747-400 ZK-SUH Returns to Auckland.

Boeing 747-475 ZK-SUH positioned Rockhampton – Auckland this morning as NZ6080 following three days of operating Darwin – Rockhampton military charters.

747-400 ZK-SUH Operates Darwin – Rockhampton Charters.

Air New Zealand Boeing 747-475 ZK-SUH operated two Darwin – Rockhampton military charters today flying the following schedule. NZ1970 Darwin – Rockhampton passenger charter, NZ6071 Rockhampton – Darwin positioning flight, NZ1972 Darwin – Rockhampton positioning flight.

ZK-OJN NZ938 Evasive Action Incident.

Airbus A320 ZK-OJN operating NZ938 Coolangatta/Gold Coast – Auckland was over the Hauraki Gulf around ten minutes from landing at Auckland when it was forced to take evasive action to avoid a private aircraft on a scenic flight following an aircraft proximity warning. No injuries occured

ZK-OKQ Makes Warbirds Over Wanaka Flight.

Crazy About Rugby liveried Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKQ appeared as part of the Warbirds Over Wanaka display today. The aircraft initially positioned Auckland – Wellington as NZ6693 before operating Wellington – Auckland as NZ6694 including the Wanaka flypast.

ZK-OKP NZ1 Minneapolis-St Paul Medical Diversion.

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKP operating the London Heathrow – Los Angeles leg of NZ1 London Heathrow – Los Angeles – Auckland, diverted via Minneapolis-St Paul today due to a medical situation on board. This is the first appearance of an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300ER at Minneapolis-St Paul.

ZK-OKO Townsville Charter.

Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKO positioned Auckland – Townsville this morning as NZ6021 then operated a passenger charter Tonwsville – Brisbane as NZ1962 before positioning Brisbane – Auckland as NZ6062. This was the first appearance of an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300ER at Townsville.

ZK-OKP Fiji Flooding Rescue Flights.

Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKP operated an additional Auckland – Nadi rotation today as NZ6802/NZ6803 following the recent closure of Nadi airport due to flooding. As a result today’s NZ752/NZ753 Auckland – Nadi A320 rotation was cancelled.

ZK-NCL Returns from Sydney.

Boeing 767-319ER ZK-NCL positioned Brisbane – Auckland this morning as NZ6068 following yesterday’s Honiara operations.

ZK-SUH Fiji Flooding Rescue Flight.

Boeing 747-475 ZK-SUH positioned Auckland – Nadi as NZ6010 today in order to operate a Nadi – Auckland flight as NZ6801 carrying passengers who were stranded by the closure of Nadi airport due to floods.

Fiji Flooding Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today due to the Fiji Flooding:

NZ755 Auckland – Nadi

NZ754 Nadi – Auckland.

ZK-NCL Honiara – Brisbane Charter.

Boeing 767-319ER ZK-NCL positioned Auckland – Honiara this morning as NZ6060 in order to operate a Honiara – Brisbane flight as NZ1967.

Fiji Flood Cancellations.

Due to the flooding in Fiji the following flights did not operate today:

NZ56 Auckland – Nadi

NZ57 Nadi – Auckland.