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Air NZ adds more Japan services

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 7, 2014
photo - Rob Finlayson
photo – Rob Finlayson

Air New Zealand has announced it will increase its capacity on services to Japan by 30 per cent from November.

The airline said the increase is in response to a recent advertising campaign conducted with Tourism New Zealand.

“As a result Air New Zealand will add around 30 per cent extra capacity to the Japan route between mid-November this year and the end of March 2015,” General Manager Japan Scott Carr said in a statement. “This will also see the airline operate a year-round daily direct service between Japan and New Zealand for the first time since 2007.”

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The airline will operate a daily service between Auckland and Tokyo Narita, and a thrice weekly service between Christchurch and Narita.

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4 Comments

  • stuart Lawrence

    says:

    Yes and look at air new Zealand increasing services and Qantas cutting back flights. If only Qantas had good management and luck like air new Zealand

  • Marc

    says:

    Air NZ is run by business people. Qantas is run by unions + bureaucracy = fail.

  • Blair

    says:

    No luck involved. Good business decisions. Simple.
    Agree with above comments, Aus unions….., need I say anymore!

  • Dee

    says:

    A shame J.B. hasn’t noticd the lack of direct BNE-NRT services, choices are JQ out of OOL, or QF and JAL from SYD. I’m flying SYD/NRT return in tthree weeks, and JAL has P.E. seats for $2000 ret, JQ was more expensive in their *Class, even with a MCY/SYD/MCY extra on VA.
    Just three A330-200’s a week would from BNE would be great, and I bet they would fly full!!!!!

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