awarded airline of the year in 2012 by air transport world

Award-winning service and comfort while flying with New Zealand's national airline.

Air New Zealand is New Zealand's national airline and flag carried, and is based in Auckland. Providing an award-winning service, the airline focus and advantage lies within the Pacific Rim where the airline's network extends from New Zealand into Australia, Asia, and the Americas. 

The Classes of Air new zealand

Business Premier

In Business Premier, you'll enjoy a super soft leather seat that transforms into a luxurious lie-flat bed, with a memory foam mattress, two full-size pillows and a cosy duvet. There's also and ottoman footrest that doubles as guest seating. And all lie-flat beds have direct aisle access. In the Business Premier cabins you'll be treated to an unforgettable culinary experience. Our world renowned Kiwi chef has developed a mouthwatering menu full of flesh and innovative creations - from hotcakes for breakfast to char-siu duck for dinner. And there's an extensive selection of premium New Zealand wines to complement all meals. It's also possible to order up a range of snacks throughout the flight directly from your entertainment screen.

Premium Economy Class

Make yourself at home in a luxuriously soft and roomy leather armchair, browse the inflight entertainment, catch up on work, or relax and enjoy their famous Kiwi cuisine. Relax in beautifully comfortable ink-coloured luxury leather seats, with generous armrests, a leg rest and extendable foot support. Premium Economy customers can enjoy a premium check-in and can find on board an amenity kit with key toiletries and other items to ensure a comforting journey. The amenity kit is available only when travelling long haul, Perth and Hawaii.

Economy Class

Have a comfortable flight in Air New Zealand's economy class with their slim-line seats with sculptured upholstering and flexible headrest. These ergonomic details mean you'll enjoy a deeper and more restorative sleep. And you'll have plenty to keep you entertained before you nod off. Each seat has an integrated 9" HD touch screen with hundreds of hours of fun at the tap of a finger. And if you want to power your own devices, you're welcome to use your individual USB socket or shared in-seat power connection.


Disabled passengers can have assistance while embarking or disembarking, transport of mobility devices, facilities for assistance dogs and meals according to dietary requirements. It's suggested that you let the airline know of your requirements at least 48 hours before the flight.


Economy passengers may check-in one bag with a maximum weight of 23kg, while premium economy class passengers can check-in two bags, and business class passengers can check in three bags, the dimensions of the luggage cannot exceed 158cm (length + width + height).

For the hand baggage, economy class customers are allowed to carry one piece of baggage, not to exceed 7kg. Premium Economy and Business Class passengers are allowed to carry two pieces of baggage on board, not to exceed a total weight of 15kg. The maximum dimensions for each piece of hand baggage cannot exceed 118cm (length + width + height).