Air New Zealand has today announced it will start operating non-stop flights between Auckland and Taipei from November 2018.
The airline will fly up to five times a week between Auckland and Taipei's Taoyuan International Airport from November, with NZ77 departing Auckland at 10:35am and arriving in Taipei at 4:50pm local time. NZ78 will depart Taipei at 6:30pm local time, arriving in Auckland at 10:20am+1.
With a flight time of just over 11 hours, the service from Auckland to the central Asian destination will be operated by Air New Zealand's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
The service is subject to government and regulatory approvals.
Source: Air New Zealand