Qan­tas part­ners with Amer­i­can

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Qan­tas is to part­ner with Amer­i­can Air­lines on the Auck­land to Los An­ge­les route from 25 June. This will be a re­turn to this mar­ket for Amer­i­can Air­lines, who were last in New Zealand 24 years’ ago. Out for the spe­cial fare an­nounce­ment at the Sea­far­ers Screen­ing Room in Auck­land were air­line ex­ec­u­tives from Ja­pan, Hong Kong and Syd­ney. The newly ap­pointed Qan­tas New Zealand, South Amer­ica and the Pa­cific Is­lands gen­eral man­ager Wez No­belius was also in at­ten­dance.

The spe­cial econ­omy fare of $799 re­turn Auck­land to Los An­ge­les was just a short lived two-day of­fer for book­ings made on 30 March to 1 April. “We are ex­cited to be back in New Zealand,” said Amer­i­can Air­lines vice pres­i­dent Asia Pa­cific, Er­wan Per­hirin.

Unique fea­tures on the Amer­i­can Air­lines ser­vice will be wifi through­out the cabin, a walk-up bar in Busi­ness Class, a Main Cabin Ex­tra Class [48 seats with ad­di­tional leg room] plus py­ja­mas in Busi­ness Class.

Qan­tas New Zealand, South Amer­ica and the Pa­cific Is­lands gen­eral man­ager Wez No­belius.

Amer­i­can Air­lines re­gional cor­po­rate com­mu­ni­ca­tions man­ager Asia Pa­cific, Berky Kong and gen­eral man­ager Aus­tralia and New Zealand, Si­mon Dodd.

Amer­i­can Air­lines vice pres­i­dent Asia Pa­cific Er­wan Per­hirin and Qan­tas ex­ec­u­tive man­ager in­ter­na­tional sales Stephen Thomp­son.

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