Air Chathams Convair retirement

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Air Chathams Convair retirement

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https://mailchi.mp/airchathams/air-chat ... tes-369954

Our beautiful Convairs will remain in operation through until 2021 when we will start to phase them out completely. It will be a sad day when we witness our last Convair service. They have been the backbone of our airline for a quarter century!
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...picture made on 05 feb 2021:
https://www.instagram.com/p/CK7dHmBM4Sa/
Just after our DC-3 left for Tauranga and just before our ATR arrived from the Chathams.
A great photo taken this morning of our planes and hangar at aucklandairport.
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...it looks like the final Convair 580 will be retired by Air Chathams in August/September 2021:
https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/news/123 ... r-chathams

Also:
https://sh1.sendinblue.com/vdneggmett7e ... 1618455077
Following the announcement of the trans-Tasman bubble,
we're excited to announce that we're resuming flights to and from Norfolk Island from May 27th, 2021.

Our timetable has been adjusted to see us flying from New Zealand to Norfolk Island on Thursdays departing Auckland at 10:30am allowing easy connections from domestic flights.
Flights will arrive back into Auckland at 4:45pm, again allowing for easy transit to destinations outside of Auckland.


We'll also be introducing a new aircraft type on this route - the Saab 340.
If you've travelled between Auckland and Whanganui or Kapiti with us before,
you'll have experienced the comfortable and spacious interior of this popular aircraft
that will be flying with our famous inflight service of Tim Tams!
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