Air New Zealand return to the Sunshine Coast. This is a very popular route for New Zealanders wanting to have a nice Winter break on our lovely Sunshine Coast. This is a seasonal route that is offered in the Winter months. In a press release, the company said it was happy to restart this route as it is a very important one for the airline. According to the article, this very popular Australian region makes up more than 20% of their network with a volume of more than 2.6 passengers pre-covid. Air New Zealand flies to 9 destinations in Australia.
When do the flights start?
According to the press release, the flights will start on the 25th of June 2023. Air New Zealand says these flights will operate until the 15th of September. The airline offers 3 weekly flights, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The flights will connect Aukland to the Sunshine Coast, departing at 9.10 am (New Zealand times) with arrival in the Sunshine Coast by lunchtime.
The flights will be operated by A320/A321 aircraft and also according to the article, they are already on sale.
A two-way street
For those in New Zealand who love warmer weather, the Sunshine Coast offers a sunny outlook. Milder winter temperatures with spectacular beaches will bring a touch of Summer into their Winter. Apart from that, the Sunshine coast offers a laid-back feeling, great food and amazing culture.
For the Aussies wanting a magical white winter, New Zealand offers amazing ski resorts, landscapes, nature, food and culture. The perfect winter holiday.
This is a two-way street, and it poses a great opportunity for people in both countries to enjoy a perfect winter gateway. Whether you are just looking for a winter holiday or you plan to visit family or friends, this is another way of connecting the two countries.