20 January 2023

Extended Schedule

Originair has announced an expanded schedule from the 7th of February 2023. The airline says,  Essentially these changes are increased weekly flights between Nelson and Palmerston North. These flights will go from 7 flights a week to 10 flights a week departing Nelson on Mondays at 9:00am, Tuesdays, at 3.40pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:00am and 3.40pm, Fridays at 1:00pm and 3:30pm and Sundays at 12:30pm and 3:40pm. The return flights will leave Palmerston North on Mondays at 10:30am and 2:00pm, Tuesdays at 5:00pm, Wednesdays at 1:50pm and 5:00pm, Thursdays at 10:20am and 5.00pm, Fridays at 5:40pm and Sundays at 4:20pm and 5:20pm.

The airline has also announced further Friday and Sunday flights between Nelson and Hamilton and the addition of prime time Hamilton to Palmerston North flights on Mondays and Fridays. The Hamilton-Palmerston North flights will go from 3 to 4 flights a week departing Hamilton on Mondays at 8.30am and 12:30pm, Wednesdays at 12:20pm and Fridays at 4.10pm. The return flights will leave Palmerston North on Mondays at 10:10am, Wednesdays at 10:20am and Fridays at 2:20pm and 4:50pm. On Mondays there will be a direct Nelson-Hamilton flight leaving at 7.00am and on Fridays a direct Hamilton-Nelson flight departing at 6.10pm.

Nelson to Napier return flights will also be operated on Fridays and Sundays to make weekends away in Hawke's Bay and Nelson easier with well-timed flights on these key days. On Sundays there is a Nelson-Palmerston North-Napier service departing Nelson at 12.30pm and and the return departing Napier at 3.10pm. On Fridays direct flights between Nelson and Napier depart Nelson at 12.20pm and Napier at 2.00pm.

The airline has also extended its six day per week summer return flight schedule between Nelson and Wellington for the next quarters high season travel period. Flights on this sector go from 2 flights a week to 6 departing Nelson on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 12:30pm, Fridays  at 4:10pm and Sundays at 1:20pm. The return flights will depart Wellington Monday to Thursday at 1:40pm, Fridays at 5:20pm and Sundays at 2:30pm.

Originair's statement also states The airline operated Nelson to Blenheim return flights twice daily while SH6 was closed for repairs in November and December. We have had many requests to continue this service and we are pleased to say this is being considered along with other routes and we hope to be able to finalise these plans very soon.

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  1. Originair 2.0

    Fleet- 4 J32 (ZK-JSJ, JSK, ECI and JSM) 2 J31 (ZK-JSH and JSI) 2 C.411 (ZK-ECJ and ECK)

    NSN to WLG (J31)
    NSN to TRG (J31)
    NSN to PMR (J32)
    NSN to NPE (J32)
    NSN to HLZ (J32)
    HLZ to PMR (J32) (ZK-JSJ is based at HLZ)
    NPE to HLZ (C.411) (ZK-ECJ and ECK are based at NPE)
    NPE to PMR (C.411)