American Airlines plans to launch service to New Zealand in June 2016, the latest move by US carriers as they boost their presence in the Australasian market. The airline intends to fly from Los Angeles to Auckland daily, using Boeing 787-8s. It will codeshare on the route with its oneworld alliance partner Qantas. American and Qantas had previously signaled their interest in US-New Zealand flights when they applied for an expanded joint venture on Australia-US services. The New Zealand ...

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