Air New Zealand

Since Air New Zealand's story began with forerunner airline, Tasman Empire Airways Limited (TEAL) in April 1940, its route network has expanded from Australia and the Pacific to Asia, the USA, UK, Europe, and internally, allowing recognition for Air New Zealand as a truly international airline.

In March 1999 Air New Zealand became a full member of the Star Alliance group which includes Air Canada, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, bmi, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SAS, South African Airways, Spanair, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways, United Airlines, US Airways and Varig.

With new direct routes and their commitment to customers service, Air New Zealand remains devoted to delivering a uniquely Kiwi experience to its customers. Air New Zealand's aircraft vary in size from the Beech 1900D to the Boeing 747-400, with a total of 99 aircraft as at July 2008.

Air New Zealand Destinations

  • Within New Zealand (27)
  • Within Australia (15)
  • International Destinations (52)
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Islands
  • Blenheim
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin
  • Gisborne
  • Hamilton
  • Hokitika
  • Invercargill
  • Kaitaia
  • Kerikeri
  • Napier/Hastings
  • Nelson
  • New Plymouth
  • Oamaru
  • Palmerston North
  • Queenstown
  • Rotorua
  • Taupo
  • Tauranga
  • Timaru
  • Wanaka
  • Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Westport
  • Whakatane
  • Whangarei


Air New Zealand has designed their menus to reflect the fresh, innovative cuisine of New Zealand and have incorporated the suggestions of the world's greatest chefs when designing their menus. Meals are not offered on domestic flights within New Zealand.

Air New Zealand Koru Club Lounge

Air New Zealand Koru Club Lounges can be utilised by Air New Zealand Business Class passengers and Koru Club members in selected domestic, Regional and International airports. Lounge facilities vary between each airport and include light refreshments, bar facilities, internet access, meeting room facilities, showers, business facilities, plus many other benefits.

Air New Zealand Airpoints

Air New Zealand gives you the opportunity to be rewarded as you travel with Air New Zealand Airpoints. Earn and redeem their frequent flyer programme currency, Airpoints Dollars, on Air New Zealand, plus Star Alliance airlines, and other selected airline partner flights. In addition to spending your Airpoints Dollars on air travel, you can also redeem them to rent a car, book a hotel or pay for Koru Club membership.

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