International lounges

Our Air New Zealand lounges are a great place to start and end your holiday or work trip. We own and operate three international lounges at Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch airports as well as six locations across the world.

Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge

This is our flagship lounge, opened in 2015. Sleek and spacious, it is a remarkable example of contemporary airport lounge design.

Access

  • Airpoints™ Elite and Gold members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only), Star Alliance, NZ marketed flight code operated by Cathay Pacific, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin
  • Koru members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only), Star Alliance, NZ marketed flight code operated by Cathay Pacific, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, Singapore Airlines
  • Airpoints Silver (with voucher) and Elite Partner members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only), NZ marketed flight code operated by Cathay Pacific, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers on a long-haul Air New Zealand flight connecting with an international short-haul flight on the same itinerary for these flight types: Air New Zealand flights, NZ marketed flight code operated by Aircalin, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu
  • Single-entry lounge pass holders departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only), NZ marketed flight code operated by Cathay Pacific, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin

Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guests must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing on any Air New Zealand flight or a flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only) or NZ marketed flight code operated by Cathay Pacific, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin
  • Airpoints Gold, Silver and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest

Opening times

Open from 4:30am until the last departure.

Location

After security and immigration, walk past The Loop Duty Free on your left. Looking left, walk towards the shops. Travel up the escalator.

Size

2100m2, seating for 375 guests.

Food & drinks

Food theatre, buffet meals, light refreshments, barista coffee and bar.

Business

WiFi, business desk, laptops available on request and printing facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 


 

Air New Zealand Brisbane International Lounge

Opened in 2016, this sleek and spacious lounge is a remarkable example of contemporary airport lounge design.

Access

  • Airpoints™ Elite and Gold members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman and long-haul only), Star Alliance, NZ marketed flight code operated by Etihad Airways (Brisbane to Abu Dhabi)
  • Airpoints Silver (with voucher) and Elite Partner members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Koru members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers on an international short-haul Air New Zealand flight connecting with an international long-haul Air New Zealand flight on the same itinerary
  • Single-entry lounge pass holders departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)

Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guests must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing on any Air New Zealand flight or a flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Silver, Gold and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand or Virgin Australia (Tasman only)

Opening times

Open 2 hours before departure.

Location

After security and immigration, walk through the duty free area, turn right and travel up the escalator between gates 81 and 82. The lounge is to the left.

Size

800m2, seating for 185 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 


 

Air New Zealand Christchurch International Lounge

A sleek, well-equipped and comfortable lounge. An excellent place to relax. 

Access

  • Airpoints™ Elite and Gold members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only), Star Alliance
  • Airpoints Silver (with voucher) and Elite Partner members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Koru members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Business Class and Works Deluxe passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers on a long-haul Air New Zealand flight connecting with an international short-haul flight on the same itinerary for these flight types: Air New Zealand flights, NZ marketed flight code operated by Air Calin, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu
  • Single-entry lounge pass holders departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)

Transit access

Not available.

Guests

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand or Virgin Australia (Tasman only) flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Silver and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest

Opening times

Open from 4:30am and 2 hours prior to any scheduled flight.

Location

Level 1, after security and immigration, turn right and walk past JR Duty Free.

Size

597m2, seating for 125 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 


 

Air New Zealand Melbourne International Lounge

This lounge is currently being refurbished. From 4 June 2016, the current lounge will be closed so we can create this new space. We have a temporary lounge available on Level 1 for you to enjoy in the meantime.

Access

  • Airpoints™ Elite and Gold members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman and long-haul only), Star Alliance, NZ marketed flight code operated by Etihad Airways (Sydney to Abu Dhabi)
  • Airpoints Silver (with voucher) and Elite Partner members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Koru members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Business Class and Works Deluxe passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers on an international short-haul Air New Zealand flight connecting with an international long-haul Air New Zealand flight on the same itinerary
  • Single-entry lounge pass holders departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)

Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guests must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing on any Air New Zealand flight or a flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Silver, Gold and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand or Virgin Australia (Tasman only)

Opening times

Open two hours before departure.

Location

This lounge is being refurbished. Our temporary lounge is located on level 1. After security and immigration, walk through the duty free area to the bottom of the escalators.

Size

500m2, seating for 185 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 


 

Air New Zealand Nadi International Lounge

This lounge is currently being refurbished. From 11 February 2016, the current lounge will be closed so we can create this new space. The new improved lounge is expected to open later this year.

Access

  • Airpoints Gold and Elite members departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Silver (with voucher) and Elite Partner members departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Koru members departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers on an international short-haul Air New Zealand flight connecting with an international long-haul Air New Zealand flight on the same itinerary
  • Single-entry lounge pass holders departing on Air New Zealand flights

Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guests must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing on any Air New Zealand flight or a flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Silver, Gold and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
  • Airpoints Elite members can bring up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights

Opening times

Open three hours before departure.

Location

After security and immigration, walk past the duty free shops to the right rear of the ground floor.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets. 

 


 

Air New Zealand Rarotonga International Lounge

A comfortable and functional lounge with views of the runway.

Access

  • Airpoints Gold and Elite members departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Silver (with voucher) and Elite Partner members departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Koru members departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers on an international short-haul Air New Zealand flight connecting with an international long-haul Air New Zealand flight on the same itinerary
  • Single-entry lounge pass holders departing on Air New Zealand flights

Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guests must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing on any Air New Zealand flight or a flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Silver, Gold and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
  • Airpoints Elite members can bring up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights

Opening times

Open two hours and 30 minutes before departure.

Location

After security and immigration, you’ll find our lounge beside the departure gates.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 


 

Air New Zealand Sydney International Lounge

This is our flagship lounge, opened in 2015. Sleek and spacious, it is a remarkable example of contemporary airport lounge design.

Access

  • Airpoints Gold and Elite members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman and long-haul only), Star Alliance, NZ marketed flight code operated by Etihad Airways (Sydney to Abu Dhabi)
  • Airpoints Silver (with voucher) and Elite Partner members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Koru members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Business Class passengers on an international short-haul Air New Zealand flight connecting with an international long-haul Air New Zealand flight on the same itinerary
  • Single-entry lounge pass holders departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)

Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guests must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing on any Air New Zealand flight or a flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Silver, Gold and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand or Virgin Australia (Tasman only)

Opening times

Open from 6:00am until the last departure.

Location

After completing customs and security checks, turn right and walk towards gate 59, which is near the entrance to our lounge located on the mezzanine level above the departure gates.

Size

1450m2, seating for 299 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments, barista coffee and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 


 

Air New Zealand Wellington International Lounge

A sleek, well-equipped and comfortable lounge which is a nice place to relax.

Access

  • Airpoints™ Elite, Elite Partner, Gold and Koru members departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Airpoints Silver (with voucher) departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)
  • Business Class and Works Deluxe passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
  • Single-entry lounge pass holders departing on these flight types: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia (Tasman only)

Transit access

Not availble.

Guests

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand or Virgin Australia (Tasman only) flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Silver and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest

Opening times

Open from 4:30am and re-opens from 1:00pm.

Location

After completing customs and security checks, walk past duty free, turn right.

Size

394m2, seating for 98 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.