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24/03/18 Air New Zealand and Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ884 Sydney – Christchurch
NZ5059 Auckland – Nelson
NZ5064 Nelson – Auckland
NZ8135 Auckland – Tauranga
NZ8136 Tauranga – Auckland
NZ8217 Whangarei – Auckland.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZH Auckland Test Flight.

Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 ZK-NZH, which has been under maintenance at Auckland since 6th December 2017 following engine issues, undertook an Auckland – Auckland test flight this afternoon as NZ6234.

22/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5068 Nelson – Auckland
NZ5371 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5648 Queenstown – Christchurch
NZ5776 Christchurch – Napier
NZ8308 Nelson – Wellington
NZ8725 Wellington – Blenheim (more…)

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJB NZ846 Sydney Technical Return.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJB operating NZ846 Sydney – Wellington was just over an hour into the flight this morning when it turned back to Sydney for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight was subsequently cancelled. The aircraft was able to position Sydney – Wellington during the evening as NZ6015.

20/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5813 Hamilton – Wellington
NZ5975 Nelson – Christchurch
NZ8132 Tauranga – Auckland
NZ8722 Blenheim – Wellington
NZ8723 Wellington – Blenheim.

18/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ8104 Palmerston North – Auckland
NZ8119 Auckland – Palmerston North
NZ8226 Auckland – Whangarei.

17/03/18 Air New Zealand and Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ431 Auckland – Wellington
NZ5117 Auckland – Palmerston North
NZ5118 Palmerston North – Auckland
NZ8031 Auckland – New Plymouth
NZ8032 New Plymouth – Auckland
NZ8149 Auckland – Rotorua (more…)

15/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5100 Palmerston North – Auckland
NZ5189 Palmerston North – Christchurch
NZ8200 Blenheim – Auckland
NZ8205 Auckland – Blenheim
NZ8865 Auckland – Paraparaumu
NZ8868 Paraparaumu – Auckland
NZ8876 Invercargill – Wellington.

14/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5186 Christchurch – Palmerston North
NZ5337 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5341 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5360 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ5367 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5368 Christchurch – Wellington (more…)

13/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5004 Napier – Auckland
NZ5005 Auckland – Napier
NZ5025 Auckland – Napier
NZ5346 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ5353 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5622 Christchurch – Hamilton (more…)

12/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5014 Napier – Auckland
NZ5026 Napier – Auckland
NZ8217 Whangarei – Auckland
NZ8220 Auckland – Whangarei
NZ8221 Whangarei – Auckland
NZ8266 Auckland – Kerikeri (more…)

10/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ8131 Auckland – Tauranga
NZ8132 Tauranga – Auckland
NZ8230 Wellington – Rotorua
NZ8231 Rotorua – Wellington
NZ8832 Christchurch – Hokitika
NZ8835 Hokitika – Christchurch (more…)

09/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5030 New Plymouth – Auckland
NZ5062 Nelson – Auckland
NZ5069 Auckland – Nelson
NZ8091 Auckland – Taupo
NZ8092 Taupo – Auckland
NZ8163 Auckland – Gisborne (more…)

08/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5050 New Plymouth – Auckland
NZ5057 Auckland – New Plymouth
NZ5330 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ5336 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ5337 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5343 Wellington – Christchurch (more…)

07/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5047 Auckland – New Plymouth
NZ5050 New Plymouth – Auckland
NZ5062 Nelson – Auckland
NZ5069 Auckland – Nelson
NZ5122 Palmerston North – Auckland
NZ5125 Auckland – Palmerston North (more…)

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJA Positioning Flight.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJA, which spent the day out of service at Auckland following the weather cancellation of NZ408 Wellington – Auckland this morning, positioned Wellington – Auckland as NZ6204 early this evening then returned to service operating NZ461 Auckland – Wellington.

Air New Zealand B777-200ER ZK-OKC NZ92 RNZAF Ohakea Diversion.

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-219ER ZK-OKC operating NZ92 Tokyo Haneda – Auckland (depart Tokyo Haneda 5th March) diverted to RNZAF Ohakea early this afternoon due to reported drone activity around Auckland. The aircraft later continued RNZAF Ohakea – Auckland as NZ92D.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OXJ NZ530 Christchurch Diversion.

Air New Zealand A320SL ZK-OXJ operating NZ530 Christchurch – Auckland returned to Christchurch this morning due to fog at Auckland. As a result NZ535 Auckland – Christchurch was cancelled and the aircraft resumed its schedule operating NZ546 Christchurch – Auckland.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJR NZ412 Wellington Weather Return.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJR operating NZ412 Wellington – Auckland returned to Wellington this morning due to weather at Auckland. The aircraft positioned Wellington – Auckland as NZ6202 early this afternoon then returned to service operating NZ623 Auckland – Queenstown.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OXF NZ410 Wellington Weather Return.

Air New Zealand A320SL ZK-OXF operating NZ410 Wellington – Auckland returned to Wellington this morning due to weather at Auckland. The aircraft positioned Wellington – Christchurch as NZ6201 early this afternoon then returned to service operating NZ542 Christchurch – Auckland.

Air New Zealand B777-200ER ZK-OKE NZ80 Christchurch Diversion.

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-219ER ZK-OKE operating NZ80 Hong Kong – Auckland (depart Hong Kong 5th March) diverted to Christchurch this morning due to weather at Auckland. The aircraft later continued Christchurch – Auckland as NZ80D.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZG NZ90 RNZAF Ohakea Diversion.

Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 ZK-NZG operating NZ90 Tokyo Narita – Auckland (depart Tokyo Narita 5th March) diverted to RNZAF Ohakea this morning due to weather at Auckland. The aircraft later continued RNZAF Ohakea – Auckland as NZ90D.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJR Wellington Technical Issue.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJR overnighted at Wellington after arriving as NZ688 from Dunedin yesterday evening. However its first scheduled flight today as NZ406 Wellington – Auckland was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft positioned Wellington – Auckland as NZ6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating NZ631 Auckland – Queenstown.

04/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ8092 Taupo – Auckland
NZ8104 Palmerston North – Auckland
NZ8156 Rotorua – Auckland
NZ8221 Whangerei – Auckland
NZ8267 Kerikeri – Auckland
NZ8743 Christchurch – Dunedin
NZ8746 Dunedin – Christchurch.

03/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5181 Palmerston North – Christchurch
NZ5641 Christchurch – Queenstown
NZ5642 Queenstown – Christchurch
NZ5700 Invercargill – Christchurch
NZ5704 Invercargill – Christchurch
NZ5742 Dunedin – Christchurch.

02/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5356 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ5363 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5368 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ5373 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5753 Christchurch – Dunedin
NZ5756 Dunedin – Christchurch (more…)

01/03/18 Air New Zealand Link Cancellations.

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

NZ5326 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ5348 Christchurch – Wellington
NZ5353 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ5359 Wellington – Christchurch
NZ8109 Auckland – Palmerston North.