Update as of 01NOV13: Air New Zealand Plans Final Boeing 747 Service in Sep 2014

As per 01NOV13 GDS timetable/inventory display, Air New Zealand appears to have tentatively scheduled Final Boeing 747-400 operation on 10SEP14, Auckland – San Francisco route. Airline Route on 15OCT13 reported that this date would be the final long-haul 747 service, as the carrier displays additional 747 service to Brisbane after 10SEP14.

Based on latest schedule revision in the past 2 weeks, NZ has updated Trans-Tasman schedule, which sees last 747 service to Brisbane scheduled on 13JUL14. Planned 747-400 operation in Northern Summer 2014 season as follow.

Auckland – Brisbane
13JUL14 NZ135/136

Auckland – Nadi
22JUN14 – 29JUN14 Day 7 (NZ056/057)
05JUL14 – 12JUL14 Day 16 (NZ056/057)

Auckland – San Francisco
30MAR14 – 17JUN14 Day x13
18JUN14 – 30JUN14 Daily
02JUL14 – 16JUL14 Day x2
18JUL14 – 03SEP14 Day 357
08SEP14 – 10SEP14 Day 13

Planned FINAL Boeing 747-400 operation remains subject to change in the next few months.

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