China Southern Airlines has moved up the date for introducing its Boeing 787s on routes to New Zealand, which will make it among the first to operate the 787 on scheduled services in Australasia. The airline was previously planning to introduce 787s between Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and Auckland International Airport from Dec. 4. However, the carrier has announced that it will begin 787 service on Oct. 28. No airline currently operates 787s to New Zealand or Australia, ...

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