Started as Tasman Empire Airways Limited in 1940, Air New Zealand was operating Short Empire flying boats on trans-Tasman Routss. With the commencement of the DC-8 in 1965, the airline was rebranded as Air New Zealand. To increase the operations of this airline, National Airways Corporation with its subsidiary Safe Air was merged into Air New Zealand and formed a single national airline in 1978.
Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Air New Zealand is the flag carrier and national airline of the state. The main hub of the airline is Auckland Airport, which is located close to Mangere in the southern part of the Auckland urban region. Air New Zealand is a member of the Star Alliance. From its commencement to till its expansions, Air New Zealand has won several prestigious awards. It is known for its excellent services.
Air New Zealand Top Flight RoutssAir New Zealand has a fleet of about 106 aircrafts, including its subsidiaries. With the help of that, the airline covers 27 domestic and 34 international destinations in 15 countries across Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania. In Australia, it serves to cities like Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth and several others. The airline also flies to various prominent cities of Japan, including Tokyo, Shizuoka, Osaka, Okinawa, Hiroshima and much more. In American region, it covers Apia, Los Angeles, Honolulu, San Francisco and others. Air New Zealand also gives its scheduled services to cities like London, Queenstown, Sydney, Vancouver, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Christchurch, Denpasar and various others.
Limits for checked baggage and cabin baggage in Air New Zealand may vary with the destination & cabin class. Free checked baggage for Economy class passenger is 1 piece of maximum weight 23kg, for Premium Economy passengers is 2 pieces of maximum weight 23 kg each, and for Business class passengers, 3 pieces of maximum weight 23 kg each. Customers of Economy class are also allowed to carry a cabin baggage not exceeding to 7 kg. Business Class and Premium Economy passengers are allowed to carry two pieces weighing a combined weight of 14 kg.