Air New Zealand announces capacity adjustments on Shanghai and Hong Kong routes

Shanghai products and services are now suspended until eventually 29 March as a consequence of international travel bans influencing crew logistics and buyer bookings. The resumption of these products and services is dependent on a improve in position of international travel limitations. The health and fitness and protection of the airline’s crew and prospects is paramount and re-entry into Shanghai in particular will also be subject matter to direction from the New Zealand Ministry of Wellbeing and Air New Zealand Health-related team.

From 30 March, Shanghai products and services will be adjusted from 7 return products and services per 7 days to a return provider every 2nd working day by way of to 30 April. Hong Kong products and services, now operated by Cathay Pacific, will resume on Air New Zealand plane from 29 March and will be adjusted from 7 return products and services per 7 days to 4 return products and services per 7 days from 21 April – 31 Might.

Air New Zealand Main Income Officer Cam Wallace suggests the airline remains dedicated to its Shanghai and Hong Kong products and services despite the influence of the coronavirus.

“We have this 7 days conveyed to officials in China our intention to resume products and services from April subject matter to the existing travel limitations becoming lifted and the appropriate medical tips from the New Zealand Ministry of Wellbeing and our possess Health-related Group. We are grateful for officials’ comprehension of our short-term suspension of Shanghai products and services,” Mr Wallace suggests.

“Clearly, the coronavirus has had an influence on bookings into Shanghai and Hong Kong, and our agenda for April and Might will reflect this with a lessen flight frequency.”

Air New Zealand will instantly get in touch with prospects influenced by these changes in the coming 7 days. Clients booked by way of a travel agent (which include on the web travel agents) will be contacted by their reserving agent. The most current details will also be posted on the Vacation Alerts part of the Air New Zealand web-site and prospects are inspired to check out this, just before contacting the airline’s get in touch with centre. Clients are also welcome to instantly information the airline by way of its social media channels.

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