China Airlines from 25OCT15 is expanding service to Australia and New Zealand, with the launch of Taipei Taoyuan – Melbourne – Christchurch route. This route will be served 3 times a week, on board Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
CI057 TPE2330 – 1150+1MEL1310+1 – 1830+1CHC 333 257
CI058 CHC1950 – 2140MEL2310 – 0535+1TPE 333 136
China Airlines’ Christchurch service will be expanded from 3 to 6 weekly as a result (at time this post goes to press), with local traffic rights on Melbourne – Christchurch sector. Reservation for this route opened on Tuesday Morning local time in Taiwan.