China Southern Airlines in December 2012 is to operate 2 round-trip Guangzhou – Auckland service on board Airbus A380 aircraft. The A380 is scheduled to operate on 10DEC12 and 14DEC12, replacing A330-200.
CZ305 CAN0030 – 1700AKL 380 10DEC12/14DEC12
CZ306 AKL2300 – 0600+1CAN 380 10DEC12/14DEC12
Assignment of A380 aircraft on these 2 days is due to the carrier’s annual general event, to be held in New Zealand, which sees over 250 delegates from the airline travelling on these dates. CZ has closed reservation in First and Business Class from Guangzhou on 10DEC12 and from Auckland on 14DEC12, prior to the aircraft change reflected in the GDS on 09NOV12. Reservation in Economy Class has re-opened for these 2 particular dates.