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October 23, 2017 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Air New Zealand will operate additional capacity between Christchurch and Wellington over the weekend of 11-12 November to help football fans see the All Whites take on Peru in the FIFA World Cup – Intercontinental Playoff.

The airline has seen significant demand for bookings to and from Wellington over the match weekend and has already announced a number of extra services between Auckland and the capital.

Additional services between Christchurch and Wellington include:

Flight Number Date Departs Arrives Aircraft
NZ5460 11 November CHC – 1035 WLG – 1135 ATR
NZ5462 11 November CHC – 1135 WLG – 1235 ATR
NZ5347 12 November WLG – 1035 CHC – 1135 ATR
NZ5353 12 November WLG – 1205 CHC – 1305 ATR
NZ5361 12 November WLG – 1405 CHC – 1505 ATR

Tickets for the additional services on Saturday 11 November and Sunday 12 November are available for sale now at

The airline is continuing to monitor demand and is exploring the possibility of further services.

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