Air New Zealand NW18 International service changes as of 06SEP18

Air New Zealand in the last few days filed additional changes to its planned Northern winter 2018/19 long-haul operation, between 28OCT18 and 30MAR19.

Latest adjustment, includes changes appeared on Thursday (06SEP18), as follow. This list excludes previously reported changes on Trans-Tasman routes.

Auckland – Houston Operational aircraft variations
28OCT18 – 25NOV18 789 Day x26
26NOV18 – 30MAR19 Mix of 777-200ER and -300ER (787-9 on 28NOV18)

Auckland – Papeete eff 05NOV18 1 of 3 weekly service operated by leased Singapore Airlines 777-200ER
Auckland – Rarotonga eff 28OCT18 Selected flights to be operated by leased Singapore Airlines 777-200ER throughout the season
Auckland – Taipei Taoyuan Planned service resumption with 787-9 unchanged, however operational frequency revised to following:
01NOV18 – 31JAN19 3 weekly (Day 246)
01FEB19 – 10FEB19 5 weekly (Day x13)
11FEB19 – 30MAR19 3 weekly (Day 246)

Rarotonga – Los Angeles eff 28OCT18 1 weekly service operated by leased Singapore Airlines 777-200ER
Sydney – Rarotonga eff 28OCT18 1 weekly service operated by leased Singapore Airlines 777-200ER

Previously reported long-haul changes as follow:
Auckland – Buenos Aires Ezeiza eff 03DEC18 Planned increase from 5 to 6 weekly cancelled. 777-200ER continues operating this route
Auckland – Chicago O’Hare
eff 30NOV18 787-9 operates 3 weekly, new route
Auckland – Los Angeles NZ006/005 operated by leased EVA Air 777-300ER aircraft on following dates (Adjustment appeared on 29AUG18):
October 2018: 28, 30
November 2018: 02, 04, 06, 10, 15, 17, 24, 26, 29
December 2018: 01, 03, 06, 08, 10, 12, 14, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31
January 2019: 01, 02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31
February 2019: 02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25
March 2019: 01, 03, 08, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 22, 24, 26, 29

Auckland – Tokyo Haneda 23DEC18 – 12JAN19 777-200ER replaces 787-9, 3 weekly
Auckland – Vancouver
eff 28OCT18 777-200ER continues operating, replacing previously planned 787-9
10DEC18 – 09FEB19 Planned service increase from 7 to 8-9 weekly cancelled
Following dates operated by 777-300ER instead of -200ER: 28OCT18, 10NOV18, 17NOV18, 01DEC18


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