Company shares to Air New Zealand permanent staff a thank you, says chief executive

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Publish Date
Fri, 18 Jun 2021, 6:03PM
Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran. (Photo / Supplied)
Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran. (Photo / Supplied)

Company shares to Air New Zealand permanent staff a thank you, says chief executive

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 18 Jun 2021, 6:03PM

Thousands of permanent Air New Zealand staff will get $1000 worth of company shares.

Chief executive Greg Foran told Heather du Plessis-Allan it's to say thank you for the job they've done over the past 18 months of the Covid-19 pandemic.

He says the staff have gone above and beyond - including pilots who've had over a hundred Covid-19 tests and endured stints in managed isolation.

"We wanted to say thank you and I appreciate our board, and I appreciate everyone supporting what we've done here."

Horan also thinks Air New Zealand can get their long haul routes restarted at some point next year after people have had a chance to be vaccinated.

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