Hong Kong Airlines will launch a daily service between Hong Kong and Auckland from November 10.
The new service is part of the airline’s continued expansion in the Antipodes, which saw it launch year-round services to Cairns and Gold Coast earlier this year.
The Hong Kong–Auckland route will be operated by an A330-200, which will feature a two-class configuration, with 24 seats in business and 259 in economy.
Flight HX021 will depart Hong Kong at 1520 and arrive in Auckland at 0730 the following day. The return flight, HX022 will then take off from Auckland at 0930 before touching back down in Hong Kong at 1555.
Reservations for the new route has opened, and is now available for booking through the Hong Kong Airlines website.
Li Dianchun, chief commercial officer of Hong Kong Airlines, said: “According to official figures by New Zealand Government, as of March 2016, the total number of visitors from Hong Kong and China has recorded a rise of 19.1 per cent and 27.8 per cent respectively.
“Leveraging on our connectivity in Asia via the international hub Hong Kong, we believe this Hong Kong Airlines new service to Auckland will be welcomed by passengers from Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chengdu, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Okinawa, Tokyo, Bangkok and Taipei, offering them more travel options.”
For more information, visit hongkongairlines.com