Air New Zealand suspends Vanuatu flights over runway safety concerns

Fiona Rotherham
Fri, 22 Jan 2016

By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand is suspending services between Auckland and Vanuatu due to concerns about the deteriorating condition of the runway at Port Vila International Airport. General manager flight operations Stephen Hunt said the airline had decided to suspend services before the situation becomes unsafe and it will use additional safety measures to operate one more return service between Auckland and Vanuatu this Sunday to repatriate customers on the Pacific Island. Air New Zealand flies one servi...

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