NEW ZEALAND: Air NZ pulls transpacific freighter

Air New Zealand is planning to return a B747-400F aircraft leased from Atlas Air, marking the end of the carrier’s round-the-world freighter operation from its home base via Europe to the USand back to New Zealand. The gap left by the Kiwi carrier’s withdrawal is to be quickly filled by a twice weekly B747-400F freighter […]


Air New Zealand is planning to return a B747-400F aircraft leased from Atlas Air, marking the end of the carrier’s round-the-world freighter operation from its home base via Europe to the USand back to New Zealand.

The gap left by the Kiwi carrier’s withdrawal is to be quickly filled by a twice weekly B747-400F freighter service between the US and New Zealand operated by Qantas Freight.