Star Alliance

Air New Zealand is proud to be a member of the Star Alliance network.
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Wherever in the world you may be going, there are many benefits when you travel with Air New Zealand and other Star Alliance member airlines.

More opportunities for frequent flyers

As an Airpoints™ member you can earn Airpoints Dollars™ and Status Points on all Star Alliance member airlines.

So many destinations

Over 18,500 daily flights to over 1,330 destinations in 192 countries. That's a lot of travelling!

Co-ordinated schedules

Looking for fast and simple transfers and less waiting time between flights? Star Alliance member airlines offer ever increasingly co-ordinated schedules.

Qualification for Airpoints™ status

By travelling on Star Alliance member airlines you are able to earn Status Points, which will help you reach Airpoints status levels sooner and allow you to enjoy more benefits when flying.

To find out if you will earn Status Points when travelling with Star Alliance airline members, check each Star Alliance member airlines page (as below) for details on which booking classes qualify to earn.

Worldwide recognition and privileges

Once you reach Star Alliance Gold or Silver with any Star Alliance member's frequent flyer programme you'll receive priority attention and privileges on all Star Alliance member airlines.

Lounge access

As an Airpoints Elite and Gold member you are welcome to use any Star Alliance member's lounge when travelling on a Star Alliance carrier operated flight.

Passengers travelling internationally in First Class or Business Class may access the Star Alliance international lounge at the point of departure.

Star Alliance member airlines

Airpoints Dollars™ and Status Points earn is determined by the partner airline which operates the flight. Status Points are only earned on Star Alliance carrier operated flights. Certain booking classes on Partner Airlines are not eligible to earn Airpoints Dollars™ or Status Points. On a partner airline flight, Airpoints Dollars™ and Status Points may be earned on a flight by flight basis rather than a journey basis. Please note booking class eligibility and earning rates are subject to change without notice and any changes will apply based on the date you travel. Refer to the Airpoints™ terms and conditions for more information.