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FAQs about flying with Air New Zealand

  • What is Air New Zealand's carry-on size allowance?

    On board Air New Zealand flights, cabin baggage should not exceed 118cm. If your hand luggage is bigger, the Air New Zealand assistance team will most likely ask you to pay extra for checked luggage.

  • Where does Air New Zealand fly to?

    Air New Zealand offers direct flights to 49 cities in 18 different countries. Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch are the most popular cities covered by Air New Zealand.

  • What is Air New Zealand’s primary hub?

    Air New Zealand concentrates most of its flight operations in Auckland.

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    KAYAK is a travel search engine, meaning that we continuously look across the web to find the best deals for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from all airlines, including Air New Zealand.

  • What’s the cheapest route that Air New Zealand flies?

    In the last 72 hours, the cheapest route flown by Air New Zealand found on KAYAK was from Wellington to Nelson, with a price of $107 for a round-trip.

  • What are the most popular airports for Air New Zealand flights to depart from?

  • Is Air New Zealand part of an airline alliance?

    Yes, Air New Zealand is part of the Star Alliance airline alliance.

  • How many destinations does Air New Zealand fly to?

    In total, Air New Zealand flies to 49 destinations.

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Air New Zealand customer reviews

8.1
Very GoodBased on 566 verified guest reviews
8.7Crew
7.6Food
7.8Entertainment
8.2Comfort
8.4Boarding

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10.0 Wonderful
LAX-LHR
Pros:Great service. Food was excellent. Crew was friendly. Best transAtlantic flight experience I've had.
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8.0 Very Good
YVR-AKL
Pros:Crew and entertainment good
Cons:More leg room
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8.0 Very Good
BNE-AKL
Pros:THE crew WAS really nice about everything
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2.0 Poor
NRT-AKL
Cons:I was turned away at the gate and was unable to board the plane. It was an awful experience!
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10.0 Wonderful
YVR-AKL
Pros:Air NZ is fantastic
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2.4 Poor
LAX-AKL
Cons:The landing was poor , almost to a point of dangerous . Too much turbulence during flight. And the drops should have been avoidable
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10.0 Wonderful
SIN-AKL
Pros:The crew is amazing. Always friendly, smiling and happy to oblige. Love the New Zealand hospitality. The inflight entertainment has so many programmes to watch, and the list of music options to listen in to is well stocked. Food is excellent. Obviously overate in the 9 1/2 hour flight.
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6.0 Okay
SYD-AKL
Pros:The plane was new and the flight was good with no problems.
Cons:Being a Star Alliance Gold member and Premier 1K on United Airlines I was expecting a bit more than water and a lolly. Yes, we did only buy the "seat" ticket, but come on a soda was an added cost. I don't see us flying AZ again anytime in the near future.
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8.6 Very Good
MEL-AKL
Pros:Awesome flight attendants
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8.0 Very Good
LHR-LAX
Cons:Delayed by 45 minutes

Air New Zealand flight status

Sat 7/20

Air New Zealand route map – Which destinations does Air New Zealand fly to?

Find out which destinations you can fly to direct with Air New Zealand by entering your departure airport. If you want to know whether Air New Zealand flies a certain route, enter both the departure and destination airport before hitting search.
Sat 7/20

