Air New Zealand Check-in

Does Air New Zealand have online check-in?

Yes, online check-in is open 24 hours before your scheduled departure. It closes 30 minutes before departure for domestic New Zealand flights and 90 minutes before departure for international flights. Click here for more information and to check-in online.

Does Air New Zealand have mobile check-in?

Yes, you can check in via the website on your web-enabled phone or through the Air NZ Mobile app. However, you cannot use an electronic boarding pass at the airport- you must print out your boarding pass. Click here for more information.

If I am traveling within New Zealand, how much time should I allot at the airport?

Air New Zealand requires that you are checked in at least 30 minutes before your flight's departure time. If you have special needs (ie. traveling with a pet) you should allow at least 45 minutes at the airport.

If I am traveling within New Zealand to an international connection, how much time should I allot at the airport?

Air New Zealand recommends that you are checked in 45 minutes before your flight's departure time. For flights departing out of the following airports, you will be required to check in 60 minutes before your flight: Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch.

If I am traveling internationally, how much time should I allot at the airport?

Air New Zealand recommends arriving at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight's departure time. From flights to/from the U.S. departing from the following airports, Air New Zealand recommends arriving 3 hours before scheduled departure: Auckland, Nadi, London, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Apia and Tonga.

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