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Reprise for Air New Zealand’s 747s as retirement postponed until 2014

Air New Zealand’s Boeing 747-400 fleet is getting a stay of execution thanks to a fresh delay to the 787-9.The 747 fleet was due to be retired by the end of next year but will now remain in service until the carrier’s first 787-9 is delivered sometime in 2014, chief financial officer Rob McDonald said.Air […]

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Air Pacific begins restructure with eye on new widebody aircraft

Better times ahead? Photograph: AirSpace user boeing777 Debt-ridden Loss-making carrier Air Pacific hopes to turn its prospects around by restructuring its schedule and fleet by retiring its Boeing 767 and adding a 737 as it finalises an imminent acquisition plan for widebody aircraft.The Fijian national carrier expects to announce its wide-body selection within a month, […]

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Qantas to retire 767s no later than 2018

Qantas expects 2018 to be the latest year by which it will retire its 26-strong Boeing 767 fleet.The indicative timing was the only forward projection of the airline’s fleet disclosed to a recent Macquarie conference.A Qantas spokesman says the carrier could look to retire its large-capacity domestic workhorse earlier than 2018 if deliveries of 787 […]

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