Flights to Auckland
Auckland is a spectacular city, with a lively modern feel. Bordered on three sides by the sea, Auckland has no shortage of waterfront cafes, bars and on-the-water activities to keep you entertained, day and night.
Popularly known as the "city of sails", Auckland is home to boats of all sizes and descriptions, from family friendly motorboats, to the mega yachts and launches of the uber rich.
On land, the city hosts a fascinating blend of colonial and modern architecture - most strikingly, the Sky Tower which dominates the cityscape. Other notable buildings include the Hilton hotel which closely resembles a cruise ship perched on a wharf in the cities vibrant Viaduct Harbour district.
One of the primary restaurant and nightlife districts in the city, Auckland's Viaduct Harbour boasts chic waterfront bistros rubbing shoulders with a range of bars and watering holes - from Irish pubs to underground sub-zero bars. The Britomart precinct, walking distance away, is definitely worth a look - with a range of new bars and live music venues popping up each week.
If you've got a few days up your sleeve visit Auckland Museum, and absorb the unique cultures of the south pacific from the Maori which settled New Zealand from Polynesia to the early European settlers. Missionaries, expeditions and explorations, tribal warfare, whaling, gum digging, logging, gold mining, sheep farming and much more - New Zealand has a very busy history!
As if that wasn't enough, the city is built on a volcanic zone - and the evidence is apparent. Studded with dormant (hopefully!) volcanoes that often lend their names to the suburbs that surround them. Mt Eden, one of the more central of these has a sizeable crater and makes a great photo opportunity. Mt Eden is also home to Eden Park - New Zealand's main rugby venue, and host to most international games.
Auckland is a great place to start and finish your holiday in New Zealand, offering all the amenities a modern city can afford, with a trendy and uniquely pacific flavour.
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Experience more of New Zealand as soon as you step onboard.
As an Economy class passenger, you will enjoy:
- Great leg room in Economy class
- Complimentary food and wine
- Snacks on demand - at the touch of a screen
- On-demand inflight entertainment from gate to gate
- Ergonomically designed seat, with adjustable headrest
- Personal 10.6" inch personal touch screen for every seat with on-demand visual and audio capabilities
- Checked in Baggage Allowance of 1 piece at 23kg weight per person
Upgrade to Economy Skycouch™
Whether you're a couple who'd like a bit of extra room, a parent with a young child or a parent with two restless kids, you'll find our innovative Economy Skycouch is the perfect solution.
The Economy Skycouch is available on our 777-300 long-haul services, now flying daily between Auckland, Los Angeles and London.
All passengers that travel via Los Angeles International Airport, must be travelling on their own machine readable passports and complete the ESTA online form at least 72 hours prior to departure from the UK.
Scheduled flights to Auckland
Flights depart Terminal 2 at London Heathrow airport, and fly into Auckland, with onward connections to 20 New Zealand destinations. Air New Zealand flies from London Heathrow airport to Auckland (via Los Angeles) daily. For more information, view our scheduled flights to Auckland.
Which aircraft operates on flights to Auckland?
Air New Zealand operates the Boeing 777-300 aircraft types between London Heathrow and Auckland (NZ1) and return on (NZ2).
^ Bookings made via the Air New Zealand Call Centre will incur an additional offline booking fee of £30 per ticket issued.
†Skycouch™ upgrades: The upgrade fees shown are for one-way travel only and are paid in addition to an Economy fare(s). The Skycouch™ upgrade fees will be given at the time of booking your Economy travel, please select Skycouch™ when prompted with the upgrade message to view the applicable fees. Fees stated above include estimated tax and fuel surcharge. The Economy Skycouch™ fee calculation is based on the number of passengers occupying the group of seats. Each seating option provides a different number of seats and will present a different fee amount. Booking an Economy Skycouch™ allocates three Economy seats to your booking. Skycouch™ can be booked on a sector-by-sector basis
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