Air New Zealand has its United States operations based in El Segundo, Calif. The company is an international and domestic airline that provides air passenger and cargo transport services within New Zealand, as well as to and from Australia, the South West Pacific, Asia, North America and the United Kingdom. Air New Zealand also encompasses business units that provide engineering and ground handling services. The company s subsidiaries extend Air New Zealand s operations to include booking systems, travel wholesaling and retailing services. Air New Zealand was established in April 1965, more than 20 years after its predecessor, Tasman Empire Airways, was incorporated.