31/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ2425 Palmerston North – Wellington
NZ2436 Wellington – Palmerston North
NZ8381 Auckland – Nelson.

Air New Zealand Posts NZ$71 Million Profit.

Air New Zealand today announced a NZ$71 million profit after tax for the 2012 financial year. Although this is 12% down on 2011 it is regarded as an excellent result in the current climate and shares rose 8.4% on the news.

30/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ2504 Wellington – Taupo
NZ2505 Taupo – Wellington
NZ8507 Nelson – Christchurch
NZ8580 Wellington – Rotorua
NZ8635 Rotorua – Wellington.

A320 ZK-OJC Returns from Noumea.

Following its Air Calendonie charter Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJC positioned Noumea – Auckland this afternoon as NZ6004.

28/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2455 Wellington – Blenheim
NZ2465 Wellington – Blenheim
NZ2472 Blenheim – Wellington
NZ2484 Blenheim – Wellington
NZ2801 Whangarei – Auckland
NZ8843 New Plymouth – Wellington
NZ8848 Wellington – New Plymouth.

27/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ2137 Auckland – Gisborne
NZ2154 Gisborne – Auckland
NZ2350 Rotorua – Auckland
NZ2531 Auckland – Whakatane
NZ2534 Whakatane – Auckland
NZ2606 Auckland – Kaitaia (more…)

26/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2661 Kerikeri – Auckland
NZ2869 Hokitika – Christchurch
NZ8155 Wellington – Nelson
NZ8384 Nelson – Auckland
NZ8455 Napier – Wellington.

25/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2202 Hamilton – Auckland
NZ2350 Rotorua – Auckland
NZ2351 Auckland – Rotorua
NZ2533 Auckland – Whakatane
NZ2546 Whakatane – Auckland
NZ2674 Auckland – Kerikeri (more…)

24/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ2134 Gisborne – Auckland
NZ2147 Auckland – Gisborne
NZ2151 Auckland – Gisborne
NZ2164 Blenheim – Auckland
NZ2167 Auckland – Blenheim
NZ2178 Blenheim – Auckland (more…)

23/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ5020 Wellington – Hamilton
NZ5089 Hamilton – Wellington
NZ5380 Queenstown – Christchurch.

22/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Flight Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2010 Wanaka – Christchurch
NZ2011 Christchurch – Wanaka
NZ2021 Hamilton – Wellington
NZ2051 Auckland – Wanganui
NZ2123 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2124 Christchurch – Blenheim (more…)

B767-300ER ZK-NCL NZ246 Brisbane Diversion.

Air New Zealand Boeing 767-319ER ZK-NCL operating NZ246 Denpasar – Auckland had begun its Tasman Crossing having passed south of Brisbane at 37,000 ft when it turned and headed back to Brisbane. The diversion appears to have been medical.

19/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2350 Rotorua – Auckland
NZ2361 Auckland – Rotorua
NZ8101 Wellington – Nelson
NZ8132 Nelson – Wellington
NZ8314 Wellington – Hamilton
NZ8469 Napier – Christchurch (more…)

18/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ2300 Timaru – Wellington
NZ2301 Wellington – Timaru
NZ2302 Timaru – Wellington
NZ2350 Auckland – Rotorua
NZ2434 Wellington – Palmerston North
NZ2435 Palmerston North – Wellington (more…)

17/08/12 Air New Zealand and Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand and Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ332 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ410 Wellington – Auckland
NZ504 Christchurch – Auckland
NZ2017 Christchurch – Wanaka
NZ2018 Wanaka – Christchurch
NZ2123 Blenheim – Christchurch (more…)

B737-300 ZK-NGR Dunedin Extra.

Air New Zealand Boeing 737-33A ZK-NGR operated an additional Christchurch – Dunedin rotation late this morning as NZ6737/NZ6738.

15/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2010 Wanaka – Christchurch
NZ2011 Christchurch – Wanaka
NZ2021 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2025 Hamilton – Wellington
NZ2050 Wanganui – Auckland
NZ2121 Blenheim – Christchurch (more…)

ZK-OJA NZ703 Auckland Return.

NZ703 Auckland – Sydney was forced to return to Auckland for the second time in four days today when Airbus A320 ZK-OJA encountered engine issues around an hour into the flight. The return NZ704 was cancelled. Passengers were re-booked onyo the later NZ719/NZ718 rotation which was operated by Boeing 777-219ER ZK-OKA in order to accommodate the extra load.

