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Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Airlines (IATA code: NZ) were established in 1940. Currently they are the only airlines which handle connections giving the opportunity to circle the world. Where does Air New Zealand fly to? Passengers of the airline travel to over a dozen different countries in Asia, North America and Europe, including the longest route in the world between Sydney and New York. On top of that, the lines offer the option of using over 20 domestic connections.

Air New Zealand - checked baggage and excess baggage

Checked baggage at Air New Zealand is carried at no extra charge if the weight does not exceed 23 kg (50 pounds) and the combined dimensions are no more than 158 cm (62’’). If the weight of checked baggage at Air New Zealand is 23-32 kg, it is possible to pay for the excess at the airport. Passengers carrying excess baggage can take advantage of the cheaper option if they repack their baggage to two suitcases and purchase additional checked baggage before traveling. Items with dimensions exceeding the permissible size and weight of checked baggage and impossible to repack into bags weighing less than 32 kg are transported by Air New Zealand as cargo. Transportation of cargo is reported to airlines at least 5 days before departure. Business class passengers can bring 3 pieces of luggage with registered baggage weighing up to 23 kg each. The premium economy class allows 2 pieces of luggage, while the economy class permits 1.

 

Transport of sports equipment and musical instruments

Air New Zealand Airlines permit the transport of sports equipment, such as hang gliders, windsurfing boards and bicycles, as well as musical instruments. These items are transported by Air New Zealand as checked baggage - the dimensions and weight of the packages are the same as for luggage with other items.

 

Air New Zealand - hand baggage

At Air New Zealand, hand baggage should weigh up to 14 kg and be packed in one cabin luggage. In addition, the passenger has the option of bringing personal items packed in a purse or briefcase, laptop and camera free of charge. It is forbidden to carry any items in luggage that may pose a danger to other passengers or crew members (e.g. scissors, nail files, lighters, screwdrivers).

 

Air New Zealand - hand baggage in business class

If you are traveling in the business class of Air New Zealand, hand baggage (dimensions and weight) is subject to the same restrictions as in the economy class. However, passengers can bring 2 cabin suitcases at no extra charge, provided that each bag meets the weight and dimensions of hand baggage.

Booking classes at Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Airlines offer 3 booking classes: economy, premium economy and business. At Air New Zealand, booking classes of choice are dependent on the duration of the flight and the distance. All intercontinental routes offer Economy SkyCouch and business class seats. The economy class at Air New Zealand includes standard seats without major amenities - those are mainly places for cheap domestic flights. The premium economy class at Air New Zealand enables traveling at an attractive price on long hauls. The air tickets at Air New Zealand in this class are not much more expensive than standard economy seats. In Economy SkyCouch of Air New Zealand, passengers can benefit from using 3 seats in a row, which can be used as a sofa. The Air New Zealand business class includes seats that can be folded into a 202-cm bed. Cabin crew members provide travellers with pillows. During long hauls, passengers of every class receive meals without the dine on demand option and can purchase snacks as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks from the menu.

Online check-in

At Air New Zealand online check-in starts 24 hours before departure and ends 30 minutes before departure for domestic flights or 90 minutes before takeoff for international flights. At Air New Zealand, online check-in with electronic boarding passes is accepted at all airports in New Zealand. Air tickets at Air New Zealand for planes departing from Norfolk, Singapore Changi International and Ngurah Rai are not accepted in mobile or printed form, therefore online check-in is not possible there. If you travel in Air New Zealand aircrafts from these airports, you can check-in traditionally 120 minutes before departure. If the entry conditions to the destination country are not met (e.g. visa requirement), check-in is carried out at the airport after having completed the appropriate formalities.

What aircrafts does Air New Zealand have in its fleet?

The Air New Zealand fleet includes over 50 medium and long-range machines. Air New Zealand aircrafts are Boeings-777 and 787, Airbuses A320 and A321, ATR72 operating low-cost domestic flights and Bombardiers Q300.

What additional services does Air New Zealand offer?

Air New Zealand provides passengers with free movies and music as well as games for children and adults, which can be used thanks to 10-inch monitors and headphones. Travelers with children can enjoy special meals for toddlers. Meals for allergy sufferers and diabetics are available on request made before departure, and in their absence – passengers may bring their own food on board. Disabled passengers receive the necessary assistance from cabin crew during the flight and boarding. Frequent travellers can benefit from the Airpoints loyalty programme.

The head office of Air New Zealand - Auckland Mangere

Auckland Mangere Airport, with the seat of Air New Zealand, is located about 21 km from the centre of Auckland. It serves about 70 percent of all passengers arriving and departing from New Zealand. Domestic and international terminals are located in the vicinity of numerous restaurants and cafes, drugstores, pharmacies as well as food and souvenir shops. Travellers can use ATMs and free Wi-Fi.