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#7 Airline in Asia Pacific
What travelers say about Air New Zealand
"Air New Zealand provided the best service Iʻve had in a while!"
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Best Airline Boarding
#7 Airline in Asia Pacific
What travelers say about Air New Zealand
"The boarding process was efficient."
Best Airline Comfort
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Best Airline Comfort
#7 Airline in Asia Pacific
What travelers say about Air New Zealand
"Cabin was spacious and comfortable."
Best Airline Crew
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Best Airline Crew
#8 Airline in Asia Pacific
What travelers say about Air New Zealand
"The most professional crew I've ever seen."
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Best Airline Entertainment
#5 Airline in Asia Pacific
What travelers say about Air New Zealand
"Plenty of entertainment options--movies and TV shows."
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Best Airline Food
#8 Airline in Asia Pacific
What travelers say about Air New Zealand
"The food was lovely."
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Air New Zealand information

IATA Code NZ
Routes 176
Top route Wellington to Auckland Intl
Airports served 50
Top airport Auckland Intl

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Overall rating

8.5 Excellent
Based on 2,827 reviews

Boarding
8.6

Comfort
8.3

Crew
8.9

Entertainment
8.5

Food
8.2

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Destination
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8300
Nelson
NSN
Wellington
WLG
 
5360
Christchurch
CHC
Wellington
WLG
   
5369
Wellington
WLG
Christchurch
CHC
   
5651
Christchurch
CHC
Queenstown
ZQN
 
548
Christchurch
CHC
Auckland
AKL
   
407
Auckland
AKL
Wellington
WLG
 
632
Queenstown
ZQN
Auckland
AKL
2
Auckland
AKL
Los Angeles
LAX
       
8165
Auckland
AKL
Gisborne
GIS
8035
Auckland
AKL
New Plymouth
NPL
8119
Auckland
AKL
Palmerston North
PMR
5628
Christchurch
CHC
Hamilton
HLZ
8850
Christchurch
CHC
Nelson
NSN
5623
Hamilton
HLZ
Christchurch
CHC
8036
New Plymouth
NPL
Auckland
AKL
8849
Nelson
NSN
Christchurch
CHC
8122
Palmerston North
PMR
Auckland
AKL
8233
Rotorua
ROT
Wellington
WLG
8309
Wellington
WLG
Nelson
NSN
8238
Wellington
WLG
Rotorua
ROT
8005
Auckland
AKL
Napier
NPE
5893
Napier
NPE
Wellington
WLG
8793
New Plymouth
NPL
Wellington
WLG
5890
Wellington
WLG
Napier
NPE
8792
Wellington
WLG
New Plymouth
NPL
8218
Auckland
AKL
Whangarei
WRE
5176
Christchurch
CHC
Palmerston North
PMR
8283
Gisborne
GIS
Wellington
WLG
5187
Palmerston North
PMR
Christchurch
CHC
8288
Wellington
WLG
Gisborne
GIS
8219
Whangarei
WRE
Auckland
AKL
5654
Queenstown
ZQN
Christchurch
CHC
5706
Invercargill
IVC
Christchurch
CHC
   
8734
Blenheim
BHE
Wellington
WLG
8162
Gisborne
GIS
Auckland
AKL
8821
Hamilton
HLZ
Wellington
WLG
8259
Tauranga
TRG
Wellington
WLG
8733
Wellington
WLG
Blenheim
BHE
5814
Wellington
WLG
Hamilton
HLZ
8260
Wellington
WLG
Tauranga
TRG
8008
Napier
NPE
Auckland
AKL
 
5751
Christchurch
CHC
Dunedin
DUD
 
5752
Dunedin
DUD
Christchurch
CHC
 
8276
Auckland
AKL
Kerikeri
KKE
 
8277
Kerikeri
KKE
Auckland
AKL
 
8129
Auckland
AKL
Tauranga
TRG
 
8128
Tauranga
TRG
Auckland
AKL
 
679
Auckland
AKL
Dunedin
DUD
428
Wellington
WLG
Auckland
AKL
123
Auckland
AKL
Melbourne
MEL
         
8063
Auckland
AKL
Nelson
NSN
5705
Christchurch
CHC
Invercargill
IVC
   
80
Hong Kong
HKG
Auckland
AKL
         
611
Auckland
AKL
Queenstown
ZQN
     
8060
Nelson
NSN
Auckland
AKL
547
Auckland
AKL
Christchurch
CHC
       
914
Brisbane
BNE
Norfolk Island
NLK
           
915
Norfolk Island
NLK
Brisbane
BNE
           
124
Melbourne
MEL
Auckland
AKL
           
993
Apia
APW
Auckland
AKL
           
104
Sydney
SYD
Auckland
AKL
           
670
Dunedin
DUD
Auckland
AKL
       
103
Auckland
AKL
Sydney
SYD
           
946
Auckland
AKL
Rarotonga
RAR
           

Overview of Air New Zealand

Operating the majority of its international services out of its primary base in Auckland, Air New Zealand flies to more than 15 countries across the globe. Longer distance flights reach both North and South America, while there is also a wide range of services offered within the Asia and South Pacific region. Secondary hubs are located in Christchurch and Wellington, which help ease the load of domestic routes within New Zealand and to Australia.

Air New Zealand joined Star Alliance in 1999 and has been one of the longest-associated members. Through partnering with major carriers such as United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada and Turkish Airlines, customers can benefit from more departure time options and smoother flight transfers. Additional codeshare agreements are held with Etihad Airways, Qantas, Alaska Airlines and Fiji Airways. Air New Zealand Link operates as a subsidiary of the major airline and focuses on connecting regional destinations.

If you are traveling on a long-haul transcontinental trip it is likely you will board a Boeing aircraft such as the 787 Dreamliner. For short-to-medium routes within Asia, the airline prefers Airbus planes like the A320 series. In alignment with being the national flag carrier of New Zealand, the fleet is decorated with a silver fern.

Passengers traveling in the Economy cabin can choose the standard budget-friendly fare or upgrade to either the Skycouch or Premium Economy section. Traveling in Skycouch involves booking an entire row, which can then be flattened out to make a comfortable seating or play area. Seats in Premium Economy have approximately 41 in of legroom, while Business Class passengers are treated to a memory foam mattress and guaranteed direct aisle access.

Air New Zealand Cancellation Policy

As the situation changes with coronavirus (COVID-19), Air New Zealand will continually update its policies accordingly. Please contact Air New Zealand directly for the latest information about cancellation fees. You can find the most up-to-date information on Air New Zealand policies here: Air New Zealand Travel Advisories & Policies
Flight status, cancellation and delay data provided by Flightstats.com. Flightstats data may not always be accurate or error free. Always confirm the information provided here directly with your airline.
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