Air NZ grounds 777 fleet for a year

Staff reporters
Thu, 10 Sep 2020

Air New Zealand is parking its Boeing 777 fleet until at least September 2021 as the recovery of the international network looks to be slower than initially thought.“The recent resurgence of cases in NZ is a reminder that this is a highly volatile situation. We are not anticipating a return to any 777 flying until September 2021 at the earliest, which is why we have made the decision to ground the fleet until at least this time next year," chief operating officer Carrie Hurihanganui said. In May, the airline grounded the majorit...

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