Long haul Premium Economy

Enjoy an experience more Premium than Economy.

Premium Economy is available on all Boeing 777-200, 777-300 and 787-9 long haul services operated by Air New Zealand.

Couple holding drinks on a flight

With our Premium Economy fares, you will get:

  • More personal space
  • Free standard seat select
  • Two pieces of carry on (up to 7kgs each)
  • Two pieces of checked luggage (up to 23kgs each)
  • Inflight entertainment
  • Complimentary meal and drinks from our Premium Economy menu
  • A higher Airpoints Dollars™ and Status Points earn rate^


Boeing 787-9 Premium Economy reclined seat

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

For the Boeing 787-9 Premium Economy cabins, Air New Zealand has customised a beautifully comfortable ink coloured luxury leather seat with generous armrests, a leg rest and foot support. Seats have a 41” pitch, 9” recline and width of 19.3” with a 5” wide armrest.

View the 787-9 seat map.


Boeing 777-300 Premium Economy space seat

Boeing 777-300

Premium Economy is about creating ample space and privacy. The design of our revolutionary Spaceseat™ means that the person sitting in front of you can’t recline into your personal space.

The seats that run through the inner space of the cabin have been designed for couples, so you can relax together, or turn to face each other to share a meal.

The seats on the outer space of the cabin cater more for those who need some uninterrupted work time, or for people who prefer to keep to themselves during the flight.

View the 777-300 seat map.

Boeing 787-9 Premium Economy seats

Boeing 777-200

Enjoy more legroom with the largest seat pitch in its class and relax with 50% more recline than Economy. And while you're there, put your feet up with the leg rest and foot bar, use the in-seat power if you need it (available in most seats) and sip from your complimentary water bottle in the storage net in front of you.

View the 777-200 seat map.



Our menus are full of fresh, high quality ingredients, delivering deliciously satisfying flavours with a modern Kiwi twist. We also offer a wide selection of premium New Zealand wines to complement each meal. The extensive wine list features some of New Zealand’s most awarded winemakers and the country’s best loved wine varietals, selected by top wine consultants.

See a sample Premium Economy menu or learn more about our cuisine and wine.

You can also pre-order special meals when you book.


The vast selection of activities on our inflight entertainment will keep even the most fidgety of flyers engaged for the whole flight.

Enjoy over 1,700 hours of content - including latest movies, TV box sets, video games, and a dedicated kids section - all on a personal touch screen in widescreen format. If you need more, there are always the USB and iPod connections to plug in to.

Find out what's showing onboard this month.


777-300 amenity kit

We realise it's those little extras that can make a trip and that's why our Premium Economy customers will enjoy designated premium check-in and to ensure your complete comfort during the flight, you'll be provided with an amenity kit, which includes New Zealand made Antipodes skincare pawpaw and avocado lip balm, socks, eyeshades, toothbrush kit, earplugs and a pen. Amenity kit available only when travelling Longhaul, Perth and Hawaii.

Stretch out and relax in Premium Economy