About Kris Brankovic

Kris is the founder of The High Life and a complete travel addict. Originally from Perth, he's now based in Melbourne - but he's happiest in the air travelling to somewhere new.

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines increase capacity between Auckland and Singapore

By |2019-09-25T11:32:00+11:0014 August 2019|

Joint Venture partners Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines will boost capacity between Auckland and Singapore with an additional 35,000 seats between the end of March and October, commencing in 2020. Air New Zealand will increase its frequency from 12 to 14 services per week on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from 29 March 2020 to 24 October 2020, bringing the total [...]

Air New Zealand doubles down on plastic waste reduction

By |2019-07-09T23:32:24+11:009 July 2019|

Air New Zealand has committed to increasing the number of single-use plastic items it will remove from its operation this year by more than double, from 24 million to nearly 55 million items. To mark Plastic Free July the airline has removed individual plastic water bottles from its Business Premier and Premium Economy cabins, as well [...]

New Zealanders can now use e-passport gates when entering the UK

By |2019-05-21T12:28:58+11:0021 May 2019|

Here's some welcome news for Kiwis travelling to the UK: you can now use automated e-passport gates to clear immigration at all UK airports and Eurostar train stations - avoiding the often-long queues at staffed immigration gates, as well as the often-grumpy immigration officials themselves! This will substantially improve the arrival experience for many Kiwi travellers. [...]