With the quarantine free trans Tasman bubble now scheduled to launch on April 19, Air New Zealand have announced increased flights between Australia and New Zealand.
This means more flights available to ski and board Mt Ruapehu on the North Island or the clubfields and commercial fields of the South Island including Christchurch for Mt Hutt and Queenstown for Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona and Treble Cone.
The airline has been preparing for a trans-Tasman bubble for a few months, bringing furloughed crew back onboard and ensuring they are up to speed with training, along with making sure its international airports and lounges are ready for the influx of customers.
Customers will be required to wear masks during travel to and from Australia and screening questions will be asked at check-in.
|Brisbane||19 April||1-2 flights per day|
|Melbourne||19 April||1-3 flights per day|
|Sydney||19 April||3-5 flights per day|
|Perth||19 April (subject to approval)||6-7 flights per week|
|Gold Coast||19 April||6-7 flights per week|
|Adelaide||5 May||3-4 flights per week|
|Sunshine Coast||28 June||3 flights per week|
|Cairns||29 June||3 flights per week|
|Hobart||TBC||2 flights per week|
|Brisbane||19 April||3-5 flights per week|
|Melbourne||19 April||4-6 flights per week|
|Sydney||19 April||6-10 flights per week|
|Brisbane||19 April||5-7 flights per week|
|Melbourne||19 April||6-7 flights per week|
|Sydney||19 April||7-11 flights per week|
|Gold Coast||24 April||1-3 flights per week|
|Melbourne||19 April||3-5 flights per week|
|Sydney||19 April||4-7 flights per week|
|Brisbane||5 May||3 flights per week|
Air New Zealand’s international flexibility policy was recently extended so customers with flights scheduled to depart before 11:59pm on 31 December 2021 have the ability to opt into credit or make a change to the date or time of the flight with change fees waived (fare difference may still apply).