Hong Kong Airlines begins inaugural service to Auckland

Hong Kong Airlines has begun daily direct service to Auckland with an inaugural flight on November 11, the company said.

The company said to commemorate the launch, celebrations were held both at Hong Kong International Airport and Auckland Airport.

Hong Kong Airlines´ chief commercial officer Li Dianchun said the company has increased service to 10 times weekly beginning December 11 through February 13, 2017. The company expects strong demand out of the New Zealand market to Hong Kong and service to Asia.

Hong Kong Airlines is a full-service airline based in Hong Kong, with an operating fleet of 34 aircraft, (nine Airbus A330-300s, nine Airbus A330-200s and 11 Airbus A320s) and five freighters (Airbus A330-200Fs).