After over 700 days of storage in the California desert, Air New Zealand has begun reviving the first of its Boeing 777-300s in preparation for its return to passenger service.
This follows the February return of the airline’s first 777-300 to serve as a freight aircraft.
2020 saw four of Air New Zealand’s seven Boeing 777s being placed in long-term storage at the Victorville facility in California’s Mojave Desert, considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A spokesperson for the airline said on Tuesday that due to the “sheer demand for flights,” the company will resume using its wide-body jets that had been stored in the desert.
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