Manel From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (14 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1753 times:
My father has been looking for flights from Frankfurt to Auckland in Air New Zealand, and he says these flights are code-shared with Lufthansa. Does Air New Zealand fly to Frankfurt with their own aircraft?
Dutchjet From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 7864 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (14 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1692 times:
Everybody is correct: Air New Zealand flies FRA-LAX-NAN-AKL twice weekly with a 747-400; I think that the flights depart FRA on Friday and Saturday. On the other days of the week, it is possible to fly from FRA-LAX with Lufthansa (NZ codeshare flight number) and then on to AKL with NZ on their aircraft, but i think that the stopover time in LAX is very long under this scheme. Air New Zealand also has daily B747-400 service from LHR to LAX and continuing to AKL; thats it for NZ in Europe. NZ's service, in all classes, is great; have had wonderful flights with them on these ultra-long-haul routes. The only negative thing I can think of is that the ground time at LAX is spent in a horrible waiting area (even when you fly business, as the business lounge is on the other side of customs) with lots of confusion and an inadequate ground staff.
Aio86 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 929 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (14 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1683 times:
Along with the AKL-LAX-LHR/FRA there is also codesharing with Singapore Airlines. Air NZ flys to Singapore on a 767-300 and you can connect with Singapore 747-400s to Manchester, Frankfurt and London. Hope this helps.
ZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5440 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (14 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1661 times:
Air New Zealand's services to Frankfurt depart Auckland on Thursday's and Friday's with 744's in the evening operating via Nadi and Lax. These services arrive back in Auckland on Sunday and Monday morning with the Monday flight operating Lax Auckland direct.