Airpoints™ news

Keep up to date with some of the latest news that relates to Airpoints™ members and our Airpoints programme.

Here you could find information on changes to the Airpoints™ programme, network and scheduling information and Airpoints partner news.

For general information on the Airpoints programme, frequent flyer benefits and ways to earn and spend your Airpoints Dollars™, please refer to the Airpoints homepage.

To check your Airpoints balance and for all other account information please sign in to your Air New Zealand online account and look out for our monthly Airpoints Update email direct to your inbox.


1 August 2017 - Air New Zealand is trialling Airpoints Flexipay - a new form of payment.

The Fly Buys and Airpoints programmes take a new direction

1 September 2016 - Airpoints and Fly Buys have elected to focus on their own respective loyalty programmes and will no longer offer Airpoints Dollar earning through the Fly Buys network from 17 October.

Three more businesses join the Air New Zealand Airpoints programme

1 September 2016 - Mitre 10, Tower Insurance and Storage King are the latest businesses to join Airpoints, giving members even more ways to earn their way to their next flight.

Air New Zealand Airpoints partners with iconic Kiwi brands Mercury, Z Energy and Foodstuffs New Zealand

22 June 2016 - Air New Zealand's Airpoints programme continues its strong growth, signing three significant new partners who each enjoy solid market share in their respective categories.

Schools to take flight with Airpoints for Schools

14 June 2016 - Ten Kiwi schools have cause to celebrate following a huge response to Air New Zealand's first annual Airpoints for Schools programme.

Kiwi schools named to raise Airpoints Dollars for travel

14 March 2016 - Air New Zealand has announced the ten school groups selected for its first annual Airpoints for Schools programme who from April will be eligible to receive donated Airpoints Dollars to redeem on travel.

New Air New Zealand initiative to give back to schools

11 December 2015 - Air New Zealand has today announced a new annual initiative, with support from the Ministry of Education, which allows Airpoints members to donate Airpoints Dollars to participating schools.

Air New Zealand introduces Airpoints for Business

16 September 2015 - Air New Zealand has introduced a new initiative which for the first time will reward New Zealand businesses with bonus Airpoints Dollars when their employees travel with Air New Zealand for work.

Get Fit and Fly with Snap Fitness and Air New Zealand Airpoints

1 August 2015 - Thanks to Air New Zealand Airpoints there's an added incentive to join the gym.

Air New Zealand and Bayleys offer Airpoints 'on the house'

1 April 2015 - Air New Zealand Airpoints members can now earn Airpoints Dollars when selling their houses, land, and other properties with Bayleys Real Estate.

Audi and Air New Zealand Airpoints join forces

29 January 2015 - For the first time, Kiwis will be able to earn or spend Air New Zealand Airpoints Dollars on their next Audi purchase.