Discover a better way to fly from Chicago to New Zealand & Australia

We're making it even easier to discover the best of New Zealand and Australia with the launch of three non-stop flights per week from Chicago to Auckland, New Zealand starting November 30.

Operated by new 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, passengers traveling from Chicago can expect a truly enjoyable flight that includes the award-winning Economy Skycouch™, luxury leather Premium Economy seats and lie flat beds in Business Premier™.

Scroll down for more information on our great fares and award-winning service.

New Zealand

 
Auckland

$1,687*

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Wellington

$1,837*

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Christchurch

$1,837*

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Queenstown

$1,927*

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Rotorua

$1,857*

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Nelson

$1,927*

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Dunedin

$1,927*

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Travel periods: 1 Nov - 10 Dec 2018; 1 Feb - 30 Apr 2019
Sale ends: 5 Jul 2018

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Australia

 
Sydney

$1,517*

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Melbourne

$1,504*

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Brisbane

$1,521*

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Adelaide

$1,706*

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Perth

$1,973*

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Travel period: 10 Aug - 30 Nov 2018
Advance purchase: 50 days
Sale ends: 5 Jul 2018
Important note: All flight sectors of purchased ticket must be used in sequence, any deviation will incur a change fee and trigger a fare re-calculation for the new itinerary.

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Flight Schedule
 
 Chicago O'Hare to Auckland

 NZ27

7:10 pm

6:30 am (+2 days)

Wed/Fri/Sun

787-9

 
 Auckland to Chicago O'Hare

 NZ26

8:10 pm

4:15 pm (same day)

Wed/Fri/Sun

787-9

All times local. Schedule effective from November 30, 2018 through March 8, 2019. Flight schedule and aircraft type are subject to change.

Upgrade to Economy Skycouch™

You can add Economy Skycouch to an Economy fare when booking long haul flights online. You'll see 'Skycouch on board' beneath the price if the option is available. You'll find costs and details when you get to the 'extras' page.  

Choose your configuration based on how many people you're travelling with. We offer options for one Skycouch, one Skycouch plus an Economy seat or multiple Skycouches. Click here to learn more about Economy Skycouch.

Upgrade to Premium Economy

More space, more seat, more luxuries. A premium travel experience at an affordable price. Click here to learn more about Premium Economy.

Upgrade to Business Premier

Quite simply, the best sleep in the sky. Learn more about Business Premier.

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Auckland

$1,322*

$1,542*

$1,672*

$1,687*

$1,030*

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Wellington

$1,472*

$1,692*

$1,822*

$1,837*

$1,180* 

Book now

 
Christchurch

$1,472*

$1,692*

$1,822* 

$1,837*

$1,180* 

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Queenstown

$1,562*

$1,782*

$1,912* 

$1,927*

$1,270* 

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Rotorua

$1,492*

$1,712*

$1,842* 

$1,857*

$1,200* 

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Nelson

$1,562*

$1,782*

$1,912*

$1,927*

$1,270* 

Book now

 
Dunedin

$1,562*

$1,782*

$1,912*

$1,927*

$1,270*

Book now

Travel periods: Los Angeles 1 Nov - 10 Dec 2018; 1 Feb - 30 Apr 2019
San Francisco 1 Nov - 10 Dec 2018; 1 Feb - 30 Apr 2019
Houston 1 Nov - 10 Dec 2018; 1 Feb - 30 Apr 2019
Chicago 1 Nov - 10 Dec 2018; 1 Feb - 30 Apr 2019
Honolulu 31 Jul - 1 Oct, 21 Oct - 30 Nov 2018; 17 Jan - 30 Apr 2019
Advance purchase: 120 days for Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston & Chicago
Sale ends: 5 Jul 2018

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