Discover a better way to fly to New Zealand & Australia

Now flying three non-stop flights per week from Chicago to Auckland, New Zealand with seamless transit on to Australia.

Operated by new 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, passengers traveling from Chicago can expect a truly enjoyable flight that includes our award-winning Economy Skycouch, Premium Economy, and Business Premier cabins. Non-stop flights from Chicago to Auckland will increase to five times a week from Dec 9, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020.

Book your flight to New Zealand or Australia
Flight Schedule
 Chicago O'Hare to Auckland


9:20 pm

6:30 am (+2 days)



 Auckland to Chicago O'Hare


8:10 pm

6:05 pm (same day)



The above table reflects sample flight duration and days of frequency. Please check our flight timetable for specific dates before booking. 

Upgrade to Economy Skycouch™

Imagine a row of Economy seats that can be turned into a couch after takeoff. So you and your friend or family member can stretch out. Clever, right? Comfy, too. It's so flexible it can be used as seating, a couch or even a play area. You'll also get some lovely bedding and pillows. It's a world first. 

Click here to learn more about Economy Skycouch.

Drag to explore our Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Economy Skycouch™

Place yourself at the center of the Air New Zealand cabin experience and take a 360° tour*.

Experience Premium Economy

Enjoy a luxuriously soft and roomy leather armchair, browse our inflight entertainment and enjoy our famous Kiwi cuisine. We've customized beautifully comfortable ink-colored luxury leather seats for you, with generous armrests, a leg rest and extendable foot support. Click here to learn more about Premium Economy.

Drag to explore our Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Premium Economy

Place yourself at the center of the Air New Zealand cabin experience and take a 360° tour*.

Experience Business Premier™

Quite simply, the best sleep in the sky. Enjoy a super soft leather seat that transforms into a luxurious lie-flat bed, with a memory foam mattress, two full-size pillows and a cozy duvet. Complete your experience with the best of fresh, innovative New Zealand cuisine and perfectly paired wines to tempt even the busiest traveler.

Learn more about Business Premier.

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Air New Zealand - ATW Eco Airline of the Year 2019 

Air New Zealand has been crowned 'ATW Eco Airline of the Year' in the 2019 Air Transport World Airline Industry Awards.