Air New Zealand suspends newspaper distribution to airport lounges

5 July, 2019

Air New Zealand, via its official Twitter account, announced (02-Jul-2019) it suspended newspaper supplies to its Koru airport lounges due to its "sustainability commitment", effective immediately. The airline reported the distribution of newspapers "contributes a significant amount to our annual fuel burn" and the carrier has "seen a decline in customers seeking out newspapers as they turn to digital channels".