More flights to the Sunshine Coast
Air New Zealand will operate up to three weekly services between Auckland and Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast in the peak summer months. This new season is in addition to the existing winter season from June to October.
Air New Zealand Chief Sales and Commercial Officer Cam Wallace says the new season will make it attractive for Sunshine Coast residents to hop over to New Zealand to enjoy the best of the Kiwi summer.
"Our existing service has proven popular with many New Zealand holidaymakers heading across the ditch for a mid-winter getaway, while this new summer season is expected to encourage more Australians to make the trip across to visit New Zealand.”
The new service will be operated by A320 aircraft and represents an 81 percent increase in seat capacity on the route over the 2014 season.
The additional seasonal service is subject to New Zealand and Australian regulatory approval.
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