Air New Zealand to resume Auckland-Shanghai service
Pre-Covid-19 Air New Zealand operated seven services per week on its Auckland-Shanghai route, however the route has been suspended since early February due to the outbreak.
Air New Zealand General Manager Networks Scott Carr says the airline will operate one return service per week on its Auckland-Shanghai route with the first flight departing Auckland on 22 June.
"Shanghai was the first route to be impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and government travel restrictions, so it's pleasing to be able to resume operating passenger services on this route from Monday."
"While we have been operating some dedicated cargo flights between Auckland and Shanghai, it's great to be able to now open these services up for passengers to book and we expect Chinese nationals in New Zealand wanting to return to China, or New Zealanders in China seeking to return home, will look to use these services."
From 22 June
From 24 June
The schedule for Auckland-Shanghai is as follows:
From 22 June
From 24 June
The airline announced last week it will resume services to Narita, Tokyo from 25 June with one return service a week to operate on that route. Customers travelling on this service will also be subject to government border controls.
Issued by Air New Zealand Communications.
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