Short of a personal reindeer and sleigh, many kiwis will be relying on Air New Zealand to get where they want to be this festive season.
On Christmas day alone the national carrier is expecting to fly 30,000 passengers.
Air NZ made it back into profitability this year after a punishing period during the pandemic.
But there are challenges on the horizon, including passenger disruptions next year due to unscheduled aircraft maintenance.
Chief executive Greg Foran joins Lisa Owen in studio.