Longhaul Review.

Air New Zealand CEO Rob Fyfe announced that longhaul services were under review in the face of NZ$1 million per week losses.

ZK-OKM Stopped for Premium Economy Reconfiguration.

Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKM was removed from traffic at Auckland this morning after arriving as NZ1 from London Heathrow and Los Angeles. The aircraft will now have the Premium Economy cabin reconfigured with one less row of seats.

747-400 Xiamen Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 747-419 ZK-NBV operated NZ99 Auckland – Tokyo Narita today then positioned to Xiamen as NZ6042. At Tokyo Nartia Boeing 747-475 ZK-SUH, fresh from maintenance at Xiamen, took over for the return NZ90 to Osaka and Auckland.

B777-300ER to Nadi.

The NZ52/NZ53 Auckland – Nadi rotation was today operated by Boeing 777-300ER ZK-OKO.

747-400s Head to Las Vegas.

Boeing 747-419s ZK-NBV and ZK-NBW departed Auckland today for Las Vegas as NZ1016 and NZ1014 respectively .The aircraft will return from Las Vegas on 11 August (arrive Auckland 13 August) as NZ1017 and NZ1003 respectively. The flights were advertised on the grabaseat web site to celebrate the web site operating for five years.