Air New Zealand announced a series of changes to its international route network with an increased focus on profitability. The airline will suspend its daily 777-200ER service to Singapore and will not relaunch its twice-weekly 747 summer flights from Christchurch to Los Angeles. ANZ said O&D traffic to Singapore accounted for just 5% of passengers on the service, with most flying on to Europe, which can be served just as well through Hong Kong. Its market share is less than 30%. ...

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