Air New Zealand launches first non-stop air service between Auckland/Chicago

Air New Zealand has announced its inaugural flight between Auckland and Chicago landed at O´Hare International Airport on November 30, the company said.

Air New Zealand Chief Executive Officer Christopher Luxon, who travelled on the inaugural flight, says the airline´s new Auckland-Chicago service means new opportunities for travelers to explore the United States´ third-largest city, along with more of the East Coast of the US and Canada.

Air New Zealand´s direct Auckland-Chicago service, operated by its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, will depart Auckland on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.