Hong Kong Airlines is to launch daily flights to
Auckland, New Zealand on 10 November 2016.
The airline will operate the route with
Airbus A332 aircraft configured with 283 seats, 24 of which are
business class seats.
Located on the North Island of New
Zealand, Auckland is surrounded by two different harbours on the
east and west side of the city.
only is it the most populous area on the North Island, but Auckland,
with its stunning natural scenery close by and mild weather, is repeatedly named
as one of the world’s most livable cities.
You can be almost anywhere in just half an hour's
drive from the city centre, including sailing to an island, bungee jumping from the
Auckland Bridge, trekking through the rainforest, sampling wines
at a vineyard or enjoying the Art Gallery or Aquarium.
“With the success of our service to Australia earlier this year,
Hong Kong Airlines is more than delighted to announce this second
long haul service, operating daily to Auckland, New Zealand,” said Mr. Li
Dianchun, Chief Commercial Officer of Hong Kong Airlines. “There
has been a steady increase year-on-year in the number of Hong Kong
and China travellers visiting New Zealand. According to official
figures by New Zealand Government, as of March 2016, the total
number of visitors from Hong Kong and China has risen by
19.1% and 27.8% respectively. Leveraging on our connectivity in
Asia via the international hub of Hong Kong, we believe the launch
of flights to Auckland will be welcomed by
passengers from Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chengdu, Nanjing,
Hangzhou, Okinawa, Tokyo, Bangkok and Taipei, offering them more
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