March 28, 2018
Air New Zealand Launching Nonstop Flights to Chicago

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Air New Zealand is starting nonstop flights between Chicago (ORD)-Auckland (AKL) on November 30, 2018. This won’t be for the faint of heart. The flights bound for the US are clocked at 15 hours while flights bound for New Zealand are clocked for 16 hours. Here’s the schedule:

  • NZ26 departs Auckland 8:10 PM, arrives in Chicago 4:15 PM
  • NZ27 departs Chicago 8:10 PM, arrives in Auckland 6:30 AM (+2 days)

Flights departs three days a week on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Air New Zealand’s US bound destinations will now be Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago. The Boeing 787 operating the flight offers Economy, Premium Economy, and Business Class.

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