Air New Zealand Trans-Tasman service changes in NW18

Air New Zealand on Monday (08APR18) opened reservation for additional service for Trans-Tasman flights, as the airline ends joint venture partnership with Virgin Australia. Planned changes for Northern winter 2018/19 season as follows.

Auckland – Brisbane eff 06DEC18 Increase from 17 to 20 weekly
Auckland – Gold Coast Expanded period for daily service, scheduled from 11DEC18 to 05FEB19 (previous plan: 18DEC18 – 07JAN19). Off-peak season will see up to 5 weekly flights
Auckland – Melbourne eff 29OCT18 Increase from 4 to 5 daily on weekdays
NZ721 AKL0730 – 0935MEL 320 x67
NZ720 MEL1035 – 1610AKL 320 x6

Auckland – Sydney eff 28OCT18 Increase from 5 to 6 daily
NZ109 AKL1300 – 1435SYD 772 D
NZ112 SYD1550 – 2055AKL 772 D

NZ109/112 operates as NZ709/712 on Day 23 with A320, 30OCT18 – 21NOV18

Christchurch – Brisbane eff 30OCT18 Increase from 7 to 10-13 weekly (up to 13 weekly during 17DEC18 – 01FEB19 period)
NZ807 CHC0620 – 0715BNE 320 x6
NZ806 BNE0830 – 1500CHC 320 x6

Christchurch – Melbourne eff 28OCT18 Increase from 7 to 11-14 weekly (up to 13/14 weekly during 17DEC18 – 03FEB19 period)
NZ893 CHC1600 – 1755MEL 320 x6
NZ896 MEL1855 – 0020+1CHC 320 D

Queenstown – Brisbane eff 18DEC18 Service resumption since October 2015, 3-4 weekly
NZ861 ZQN1550 – 1635BNE 32- x146
NZ860 BNE0800 – 1430ZQN 320 x146

Service operates Day 357 06FEB19 – 29MAR19

Queenstown – Sydney Additional flights scheduled on selected dates
28OCT18 – 09DEC18 Increase from 6 to 8 weekly
31MAR19 – 14MAR19 Increase from 4 to 5 weekly
21MAR19 – 28MAR19 Increase from 6 to 8 weekly

Wellington – Brisbane eff 17DEC18 Service resumption since October 2011, 4-5 weekly
NZ827 WLG0610 – 0700BNE 320 x16
NZ828 BNE1735 – 0005+1WLG 320 x16

Service operates Day x247 04FEB19 – 30MAR19

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