THE second ‘Airline vs Agent’ touch footy match between Air New Zealand and Flight Centre took place in Brisbane over the weekend, with the two teams comprised of senior executives from both companies.
Cam Wallace, chief revenue officer of Air New Zealand skippered the airline, while Graham “Skroo” Turner, ceo & founder of Flight Centre captained the travel agent.
In a closely-fought contest, Flight Centre took home the trophy for the second time.
The match is part of an ongoing friendly sporting rivalry which serves to promote their professional partnership.
“Third time lucky next year, probably at Eden Park for us, looking forward to the rematch,” said Wallace.
Air New Zealand also lined up a meet and greet for 50 lucky competition winners to train with All Blacks players Kieran Read, Lima Sopoaga and Anton Lienert-Brown at Flight Centre’s head office in Brisbane in Fri.
Pictured are Graham “Skroo” Turner, Flight Centre ceo; Cam Wallace, chief revenue officer Air NZ; David Coombes, md NZ Flight Centre; and Leanne Geraghty, regional gm distribution and corporate, Air NZ.
Inset, All Blacks players Kieran Read, Anton Lienert-Brown and Lima Sopoaga in Brisbane.