New online scam is targeting Air New Zealand customers

Publish Date
Monday, 8 January 2018, 2:52PM

An online scam claiming to come from Air New Zealand is offering people the chance to win two free plane tickets.

In a message that has been circulating online, the scam tells people to fill out a survey to go into win the tickets.

In a screen that shows a cut-out of an Air New Zealand plane and logo, a message reads: "Congratulations! ! You have been selected to take part in our short survey to get 2 Free Air New Zealand Tickets! We only have 120 Tickets remaining so hurry up!"

Posting to Facebook, Air New Zealand said it was aware of the scam and asked people not to do the survey.

"We are aware of a scam message being circulated asking you to take part of a survey to win flight tickets.

"This message is not from Air New Zealand and we advise anyone who receives this, not to engage," it reads.

The post has had more than 1900 reactions, more than 1300 comments and been shared more than 3000 times.

Several commenters claim to have fallen victim to the scam.

 

This article was first published on nzherald.co.nz and is republished here with permission.