Air New Zealand Limited branded as Air New Zealand (NZ), is the national airline of New Zealand. It is headquartered in Wynyard Quarter in Auckland City, New Zealand. Air New Zealand was founded on 26th April 1940 and started its operations on 1st April 1965. The airline company has its hubs in Auckland Airport, Wellington International Airport, and Christchurch International Airport. The airline became the member of Star Alliance in 1999. The frequent flyer program of Air New Zealand is Airpoints.
Air New Zealand along with its subsidiaries serves 21 domestic and 31 international destinations in 16 countries around Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Oceania. Major flight destinations of Air New Zealand are Los Angeles to London, Auckland to Sydney, Brisbane to Tokyo, Vancouver, Melbourne, Houston, Nadi, Queenstown, and Rarotonga.
Air New Zealand baggage allowance for checked baggage is one piece of baggage not exceeding the weight limit of 23 kg for Economy class; two pieces of baggage with weight under 23 kg each for Premium Economy and three piece of baggage under 23 kg each for Business class. The bag's total linear dimensions (Length +Width + Height) in all the classes should not exceed 158 cms. Cabin baggage allowance permits one bag for economy class and two bags for Premium Economy and business class with weight under 7 kg each and total linear dimension not exceeding 118 cms.
Air New Zealand's fleet size is 57 aircraft which are Airbus A320-200, Boeing 767-300ER, Boeing 777-200ER, Boeing 777-300ER and Boeing 787-9. Amongst these aircraft Boeing aircraft are used for long-haul flights and Airbus is used for domestic and short-haul flights.
Air New Zealand facilitates its passengers with the complete overview of aircraft seating layout before selecting the seat. The passengers can, therefore, select the aircraft and then linger over individual seats and get adept with the seat number, in-seat features, pitch and placement in the aircraft.
Air New Zealand gives you an opportunity to check-in online or through the mobile app 24 hours before the departure both in international and domestic flights. The closing check-in time will be reflected on your E-ticket. You can also check-in through the self-service Kiosks or do it traditionally at airport counters.