Air New Zealand adds more flights to its North American routes
Air New Zealand is adding more flights to its North American schedule. The popularity of the airline’s service between Los Angeles and Auckland will see the airline step up frequency next year from twice daily to three times a day on three days of the week.
From Los Angeles, Air New Zealand will add a third flight operating on Monday, Thursday and Saturday between April and October 2015, representing a 20% boost in total capacity. The additional flight will depart Los Angeles later than the current schedule, accommodating later connections from across the US while still arriving into Auckland at 7am in time for passengers to connect seamlessly to domestic New Zealand and Australia flights. On the return from Auckland, the extra flight will arrive in Los Angeles earlier, making onward connections to the East Coast easier.
Air New Zealand is increasing the number of flights from San Francisco during peak season (December 2014 – March 2015), including double daily non-stop flights from San Francisco to Auckland on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. This will be the first time the airline has operated more than daily service on this route.
Air New Zealand is now flying their newest aircraft, the Boeing 777-300, from San Francisco. This aircraft has the new premium economy seat design where seats are in pairs of two and recline within their own space so you never lose your legroom.