Apparently, from Wednesday week, some Qantas and AirNZ planes will be gliding into Auckland airport (with jets set on idle) to conserve fuel.
Hopefully they won’t announce the fact to passengers. Or maybe they should announce it to passengers – frequent flyers will know something is up….
” [These planes] typically arrive at times of the day other traffic is light,” said airport spokesman Lew Jenkins.“
Which sounds to me like the 6am arrivals from the USA (hence the LATimes scoop)