Air New Zealand starts 787-9 flights between Auckland and Adelaide

    Air New Zealand announced its first scheduled Boeing 787-9 service from Auckland to Adelaide operated on 26-Oct-2017. The aircraft will operate three times weekly return services through to 25-Mar-2018. 787-9 frequencies will be complemented by A320 services. The introduction of the new aircraft sees increases Air New Zealand’s capacity between Auckland and Adelaide by up to 23% over the peak season. It also allows the airline to offer its ‘Business Premier’ and premium economy seat products on the route for the first time. [more – original PR]