Air New Zealand Suspends Vanuatu Service from late-Jan 2016

Air New Zealand today (22JAN16) announced service suspension to Vanuatu, as it schedules last Auckland – Port Vila flight on Sunday, 24JAN16. This route is currently served once a week with Airbus A320 aircraft.

NZ788 AKL0940 – 1100VLI 320 7
NZ789 VLI1210 – 1715AKL 320 7

The Star Alliance member will also cancel codeshare service with Air Vanuatu, although the latter will continue to operate 2 weekly flights. In a press statement, Air New Zealand cited the on-going runway condition at Port Vila Airport is the main reason for service suspension.