Direct Flights from Auckland to New York

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Air New Zealand Announces 17-Hour Direct Flight to New York Passengers from New Zealand can soon fly direct to New York City in about 17 hours with the country’s national airline announcing a new long-haul route. Air New Zealand will begin operating flights between Auckland Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner planes from 17th September 2022. Ticket prices will start at around $1,400 for a return trip. At […]

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What Is Overbooking and Why Do Airlines Do It?

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What Is Overbooking and Why Do Airlines Do It? Many airlines overbook their flights and end up “bumping” passengers.. Meaning they sell more tickets than there are seats on the plane. But why do they do it? What happens to passengers who arrive at the airport only to learn that their seat is already taken? Like any business, airlines want to make money. So, they try to fill as many seats on each plane as […]

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Tips for Surviving a Long Haul Flight

Tips for Surviving a Long Haul Flight In 2008 Singapore Airlines broke the record for the world’s longest commercial flight. The flight from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey, travels 16,700 kilometres in about 18.5 hours. There are no economy seats on the flight – just premium economy and business class seats. Most travel writers recommend flying business or first class for long-haul flights, but how do you survive if you can’t afford to upgrade? A common fear for […]

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