Air New Zealand to resume flights to Chicago O’Hare

Air New Zealand has announced it will resume its nonstop service from Chicago on October 30, bringing the airline back to all 29 of its international pre-Covid destinations.

The services will operate three times a week with a state-of-the-art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, allowing customers the opportunity to fly in Business Premier, Premium Economy and Economy Skycouch.

Additionally, this marks the launch of Air New Zealand’s brand new international menu, which will showcase the best of Air New Zealand produce to travelers across the world; including seared salmon from Marlborough and crisp salads from the orchards and fields in Gisborne, Waikato and the Manawatū.

In other news, From October 30, 2022, all new Economy bookings made on Air New Zealand’s Tahiti, Perth and Honolulu services will enjoy the full-inflight service offering, including a tasty meal, Inflight Entertainment, and baggage allowances, as the airline makes moves to further lift its customer proposition.

What’s changing?

Perth and Tahiti

  • From October 20, Seat and Seat+bag fares will no longer be available to be booked on flights departing after October 30.
  • Customers will now be able to choose between The Works (Economy), Premium Economy and Business Premier.
  • During the transition period, customers who have purchased a Seat or Seat+bag prior to 20 October, will receive a full meal and beverage service and Inflight Entertainment if travelling post October 30.
  • Original ticketed baggage allowance, Airpoints Dollars and Status Points accrual will apply to existing tickets.

Honolulu

  • From October 30, Honolulu flights will move to a full-service offering.
  • Customers can choose between Economy, Premium Economy and Business Premier on these flights.
  • During the transition period, customers who have purchased a seat, Seat+bag or The Works will automatically receive our full service Economy offering.
  • Original ticketed baggage allowance, Airpoints Dollars and Status Points accrual will apply to existing tickets.

Top Copyright Photo: Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner ZK-NZN (msn 38182) LAX (Jay Selman). Image: 404201.

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