13/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ2015 Christchurch – Wanaka
NZ2016 Wanaka – Christchurch
NZ2097 Gisborne – Wellington
NZ2125 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2126 Christchurch – Blenheim
NZ2142 Gisborne – Auckland (more…)

B767-300ER ZK-NCG Auckland Test Flight.

Boeing 767-319ER ZK-NCG, which has been under maintenance at Auckland since 19th June, operated an Auckland – Auckland test flight today as NZ6003.

Odour Forces A320 ZK-OJC NZ703 Auckland Return.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJC operating NZ703 Auckland – Sydney returned to Auckland around 30 minutes after take off due to a mysterious odour on board. The flight and the return NZ7o4 were subsequently cancelled.

11/08/12 Air New Zealand and Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand and Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today as the Beech1900D groundings continued to bite:

NZ704 Sydney – Auckland
NZ2010 Wanaka – Christchurch
NZ2011 Christchurch – Wanaka
NZ2123 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2129 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2126 Christchurch – Blenheim (more…)

B747-400 ZK-NBV Operates Air Tahiti Nui Charter.

Air New Zealand Boeing 747-419 ZK-NBV operated Auckland – Papeete as NZ1962 as a charter on behalf of Air Tahiti Nui who were unable to operate their normal Papeete – Auckland rotation due to cabin crew industrial action.

08/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today, primarily due to the Beech 1900D inspections.

NZ2010 Wanaka – Christchurch
NZ2011 Christchurch – Wanaka
NZ2021 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2022 Auckland – Kerikeri
NZ2023 Kerikeri – Auckland
NZ2025 Hamilton – Wellington (more…)

Eagle Air Beech 1900D Fleet Stopped for Inspections.

The 18 strong Eagle Air Beech 1900D fleet have been stopped for inspections today following the discovery of hairline cracks in the tail of one aircraft during routing maintenance. Three of the first four aircraft to be inspected were discovered to be affected by the cracks.

07/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today  due to the eruption of Mount Tongariro on the North Island and the grounding of the Eagle Air Beech 1900D fleet.

NZ2121 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2126 Christchurch – Blenheim
NZ2128 Christchurch – Blenheim
NZ2130 Gisborne – Auckland
NZ2134 Gisborne – Auckland
NZ2137 Auckland – Gisborne (more…)

A320 ZK-OJA Positioning Flight.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJA positioned Christchurch – Queenstown this afternoon as NZ6003 in order to operate NZ833 Queenstown – Brisbane.

05/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ2163 Auckland – Blenheim
NZ2172 Blenheim – Auckland
NZ2801 Whangarei – Auckland
NZ2848 Auckland – Whangarei
NZ5377 Rotorua – Christchurch.

04/08/12 Air New Zealand Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link services did not operate today:

NZ2152 Gisborne – Auckland
NZ2533 Auckland – Whaketane
NZ2535 Auckland – Whaketane
NZ2546 Whaketane – Auckland
NZ2848 Auckland – Whangarei
NZ2851 Whangarei – Auckland (more…)

03/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2017 Christchurch – Wanaka
NZ2018 Wanaka – Christchurch
NZ2126 Christchurch – Blenheim
NZ2191 Whangarei – Auckland
NZ2223 Auckland – Masterton
NZ2224 Masterton – Auckland (more…)

B767-300ER ZK-NCI Operates Honiara – Adelaide Charter.

Air New Zealand Boeing 767-319ER ZK-NCI positioned Auckland – Honiara early this morning as NZ6003 in order to operate a Honiara – Adelaide charter as NZ1989. The aircraft then positioned Adelaide – Auckland as NZ6004.

B777-200ER ZK-OKC Operates Delayed NZ8

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-219ER ZK-OKC operated yesterday’s delayed NZ8 Auckland – San Francisco in the early hours of this morning in place of the usual Boeing 747-400. As there is no Boeing 777 flight crew waiting in San Francisco the same flight crew will operate the flight home following minimum rest as NZ7D.

A320 ZK-OJG Noumea Charter.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJG operated an Auckland – Noumea rotation this evening as NZ1962/NZ1963.

01/08/12 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

The following Air New Zealand Link flights did not operate today:

NZ2123 Blenheim – Christchurch
NZ2124 Christchurch – Blenheim
NZ2178 Blenheim – Auckland
NZ2191 Whangarei – Wellington
NZ2224 Masterton – Auckland
NZ2235 Gisborne – Wellington (more…)