Air New Zealand planes parked on the tarmac at Auckland airport. File photo: AP
Air New Zealand planes parked on the tarmac at Auckland airport. File photo: AP
New Zealand

Air New Zealand says sorry for leaving behind bags on maiden New York to Auckland flight to take on more fuel

  • Around 40 passengers’ luggage was offloaded to make room for extra fuel on the 17-hour flight
  • The airline’s COO said the company is in touch with customers to reunite them with their bags

Air New Zealand planes parked on the tarmac at Auckland airport. File photo: AP
Air New Zealand planes parked on the tarmac at Auckland airport. File photo: AP
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