Flights to New Zealand

Discover a better way to fly to New Zealand

Air New Zealand flights to New Zealand operate from London via Los Angeles, until 24 October 2020. Alternatively we offer connections with our partner airlines via a number of gateway points including San Francisco, Vancouver, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The partner airline leg of your journey is from London to the gateway point and then onward with Air New Zealand to New Zealand.

Flights to New Zealand via Singapore

Our alliance with Singapore Airlines offers an additional stopover option between the UK and New Zealand. Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines operate codeshare services on each other's flights between London and Manchester to Singapore and onwards to Auckland and Christchurch.

As part of the alliance we have expanded our international long-haul network and operate a daily service between Singapore and Auckland onboard our B787-9 Dreamliner. Sit back and relax on-board and enjoy the unique Economy Skycouch™, new Premium Economy seat or our lie-flat bed in Business Premier. Find out more about our B787-9 Dreamliner onboard experience.

One-stop Christchurch service via Singapore

A direct Air New Zealand operated service between Singapore and Christchurch gives travellers from the UK the option to fly to Christchurch in only one stop during the peak New Zealand summer months.

We will operate a five times weekly seasonal service between Christchurch and Singapore from 29 November 2020 to 20 February 2021 using a new configuration Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. 

The service makes it much faster and more convenient to fly to Christchurch from the UK, compared to transiting via Singapore and Auckland.

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines’ Christchurch-Singapore schedule from 29 November 2020 – 20 February 2021, subject to slot availability, is as follows:

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Five times per week (excluding Monday & Wednesdays)


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Five times per week (excluding Monday & Wednesdays)



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Read our media release to find out more.

Onboard experience on Air New Zealand flights

As an Economy class passenger on our flights to New Zealand, you will enjoy:

For further information please visit our onboard experience page.

Upgrade to Economy Skycouch™ on your flights to New Zealand

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 787-9 and 777-300 long-haul services. The Skycouch is available all the way to New Zealand when flying to Auckland via Los Angeles from London. On other long haul services, the Skycouch will be available on the Air New Zealand operated leg of your journey.

Upgrade to Economy Skycouch™ one way from London to Auckland (via LA) for:
Families (per two adults and one child) 


Couples (per two adults) 


Upgrade prices available for single travellers from £1299.

Experiencing New Zealand with Air New Zealand

In addition to flights from the United Kingdom, Air New Zealand offers a range of domestic flights around New Zealand which allows you the opportunity to experience the best of New Zealand.

Visit to help plan your New Zealand holiday, it’s filled with itinerary suggestions, recommendations and top tips.

Flights to Middle-earth

Discover a place that will forever keep you under its spell. As the official airline of Middle-earth, we're here to help you embark on your own Middle-earth adventure.

Hike to the top of an island volcano, float through underground caves, be dazzled by endless mountain ranges. No matter where you go in New Zealand, you'll discover something uniquely wonderful every day.