Air New Zealand is boosting the capabilities of some of its core turboprop and jet aircraft types by investing in advanced avionics upgrades. The most significant of these moves is the airline’s decision to equip its ATR 72-600s to operate with a high level of required navigation performance–authorization required (RNP-AR). It is set to become the first carrier to use RNP-AR with ATR aircraft at an accuracy of 0.3/0.3, which means flying within 0.3 nautical miles of its ...

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