American Airlines to launch Christchurch and Auckland services from Oct-2020

    American Airlines announced (28-Oct-2019) plans to launch the following services, subject to government approval:

    • Los Angeles-Christchurch: Three times weekly with Boeing 787-8 equipment from 25-Oct-2020 to 26-Mar-2021;
    • Dallas Fort Worth-Auckland: Three times weekly with 787-9 from 25-Oct-2020 to 27-Mar-2021, increasing to daily from 01-Dec-2020.

    Qantas Airways will codeshare on the services. The carriers will provide the most services from the US to Australia and New Zealand from 2020.