An Air New Zealand Dreamliner cargo plane will return on May 20 at Tahiti Alpha Airport. No passengers on board, just freight bound for Polynesia, waiting weeks in Auckland.
Air New Zealand Dreamliner 787 will be back in Tahiti soon! The scheduled date is May 20, even if it will take off from New Zealand on May 21, due to the time difference. On board, there are no passengers but shipping delays in Auckland. In fact, due to the health crisis, regular flights with New Zealand are currently suspended.
This cargo flight, which is Kiwie’s third since March, will be able to “Transportation of up to 45 tons of cargo”Crystal Poli, Air New Zealand’s president of Polynesia explains. Due to the current low traffic, the company occasionally leases one of its planes to a local lessee, the Jaff Express. Responsible for filling it with freight, on the outward journey as well as on return, to amortize costs. Last month, on the second cargo flight from New Zealand, the charterer in question switched to Air Tahiti Nui.
Thus this next trip will be an opportunity for those who are waiting for packages from New Zealand or have to send them to apply to their own shipping agent.
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