Qantas has marked seven years of RNP operations into Queenstown, New Zealand. The airline was the first to fly RNP procedures at Queenstown, on Sept. 9 2004, and its Boeing 737-800 operations there represent the world’s highest current RNP capability (RNP 0.10). Together with other new technology, such as cockpit heads-up displays, Qantas can operate to a lower minimum altitude on approach to Queenstown than any other airline. Since launching RNP flights in Queenstown, Qantas ...

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