Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Air New Zealand to retime Dunedin-Auckland service


Media release
25 June 2014

Air New Zealand to retime Dunedin-Auckland service

The recently announced addition of a new Airbus A320 aircraft to Air New Zealand’s domestic fleet will enable the airline to retime the direct morning service between Dunedin and Auckland once the aircraft joins the fleet early next year.

Earlier this month the airline announced a significant investment in new Airbus aircraft including an additional A320 to join its domestic operation. Air New Zealand accelerated the purchase of this 15th domestic A320 to allow improvements to the Dunedin-Auckland schedule.

From March 2015 the airline will operate an earlier direct return service between the two cities with the flight departing Auckland at 7.25am and making the return leg from Dunedin at 9.55am.

Air New Zealand General Manager Networks Richard Thomson says, “We’ve listened to customer feedback from business travellers in particular and we’re pleased that this new aircraft will give us the ability to adjust our current morning schedule to better suit their needs.”

Dunedin International Airport Chief Executive John McCall says, “This is a great result for the travel market between Auckland and Dunedin and in particular the business community which will have more flexibility when planning business trips to and from both cities. We appreciate that Air New Zealand has listened to its customers and know that this announcement will be well received by both business and leisure travellers.”

Air New Zealand continues to work closely with stakeholders in Dunedin to ensure sustainable operations.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

No Voda/Sky: Commission Declines Clearance For Merger

The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance for the proposed merger of Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand. More>>

ALSO:

EARLIER:

NASA: Seven Earth-Size Planets Around A Single Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water. More>>

ALSO:

Auckland Transport Case: Men Guilty Of Corruption And Bribery Will Spend Time In Jail

Two men who were found guilty of corruption and bribery in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) trial have been sentenced in the Auckland High Court today... The pair are guilty of corruption and bribery offences relating to more than $1 million of bribes which took place between 2005 and 2013 at Rodney District Council and Auckland Transport. More>>

ALSO:

Hager Raid: Westpac Wrong To Release Bank Records To Police

The Privacy Commissioner has censured Westpac Banking Corp for releasing without a court order more than 10 months of bank records belonging to the political activist and journalist Nicky Hager during a police investigation into leaked information published in Hager's 2014 pre-election book, 'Dirty Politics'. More>>

ALSO:

EARLIER:

Crown Accounts: Government Ekes Out Six-Month Surplus Of $9M

The New Zealand government eked out a tiny surplus in the first six months of the fiscal year as growth in domestic consumption lifted the goods and services tax take, while uncertainties over the Kaikoura earthquake costs meant expenses were less than expected. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news