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NZ038 Delayed At TPE For 20 Hours.  
User currently offlineJiml1126 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2616 times:

Air New Zealand flight NZ038 was forced to delay 20 hours after the pilot found technical problems on the 767 on July 6. Due to the tarmac at TPE was full and TPE was hit by thunder storms, the plane was forced to divert to another area at TPE. NZ asked Qantas for help about the problem.

The plane finally took-off on July 7th 1530LT, 20 hrs after the original departure time. The long delay was due to no available spare parts in TPE. The spare parts were sent from Japan.

231 passengers were sent to airport hotel, and NZ offered free meal and telephone cards. No major complains from the passengers.


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User currently offlineAirNewZealand From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 2542 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2578 times:

Well done AirNZ!!!

Anywayz, Great load for a TPE flight!! most surprising actually, as i have heard that this route was not doing too well!!

Cheers
Mike


User currently offlineJiml1126 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2562 times:

Expect some full load this summer, as Taiwanese now prefers Australia and NZ as the travel destination since September 11.

User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5337 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2507 times:

Anyone no which 763 it was? Yes 231 is a really good load for TPE! Usually 31 would be about right.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy Better safe than sorry so good job Air NZ!

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