Two giant eagles, one carrying the wizard Gandalf, have swooped in on Wellington airport ahead of the second Hobbit instalment.
Air New Zealand has unveiled its new Hobbit-themed Boeing 777-300 aircraft, which features Smaug the dragon.
Most motorists still prefer printed maps when planning car journeys, according to a UK survey.
Air New Zealand has released a new in-flight safety video, entitled 'Just another day in Middle-earth'.
Budget carrier Ryanair has announced it will offer new routes and increased frequencies across Europe from 2014.
A Frenchman stranded first in the US and then England because he was deemed too fat to fly has arrive in his homeland on board a ferry.
India, which rivals China as the world's biggest gold consumer, has witnessed a spike in smuggling after import duties were hiked three times this year.
An obese French man who was stranded in the US after being refused a flight home has finally arrived in the UK only to be rejected by the Eurostar train.
A young, clinically obese Frenchman has finally taken a plane to Britain after Virgin Atlantic agreed to fly him and his family back from the US.