Tianjin Airlines starting on December 21, 2016 will begin to operate nonstop Chongqing-Auckland service three times a week using 260-seat Airbus A330 aircraft.
The outbound flight is scheduled to depart from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 00:30, arriving at Auckland at 18:00 (13.5 hour flight time).
The return flight departs from Auckland at 21:00, arriving at Chongqing at 05:30 the following morning (12.5 hours).
The Chongqing-Auckland route is the first New Zealand route from Chongqing.
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