Air New Zealand, citing an inability to attract sufficient third-party work and a lack of internal scale, is proposing to outsource heavy maintenance and engine overhauls for its long-haul fleet of 747s and 767s as well as its new 777s that begin arriving at the end of October. The work currently is done by Air New Zealand Engineering Services. Under the proposal, some 600 jobs would be eliminated out of an ANZES staff of 2,100, with work transferred to "a specialist large scale ...

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