Air NZ runs mercy flights for Germans escaping Canada

By Victoria Young | Thu, 26 Mar 2020


Air New Zealand is sending pilots and crew to Vancouver today to charter flights for the German government. A source close to the operation told BusinessDesk the national carrier will charter 25 flights from Vancouver to Frankfurt in a four-week operation for the German government. The person said that the first tranche of people involved in the operation - 12 pilots and 12 cabin crew - are scheduled to fly on flight NZ24 - Auckland to Vancouver - which is scheduled to fly at 8.05pm tonight.The first flight is scheduled to go to Frank...