Air New Zealand has ramped up its domestic schedule for August to 70 percent of pre-COVID-19 levels.

The airline had planned to operate around 55 percent of its usual domestic capacity (compared to pre-COVID-19 levels) during August.

Air New Zealand General Manager Networks Scott Carr says the airline has been pleasantly surprised with demand for domestic travel.

“As a result of demand, we’ve added or upgauged more than 400 one-way flights in August. This includes operating an additional 408 one-way flights and 18 flights which have been upgauged to a larger aircraft.”

The following domestic routes will see additional or upgauged flights in August –

Auckland to/from

  • Christchurch
  • Nelson
  • Queenstown
  • Wellington

Christchurch to/from

  • Dunedin
  • Hamilton
  • Invercargill
  • Nelson
  • New Plymouth
  • Palmerston North
  • Queenstown
  • Tauranga
  • Wellington

Wellington to/from

  • Blenheim
  • Dunedin
  • Hamilton
  • Napier
  • Nelson
  • New Plymouth
  • Queenstown
  • Tauranga
  • Timaru

Earlier in the week, Air New Zealand’s online credit tool went live allowing customers who hold credit directly with the airline to manage their credit online.

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