Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) will start a daily direct service from Hong Kong International Airport to Auckland, New Zealand from November 2016. The Hong Kong-based carrier, which is a subsidiary of Haikou-based Hainan Airlines, will use Airbus A330-200 aircraft in a 283-seat configuration. HKA said the new route was driven partly by the surge in tourism numbers from China, and would build on the success of its existing 3X-weekly schedule to Australia, launched in January ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Hong Kong Airlines opens New Zealand route" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.