Qatar arrives in Auckland

AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND February 6, 2017. A Qatar Airwayas 777 arrived at Auckland International Airport today to begin the new direct service from Doha to Auckland. (Mike Millett)

After a couple of false starts, Qatar Airways has commenced nonstop flights between Doha and New Zealand. The inaugural service QR920, operated by a Boeing 777-200LR, touched down at Auckland Airport at 0715 on Monday, after a 16-hour journey from Doha. The aircraft, A7-BBB, received a traditional … [Read more...]

FlyPelican begins Dubbo-Canberra flights

The arrival of FlyPelican's inaugural Dubbo-Canberra service. (Canberra Airport)

Cloudy skies in the nation's capital have greeted the arrival of FlyPelican’s inaugural Canberra-Dubbo service. Flight FP635, operated by 19-seat Jetstream 32 VH-OTE, landed a little after 1715 local time, after a one-hour trip from Dubbo. It is the regional carrier’s second route from Canberra, having … [Read more...]