Air New Zealand to extend seasonal nonstop Auckland-Ho Chi Minh City service

    Air New Zealand announced (25-Sep-2017) it will continue to operate seasonal nonstop Auckland-Ho Chi Minh City service, following strong customer demand. For the 2018 season (23-Jun-2018 to 23-Oct-2018), the airline will operate twice weekly, using its Boeing 787-9 equipment. This will be the third consecutive year of Vietnam operations. Air New Zealand chief revenue officer Cam Wallace says there has been a huge appetite for travel to Vietnam by New Zealanders, with travel “particularly strong in the July school holidays”. [more – original PR]