All Air New Zealand flight routes

Flight no.Departure airportArrival AirportDurationMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
5270Auckland (AKL)Kerikeri (KKE)0h 50m
5019Auckland (AKL)Napier (NPE)1h 5m
5123Auckland (AKL)Palmerston North (PMR)1h 15m
5143Auckland (AKL)Tauranga (TRG)0h 40m
5222Auckland (AKL)Whangarei (WRE)0h 40m
5720Blenheim (BHE)Wellington (WLG)0h 30m
5759Christchurch (CHC)Dunedin (DUD)1h 5m
5624Christchurch (CHC)Hamilton (HLZ)1h 45m
5719Christchurch (CHC)Invercargill (IVC)1h 25m
5774Christchurch (CHC)Napier (NPE)1h 35m
5764Christchurch (CHC)New Plymouth (NPL)1h 30m
5842Christchurch (CHC)Nelson (NSN)0h 55m
5178Christchurch (CHC)Palmerston North (PMR)1h 20m
5788Christchurch (CHC)Rotorua (ROT)1h 45m
5806Christchurch (CHC)Tauranga (TRG)1h 55m
5750Dunedin (DUD)Christchurch (CHC)1h 5m
5289Gisborne (GIS)Wellington (WLG)1h 15m
5629Hamilton (HLZ)Christchurch (CHC)1h 50m
5819Hamilton (HLZ)Wellington (WLG)1h 15m
5777Napier (NPE)Christchurch (CHC)1h 40m
5895Napier (NPE)Wellington (WLG)1h 0m
5763New Plymouth (NPL)Christchurch (CHC)1h 30m
5793New Plymouth (NPL)Wellington (WLG)0h 55m
5320Nelson (NSN)Wellington (WLG)0h 40m
5120Palmerston North (PMR)Auckland (AKL)1h 15m
5785Rotorua (ROT)Christchurch (CHC)1h 55m
5239Rotorua (ROT)Wellington (WLG)1h 15m
5803Tauranga (TRG)Christchurch (CHC)2h 0m
5257Tauranga (TRG)Wellington (WLG)1h 20m
5347Wellington (WLG)Christchurch (CHC)1h 5m
5282Wellington (WLG)Gisborne (GIS)1h 15m
5820Wellington (WLG)Hamilton (HLZ)1h 15m
5886Wellington (WLG)Napier (NPE)1h 0m
5796Wellington (WLG)New Plymouth (NPL)1h 0m
5321Wellington (WLG)Nelson (NSN)0h 45m
5230Wellington (WLG)Rotorua (ROT)1h 15m
5258Wellington (WLG)Tauranga (TRG)1h 15m
5702Invercargill (IVC)Christchurch (CHC)1h 20m
5731Wellington (WLG)Blenheim (BHE)0h 30m
5225Whangarei (WRE)Auckland (AKL)0h 40m
559Auckland (AKL)Christchurch (CHC)1h 25m
5208Blenheim (BHE)Auckland (AKL)1h 30m
5160Gisborne (GIS)Auckland (AKL)1h 5m
5872Invercargill (IVC)Wellington (WLG)2h 0m
5006Napier (NPE)Auckland (AKL)1h 10m
5064Nelson (NSN)Auckland (AKL)1h 30m
5189Palmerston North (PMR)Christchurch (CHC)1h 20m
5144Tauranga (TRG)Auckland (AKL)0h 40m
5654Queenstown (ZQN)Christchurch (CHC)1h 10m
5273Kerikeri (KKE)Auckland (AKL)0h 45m
5205Auckland (AKL)Blenheim (BHE)1h 30m
5095Auckland (AKL)Taupo (TUO)0h 50m
691Auckland (AKL)Wellington (WLG)1h 10m
5348Christchurch (CHC)Wellington (WLG)1h 0m
691Wellington (WLG)Dunedin (DUD)1h 20m
5877Wellington (WLG)Invercargill (IVC)2h 10m
5849Nelson (NSN)Christchurch (CHC)0h 55m
625Auckland (AKL)Queenstown (ZQN)1h 55m
253Wellington (WLG)Melbourne (MEL)4h 5m
699Auckland (AKL)Invercargill (IVC)2h 5m
5832Christchurch (CHC)Hokitika (HKK)0h 45m
5837Hokitika (HKK)Christchurch (CHC)0h 40m
696Invercargill (IVC)Auckland (AKL)2h 0m
5032New Plymouth (NPL)Auckland (AKL)0h 55m
5092Taupo (TUO)Auckland (AKL)0h 55m
402Wellington (WLG)Auckland (AKL)1h 5m
101Auckland (AKL)Sydney (SYD)3h 45m
8Auckland (AKL)San Francisco (SFO)12h 5m
7San Francisco (SFO)Auckland (AKL)13h 0m
5051Auckland (AKL)New Plymouth (NPL)0h 50m
