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Air New Zealand Adds Extra Seats to Tonga

Media Release
13 September 2006

Air New Zealand Adds Extra Seats to Tonga

Air New Zealand has increased capacity to and from Tonga following strong demand for flights.

An extra A320 flight will operate to Tonga on Saturday 16 September in addition to the already sold-out Boeing 767 flight operating the same day.

Air New Zealand will also operate a larger Boeing 767 aircraft in place of the scheduled A320 service to and from Tonga on Monday 18 September.

The move will provide an additional 234 seats to Tonga over the weekend, an increase of 63 percent on scheduled services over these days.

Air New Zealand will continue to monitor demand for flights and respond if further capacity is required.

Additional capacity is as follows:


Additional Flight Route Timings Flight # Aircraft
Sat 16 Sep 06 AKL / TBU 1530/1920 NZ862 A320


Change Aircraft type Route Timings New Flight # Aircraft
Mon 18 Sep 06 AKL / TBU 0700/1050 NZ66 767-300
Mon 18 Sep 06 TBU / AKL 1150/1350 NZ65 767-300


ENDS

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