Airlines that offer Domestic Flights within New Zealand
Air New Zealand is the national airline of the country and is based in Auckland Airport. If you're after a premium experience while flying, Air New Zealand could be the choice for you! Even in Economy, passengers can enjoy an entertainment system and complimentary snacks.
Air New Zealand also has a subsidiary airline, Air New Zealand Link, which serves over 20 destinations.
- Check-in online: Online check-in is available, open 24 hours before flight departure. You will receive an electronic boarding pass, which is accepted at all domestic airports.
- Check-in at the airport: Always arrive at the airport with plenty of time to check-in. Recommended check-in time depends on the airport.
- Is a passport required: If you're travelling from Christchurch to Auckland the flight will depart from the International terminal and a valid form of photo ID is required (passport recommended). Otherwise, the following forms of photo ID are acceptable: passport, drivers licence, student ID card, Airpoints card/alliance partner frequent flyer card, major credit card, birth certificate, farmers card, PSIS card or community services card.
Jetstar is the budget-friendly and more low-cost option, offering cheap flights to customers. The airline is actually based in Melbourne, in Australia, and is a subsidiary of Qantas. Did you know you can book Jetstar flights on finance? Check out our Fly Now Pay Later with Jetstar guide for more information.
- Check-in online: Online check-in for New Zealand domestic flights opens 28 days before and closes one hour before scheduled departure.
- Check-in at the airport: Please arrive at the airport with plenty of time to check-in.
- Is a passport required: All passengers may be required to provide ID on domestic flights in New Zealand. Accepted ID types are passports, drivers licence, an original or certified copy of a birth certificate or citizenship document, student id, aviation or airport authority issued ID.