Premium Economy

Experience our Kiwi hospitality and luxurious cabins the moment
you step
on board flights to New Zealand and Australia.

You can have your own nest in the sky with Premium Economy,
and discover a better way to fly. 

777-200ER Premium Economy Couple Enjoying Dinner and Wine

Make yourself at home

Enjoy a luxuriously soft and roomy leather armchair, browse our inflight entertainment, catch up on work, or relax 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.


777-200 Premium Economy Seat Reclined

We've got you covered

With our Premium Economy fares, you will get:

  • More personal space
  • Free standard seat select
  • Two pieces of carry on (up to 15lb each)
  • Two pieces of checked luggage (up to 50lb each)
  • Inflight entertainment
  • Complimentary meal and drinks from our Premium Economy menu
  • A higher Airpoints Dollars™ and Status Points earn rate^

777-200 Premium Economy Cabin Crew Serving Dinner and Dessert to Single Female Traveller

Kiwi cuisine you'll love

Our menus are full of fresh, high-quality ingredients, delivering deliciously satisfying flavors with a modern Kiwi twist. We also offer a wide selection of premium New Zealand wines to complement each meal. The extensive wine list features some of New Zealand's most awarded winemakers and the country's best-loved wine varietals, selected by top wine consultants.

See a sample Premium Economy menu or learn more about our cuisine and wine.

You can also pre-order special meals when you book.


Amenity Kit – Premium Economy

A kit for comfort 

We realize it's those little extras that can make a trip and that's why our Premium Economy customers will enjoy premium check-in.  

Onboard, you'll also find an amenity kit with key toiletries and other items to ensure a comforting journey. The amenity kit is available only when traveling long haul, Perth and Hawaii.  


777-300 – Premium Economy

Entertainment for days

The vast selection of activities on our inflight entertainment will keep even the most fidgety of flyers engaged for the whole flight.

Enjoy over 1,700 hours of content - including latest movies, TV box sets, video games, and a dedicated kids section - all on a personal touch screen in widescreen format. If you need more, there are always the USB and iPod connections to plug in to.

Find out what's showing onboard this month.

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TripAdvisor - 2019 Travelers Choice

Air New Zealand - Best Premium Economy 2019 

Millions of travelers around the world have recognized Air New Zealand, awarding the airline wins in TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice® Awards.