Air New Zealand NS13 North America Operation Changes as of 05DEC12

As of 05DEC12, Air New Zealand is further boosting planned operation on Auckland – San Francisco and Auckland – Vancouver route for Northern Summer 2013 season.

Auckland – San Francisco eff 31MAR13 Service operates daily, increases from 5 weekly. Latest plan sees further capacity increase as Boeing 747-400 to operate up to 6 weekly during Northern Summer peak season.
NZ008 AKL1915 – 1215SFO 744
NZ008 AKL1915 – 1230SFO 772

NZ007 SFO2145 – 0555+2AKL 744
NZ007 SFO2145 – 0555+2AKL 772

Boeing 747-400 operates on following, instead of 777-200ER
31MAR13 – 23JUN13 Day 57
24JUN13 – 01JUL13 Day 157
02JUL13 – 09JUL13 Daily
10JUL13 – 24JUL13 Day x57
25JUL13 – 24AUG13 Day x12 (Day 1 service cancelled during this period*)
25AUG13 – 31AUG13 Day x2
01SEP13 – 23OCT13 Day x24

*Same period from July to October 2012 saw 4-5 weekly service
**San Francisco is the sole long-haul 747-400 destination in NZ network, as per current plan

Auckland – Vancouver Further service increase, which maximum frequencies it plans to operate is now 5 weekly during Northern Summer peak season
31MAR13 – 11JUN13 Service operates 3 weekly (Day 357), increases from 2 weekly in the same period in 2012
12JUN13 – 14JUL13 Service increases from 3 to 4 weekly (Service increase previously planned to start from 17JUL13), Day x146
15JUL13 – 25AUG13 Peak season further increases from to 5 weekly (previously planned 4 weekly), Day x16
26AUG13 – 29SEP13 4 weekly flights (Day x146)

NZ084 AKL2000 – 1415YVR 772 x16
NZ083 YVR2000 – 0500+2AKL 772 x16

Previously reported changes:
Auckland – Honolulu
25JUN13 – 12OCT13 Boeing 777-200ER replaces 767-300ER, 3 weekly service
20AUG13 Service on 20AUG13 (19AUG13 from HNL) operates with 777-300ER

Auckland – Los Angeles
eff 31JUL13 Service operates 14 weekly once again, increases from 12. Boeing 777-200ER/300ER operating
06JUL13 – 27JUL13 only Service increases from 14 to 15 weekly (NZ004/003)
NZ004 AKL1700 – 1015LAX 772 6
NZ006 AKL1940 – 1255LAX 77W x2
NZ006 AKL1940 – 1255LAX 772 2
NZ002 AKL2130 – 1445LAX 77W D

NZ001 LAX2145 – 0545+2AKL 77W D
NZ005 LAX2230 – 0630+2AKL 772 2
NZ005 LAX2230 – 0630+2AKL 77W x2
NZ003 LAX2315 – 0715+2AKL 772 6