesy of Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand’s premium economy space seat. Image courtesy of Air New Zealand

New Zealand’s national carrier is in the news again and not because of its innovative airline safety videos. At the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards awarded in Paris yesterday, the airline scored a hat trick taking home all three ‘Premium Economy’ awards:’World’s Best Premium Economy Class’, ‘Best Premium Economy Class airline seat’ and ‘Best Premium Economy onboard catering’. In addition the Air New Zealand managed Star Alliance Lounge Los Angeles won ‘Best Airline Alliance Lounge’. Read more: stuff.co.nz