Air New Zealand flies out of Canada
Air New Zealand is the national airline for the South Pacific island nation, providing round the world flights for Canadians looking to fly in and out Kiwi country.
Passengers who fly with Air New Zealand can join Airpoints, the airline's frequent flyer program, which allows travelers to accumulate Airpoints Dollars that can be used for rewards such as discounted economy flights.
Silver, Gold, or Gold Elite status' are awarded to customers who fly a specific number of miles with Air New Zealand. These classifications offer travelers exclusive benefits, with Gold Elite being the highest level of membership and requiring the highest amount of miles flown on the airline.
The flight to Auckland and its return trip are serviced by Air New Zealand's Boeing 777-200 Extended Range planes. These planes are some of the largest passenger carriers used by consumer airlines today.
Nearly 250 seats in the economy cabin provide ample leg room with 31 - 33 inches of space between seats. Premium economy flights offer about 10 more inches of comfort for passengers. In both cabins, each seat has an 8.4-inch high-definition screen for travelers to enjoy a wide array of entertainment options.
First class flights to Auckland offer the largest amount of space, ensuring these passengers have the maximum amount of comfort. All seats turn into flat beds and come with an ottoman footrest, leather armchairs, a large table and a 10.4-inch high-definition screen for entertainment.
Air New Zealand flights offer meals that put a twist on the native cuisine for customers on flights to Canada. Wine consultants take part in blind wine tastings twice a year to make sure the best beverages are served on the plane.
Koru membership holders can take advantage of Air New Zealand's designated lounges in many international airports. These members are given access to special check-in facilities and cheap business class flights to Auckland.
In 2010, Air New Zealand won numerous awards, cementing the airline's status as one of the premiere long-haul flight providers to and from Canada. Air New Zealand won best airline in the 2010 "Which? Awards," along with two wins from Skytrax awards - "Best Airline Australia/Pacific" and "Staff Service Excellence Award for the Australia/Pacific region."
In addition, Conde Nast Traveler voted Air New Zealand "Favourite Long-Haul Leisure Airline."
Air New Zealand aims to become the top flight provider in the world by providing superior passenger experiences and comforts.