Air New Zealand, Boeing’s 787-9 launch customer, has slightly delayed plans to introduce the aircraft on additional long-haul routes. The airline was expecting to use the 787 on its Tokyo route in November, but is now aiming for early December. The Auckland-Shanghai route will also switch to 787s in December. Air New Zealand is due to receive its second 787-9 this month, and its third is expected in October. The carrier is using its first 787 on the daily Auckland-Perth route, and ...

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