|Alliance||Star Alliance (affiliate)|
|Parent company||Air New Zealand|
Western Reclamation, Auckland City
|Key people||Christopher Luxon, CEO|
Air New Zealand Link is a brand name under which Air New Zealand's subsidiary regional airlines operate flights. They primarily connect regional centres with New Zealand's three main international airports, Auckland Airport, Wellington International Airport, and Christchurch International Airport. The regional airlines are Air Nelson, Mount Cook Airline and the now disbanded Eagle Airways.
Air New Zealand Link was formed as the brand name for regional services in 1991, covering the three airlines Air New Zealand had purchased interests in: Eagle Airways, Mount Cook Airline and Air Nelson. The three airlines were purchased as Air New Zealand found it not viable to operate its own regional services due to the introduction of new competition, Ansett New Zealand.
The airlines were purchased as below:
As of 30 April 2019 the Air New Zealand Link carriers operate the following aircraft.
|Airline||Aircraft||Number in service||Orders||Passenger seats||Notes|
|Air Nelson||Bombardier Q300||23||-||50|||
|Mount Cook Airline||ATR 72-500||7||-||68|||
As of June 2019 Air New Zealand Link flies to the following destinations.