Air New Zealand takes you to Taipei

Air New Zealand will be flying non-stop between Auckland and Taipei from 1 November 2018.

The flight will take around 11 hours and will depart year-round three times a week. As well as Economy (with optional Skycouch™) and Premium Economy seats, you have the option of Business Premier™.


Whether you are heading home and looking for your next Asia holiday destination, Taipei offers urban sophistication, cultural attractions and breathtaking natural scenery. With its unique blend of Asian ethnicities, Taipei is both beautiful and fascinating.


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Experience Air New Zealand's premium long haul offering

World renowned Air New Zealand Crew

At Air New Zealand we take pride in our crew members who provide a warm and safe experience for all customers.  We also have some Chinese speaking crew members on-board our non-stop flights to Taipei. 

  • Includes a standard seat , a carry-on bag of up to 7kg, two pieces of checked luggage (up to 23kg each), Airpoints Dollars™ and Status Points on every flight* 
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  • Our innovative Skycouch™ gives the option of extra room. The Skycouch is a row of three Economy seats that together create a flexible space for whatever you want it to be - an area to relax and stretch out in, or for the kids to use as a play area. It’s like having your very own couch on the plane. 
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  • More personal space, free standard seat select, two pieces of carry on (up to 7kg each), two pieces of checked luggage (up to 23kg each), a higher Airpoints™ Dollars and Status Point earn rate* 
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  • A lie-flat or leather armchair with even more personal space, two pieces of carry on (up to 7kg each), three pieces of checked luggage (up to 23kg each), a higher Airpoints Dollars™ and Status Point earn rate* 
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Baggage Allowance

Take more with you, or bring more back. Enjoy 2x23kg checked baggage on Economy and Premium Economy fares.

If you want to take more, you can purchase a Prepaid Extra Bag as part of your booking or any time before your day of travel. The maximum number is three bags per person, including any Prepaid Extra Bags or frequent flyer membership extras1.

Economy Skycouch™

Whether you're a couple who'd like a bit of extra room, a parent with a young child or a parent with two restless kids, you’ll find our innovative Economy Skycouch™ is the ideal solution.

The Economy Skycouch™ is a row of Economy seats that can be turned into a couch after takeoff, so you and your friend or family member can stretch out. It can be used as seating, a couch or even a play area and you will get some lovely bedding and pillows.

If travelling with an infant, you can use the Skycouch Infant Harness and Belt which allows infants to remain lying down throughout the cruise phase of flight, even when the seatbelt sign is on.

The Skycouch Infant Harness, Belt and Pod will be available on all Air New Zealand Boeing 777 and 787-9 operated long-haul services from mid-2018 and will be provided to all Economy Skycouch customers travelling with infants by cabin crew.

Cuisine and wine

Because relaxing over a good meal is one of life's great pleasures, we've consulted with top food and wine experts to design our menus to reflect the fresh, innovative cuisine of New Zealand. 

We also offer a variety of pre-order special meals to cater for a wide range of dietary and cultural needs including vegetarian oriental Chinese style meals. 

Our special meals are available to anyone with an Air New Zealand international ticket.  To request a special meal, just let us know when you book or at least 24 hours before your departure. The meal options depend on your flight and fare.

Inflight Entertainment

On our international flights, enjoy hours of entertainment where you can watch what you want, when you want, including Chinese language and Chinese subtitle options.  Start your on-demand entertainment system the moment you take your seat with our gate-to-gate entertainment**. 


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