Air New Zealand/Virgin Atlantic starts codeshare service

Air New Zealand and Virgin Atlantic launched codeshare operation on 27MAR11. Air New Zealand’s “NZ” code appears on Sydney – Hong Kong and San Francisco – London Heathrow by Virgin. Virgin’s “VS” code appears on selected service to Auckland and Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. (Hong Kong – Sydney sector was mentioned on this site on 25MAR11)

Codeshare routes and flight numbers:

Route NZ Codeshare VS Operating
San Francisco – London Heathrow NZ4070 VS020
London Heathrow – San Francisco NZ4069 VS019
Sydney – Hong Kong NZ4051 VS201
Hong Kong – Sydney NZ4050 VS200
VS Codeshare NZ Operating
Los Angeles – Rarotonga VS7419 NZ019
Rarotonga – Los Angeles VS7418 NZ018
San Francisco – Auckland VS7407 NZ007
Auckland – San Francisco VS7408 NZ008
Sydney – Auckland VS7402 NZ102
Auckland – Sydney VS7401
Auckalnd – Rarotonga VS7446 NZ046
Rarotonga – Auckland VS7420 NZ749
Rarotonga – Los Angeles VS7418 NZ018