5087Auckland (AKL)Nelson (NSN)1h 30m
272Brisbane (BNE)Wellington (WLG)3h 30m
148Brisbane (BNE)Auckland (AKL)3h 15m
64Auckland (AKL)Denpasar (DPS)9h 20m
65Denpasar (DPS)Auckland (AKL)7h 40m
264Melbourne (MEL)Queenstown (ZQN)3h 15m
265Queenstown (ZQN)Melbourne (MEL)3h 40m
248Sydney (SYD)Wellington (WLG)3h 15m
247Wellington (WLG)Sydney (SYD)3h 45m
5161Auckland (AKL)Gisborne (GIS)1h 5m
2Auckland (AKL)New York (JFK)16h 15m
5659Christchurch (CHC)Queenstown (ZQN)1h 15m
6Auckland (AKL)Los Angeles (LAX)12h 5m
5Los Angeles (LAX)Auckland (AKL)13h 0m
690Dunedin (DUD)Wellington (WLG)1h 15m
143Auckland (AKL)Brisbane (BNE)3h 55m
5155Auckland (AKL)Rotorua (ROT)0h 45m
1New York (JFK)Auckland (AKL)17h 35m
102Sydney (SYD)Auckland (AKL)3h 15m
211Christchurch (CHC)Melbourne (MEL)4h 0m
5192Timaru (TIU)Wellington (WLG)1h 15m
616Queenstown (ZQN)Auckland (AKL)1h 50m
608Queenstown (ZQN)Wellington (WLG)1h 20m
942Auckland (AKL)Rarotonga (RAR)3h 55m
949Rarotonga (RAR)Auckland (AKL)4h 35m
607Wellington (WLG)Queenstown (ZQN)1h 25m
675Auckland (AKL)Dunedin (DUD)1h 55m
284Auckland (AKL)Singapore (SIN)10h 45m
283Singapore (SIN)Auckland (AKL)9h 35m
548Christchurch (CHC)Auckland (AKL)1h 25m
221Christchurch (CHC)Sydney (SYD)3h 40m
220Sydney (SYD)Christchurch (CHC)3h 5m
232Sydney (SYD)Queenstown (ZQN)3h 0m
231Queenstown (ZQN)Sydney (SYD)3h 20m
28Auckland (AKL)Houston (IAH)13h 45m
201Christchurch (CHC)Brisbane (BNE)4h 5m
29Houston (IAH)Auckland (AKL)14h 35m
129Auckland (AKL)Melbourne (MEL)4h 20m
977Nuku‘alofa (TBU)Auckland (AKL)3h 5m
950Auckland (AKL)Nadi (NAN)3h 15m
951Nadi (NAN)Auckland (AKL)3h 15m
5193Wellington (WLG)Timaru (TIU)1h 20m
271Wellington (WLG)Brisbane (BNE)4h 10m
993Apia (APW)Auckland (AKL)4h 15m
998Auckland (AKL)Apia (APW)3h 55m
974Auckland (AKL)Nuku‘alofa (TBU)2h 55m
660Dunedin (DUD)Auckland (AKL)1h 50m
5156Rotorua (ROT)Auckland (AKL)0h 45m
122Melbourne (MEL)Auckland (AKL)3h 40m
214Melbourne (MEL)Christchurch (CHC)3h 25m
187Auckland (AKL)Coolangatta (OOL)3h 45m
188Coolangatta (OOL)Auckland (AKL)3h 5m
24Auckland (AKL)Vancouver (YVR)13h 0m
23Vancouver (YVR)Auckland (AKL)13h 50m
175Auckland (AKL)Perth (PER)7h 25m
200Brisbane (BNE)Christchurch (CHC)3h 30m
288Shanghai (PVG)Auckland (AKL)11h 30m
289Auckland (AKL)Shanghai (PVG)12h 15m
81Auckland (AKL)Hong Kong (HKG)11h 35m
80Hong Kong (HKG)Auckland (AKL)10h 40m
99Auckland (AKL)Tokyo (NRT)11h 0m
902Auckland (AKL)Papeete (PPT)4h 55m
90Tokyo (NRT)Auckland (AKL)10h 30m
903Papeete (PPT)Auckland (AKL)5h 45m
169Auckland (AKL)Maroochydore (MCY)4h 0m
168Maroochydore (MCY)Auckland (AKL)3h 10m
192Adelaide (ADL)Auckland (AKL)4h 20m
191Auckland (AKL)Adelaide (ADL)5h 0m
176Perth (PER)Auckland (AKL)6h 25m
161Auckland (AKL)Cairns (CNS)5h 40m
160Cairns (CNS)Auckland (AKL)4h 40m
10Auckland (AKL)Honolulu (HNL)8h 30m
254Melbourne (MEL)Wellington (WLG)3h 35m
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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 information

IATA codeNZ
Routes156
Top routeWellington to Auckland
Airports served49
Top airportAuckland Intl

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