While Air New Zealand's first Airbus A321neo won't enter commercial service until November 23 2018, the aircraft has already made a brief stop in Australia.
Air New Zealand plans to begin Airbus A321neo commercial flights from November 12 2018. Its first A321neo has been painted in all-black livery.
Air NZ expects all necessary inspections for its Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines that power its Boeing 787-9s will be completed within the next 12 months.
Brisbane has welcomed Australia’s first Airbus A321neo passenger service with the arrival of Philippine Airlines’ inaugural flight with the next-generation narrowbody. Flight PR221, operated by A321neo RP-C9930, touched down at Brisbane Airport a little after 0900 on Tuesday after the seven and a half hour, 3,125nm journey from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The aircraft