Air New Zealand has its main hub in Auckland.
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In October 2005 Boeing delivered Air New Zealand's first Boeing 777-200ER (Extended Range) airplane. The airplane is the first of eight Boeing 777-200ERs, four of which are being leased through ILFC, which Air New Zealand will receive through 2006. The airline has selected Rolls Royce Trent 800 series engines for its 777 fleet.
In 2005 Air New Zealand used 8 Boeing 747-400 and 9 Boeing 767-300ER. From airbus they used 10 A 320 aircraft. Air New Zealand also used 15 Boeing 737-300.
In 2005 Air New Zealand flies between Auckland and Los Angeles. The 747-400 continue from Los Angeles to London and Frankfurt. They also have many destinations in the South Pacific, to Australia and Asia (Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok, Bali, ...)
In 2005 one 767-200ER was stored in Auckland and used for crash rescue training.
In 2003 they had a fleet of 8 Boeing 747-400, 12 Boeing 767, and 19 Boeing 737-300. They also used 4 Airbus A320. They have plans to replace some of the Boeing 737 with Airbus A320 airplanes. For smaller aircraft they used 10 ATR-72, 17 Saab 340A and 16 Beach 1900D.
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