21 September 2015

Napier flights delayed

One of the aircraft which will take on planned "wine flights" between Hawke's Bay and Marlborough next year made an early showing at Bridge Pa last weekend... 

The Pilatus will become a more regular visitor to the Bay in the second quarter of next year when a direct service between Blenheim and Napier is set to spark into life - aimed at the tourist industry and the wine industry. Hawke's Bay and Marlborough are leading players on the New Zealand wine-production front and business leaders believe there is potential for a successful service between the two. It had been due to begin last month but was postponed because Sounds Air did not have an aircraft available, with other services needing to be looked after. It will have a new aircraft next March. While the delay had been disappointing, Sounds Air managing director Andrew Crawford said "it will happen".

Full article can be found here : http://m.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503462&objectid=11515145

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