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Paint peeling on Air NZ Dreamliners

Denise McNabb
Thu, 23 Dec 2021

Paint peeling on Air NZ Dreamliners
Some of Air New Zealand's Dreamliner fleet need a wee touch-up. (Image: supplied)
Denise McNabb
Thu, 23 Dec 2021
Peeling paint, the scourge of airlines flying the new wave carbon composite planes, has struck Air New Zealand’s 787-9 Dreamliners. As a result, the planes, with their distinct black fuselages will head to Boeing’s US paint shop for repainting from May.Air New Zealand has assured the issue is only cosmetic and that it had no impact on the safety, structure or integrity of the aircraft.In a written response to BusinessDesk, a spokesperson said: "We have been working closely with Boeing to resolve the problem immediately as well...

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