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Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand operates flights throughout New Zealand as well as to destinations around the world and transports around 17 million passengers per year. Their focus is on domestic flights and flights around the Pacific Rim region. They have won many different awards for service, reputation, and more. The airline was incorporated in 1940 and currently operates more than 115 aircraft of varying type and size. While most airlines give specific dimensions for carry on luggage, Air New Zealand’s website states a linear measurement along with weight limits and number of items. Keep reading to find out the cabin bag allowances for Air New Zealand before your flight.

Carry on baggage info for Air New Zealand

Updated October 2019

Headquarters Country: New Zealand


Number of carry on items allowed:

  • Economy: 1 + personal item
  • Premium economy & business premier: 2 + personal item (this also applies to Airpoints™ Gold, Elite and Star Alliance Gold members)

Maximum allowed in imperial: (official)

  • Linear dimensions = 46.5 in
  • Weight in economy = 15 lbs
  • Weight in first/business = 30 lbs for both items combined, with no item weighing more than 22 lbs

Maximum allowed in metric: (official)

  • Linear dimensions = 118 cm
  • Weight in economy = 7 kg
  • Weight in first/business = 14 kg for both items combined, with no item weighing more than 10 kg

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