Together with United Airlines we're making it easier to get to the USA with more flight choices. And with easy connections you can discover all that the USA has to offer.
Our alliance with United Airlines covers flights between New Zealand and mainland USA, including connecting flights within New Zealand and the US. For our customers, it means easy access to more flights and more destinations.
More seats, more flight times
Air New Zealand operates year round non-stop flights between Auckland and Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Chicago.
United Airlines operate year-round non-stop flights between Auckland and San Francisco.
From 29 October 2020 Air New Zealand will start flying a new non-stop service between Auckland and New York* (Newark Liberty International Airport). The new service will operate three times per week with flights departing both ports on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, year-round using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner code 2 aircraft. The code 2 aircraft will offer customers more Business Premier and Premium Economy seating. Flight time is expected to be 15 hours 40 minutes northbound and 17 hours 40 minutes southbound.
From its East Coast gateway at Newark Liberty International Airport, United Airlines operates more than 400 daily flights across the United States. The new service between Auckland and New York will also provide customers with convenient onward connections to more destinations across the United States.
*Subject to final regulatory approvals and crewing agreements.