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Air New Zealand appoints Discover the World as European GSA partner

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Fri, 10/07/2022 - 08:25
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The extended partnership will cover a strategically important region for Air New Zealand with particular focus on the UK and German DACH markets.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Flag carrier Air New Zealand has extended its partnership with Discover the World for GSA services. Air New Zealand has been partnered with Discover for the Latin America region and selected markets in Southeast Asia.

The extended partnership will cover a strategically important region for Air New Zealand with particular focus on the UK and German DACH markets. Christine Sutton (previously with STA Travel and Emirates) was appointed Senior Sales Manager UK & Europe in July.

Aiden Walsh, Head of Airline Development and Partnerships for Discover the World commented "We are delighted to grow our partnership with Air New Zealand for the European region.  With Aotearoa borders now fully open we look forward to working with our trade partners on developing passenger sales”.

Christine Sutton, Senior Sales Manager for Discover the World commented, “It has been a phenomenal start so far, the travel trade has been really excited to have local contacts in the market again, we are looking forward to working with the trade to keep them updated on the Air New Zealand products and activities”.

Aaron Gilden, Head of Sales SSEA, UK and EU for Air New Zealand commented, “Air New Zealand is excited to be extending our partnership with Discover the World. It was vital for us to choose a partner that could represent our brand values and deliver a premium service to our trade partners. With our New Zealand joint venture partnership with Singapore Airlines and ‘More ways to New Zealand’ proposition, we continue to offer our customers unmatched options to reach our home of Aotearoa via the Air New Zealand global network.”
 

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