Mt Tongariro Eruption – update 2

Press Release – Air New Zealand Public Affairs

Air New Zealand advises that flights operating to some airports east of Mount Tongariro may be delayed or cancelled as a result of the eruption at Mount Tongariro.21 November 2012

Mt Tongariro Eruption – update 2

Air New Zealand advises that flights operating to some airports east of Mount Tongariro may be delayed or cancelled as a result of the eruption at Mount Tongariro.

Air New Zealand is working closely with the Civil Aviation Authority, the MetService and other authorities to keep up to date with ash movement and forecasts.

Air New Zealand General Manager Airline Operations and Safety, and Chief Pilot, Captain David Morgan says the airline is working with the relevant authorities to safely make adjustments to flight routes to ensure aircraft remain clear of any ash and keep providing a safe service to the travelling public.

Passengers are advised to check the Air New Zealand website for flight arrivals and departures information which will be constantly updated throughout the day.

ENDS

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