Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon has confirmed its first Boeing 787-9 route will be between Auckland and Perth in Western Australia when the airline takes delivery of the aircraft next year. The route will be in cooperation with Virgin Australia. Luxon said the routes to follow will be from Auckland to Tokyo Narita and Shanghai Pudong. The aircraft will feature 18 seats in business premier class, 21 in premium economy and 263 seats in economy, which include 14 Skycouch rows. Air ...

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