Co-operation partners

In addition to our Star Alliance partners, Air New Zealand has partnerships and agreements with a number of selected airlines to provide you with even more flight options and benefits around the world.

Qualifying partner airline flights

Airpoints members are able to earn both Airpoints Dollars and Status Points with the qualifying partner airlines below. Travel must be on an Air New Zealand flight number and ticketed booking. Use our Airpoints calculator to see how many potential Airpoints Dollars and Status Points you could earn.

Refer to each of the below partner airline pages for detail on which booking classes qualify to earn Airpoints Dollars and Status Points.

  • Cathay Pacific on flights between Auckland and Hong Kong (NZ4992/NZ4994/NZ4993/NZ4995) and between Christchurch and Hong Kong from December 2017 (NZ4998/NZ4999)
  • Virgin Australia on flights between New Zealand and Australia (NZ7000 series, excludes domestic Australia flights)
  • United on flights between Auckland and San Francisco (NZ9816/NZ9817)
  • Air China on flights between Auckland and Beijing (NZ3888/NZ3889)