Air New Zealand announces extra Sunday charter service to Melbourne

Air New Zealand will operate a Boeing 777-200 charter service between Auckland and Melbourne this weekend offering more than 300 additional seats in each direction for fans keen to get to Sunday’s cricket final.
26 March 2015

The first chartered service will depart Auckland on Sunday at 8:30am, arriving in Melbourne at 10:30am. The return service on Monday will depart Melbourne at 2:00am, arriving back in Auckland at 7:30am.

The airline yesterday added additional services from Auckland to Melbourne this Saturday and from Melbourne to Auckland on Monday 30 March. These additional flights proved hugely popular, selling out in only an hour. 

Return fares on the charter service will be offered for a special price of $991 (inclusive of taxes) for a Seat fare.

Fares go on sale at 12:30pm today and can be booked on Air New Zealand’s website:


Issued by Air New Zealand Public Affairs ph +64 21 747 320