Air New Zealand's first 777-200ER delivered on Oct. 28 (ATWOnline, Oct. 31) marks the beginning of a significant ramp-up in capacity for the airline. ANZ's long-haul fleet currently consists of 5,251 available seats across 17 aircraft, but by early 2007 the fleet will consist of 6,826 available seats across 21 aircraft. "We have some catching up to do," said new CEO Rob Fyfe. "During the 1990s we only grew at 1% a year while the industry grew at 5% a year. We need to reestablish ...

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