A Boeing 737-300 Freighter belonging to Texel Air Bahrain arrived in Auckland New Zealand on Friday 31 March to operate charter services for Parceline Express a subsidiary of Freightways NZ and New Zealand Post. The aircraft will fly the Auckland - Christchurch - Auckland route.

Texel Air Bahrain will continue the charter services until Texel Air NZ Ltd commences operations with their B737-800BFC in May this year on the same route.

Texel Air Bahrain is a cargo airline and ACMI operator based in the Middle East, which was formed by New Zealander, John Chisholm in 2013. Texel Air Bahrain current operates 2 x B737-700 FlexCombi and 2 x B737-800BCF aircraft and the B737-300F from Bahrain International Airport.