Air Chathams are based on the Chatham Islands and have scheduled return flights to Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch and Napier each week utilising either twin engine Convair 580s or a Metroliner. We schedule 6 flights a week in the Summer, and 4 flights a week in the Winter. We also offer charter flights to Pitt Island.
Check In is at Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Napier Domestic Terminals with baggage Allowance is 20kg per passenger including infants, hand baggage must not exceed 5kg. In addition to being a passenger airline, we also offer a freight service between the New Zealand hubs and the Chatham Islands.
We operate the trusty Convair CIB on the Chathams, with the CIE supporting Chathams and doing charters in NZ, the CIF in Tonga, the CID freighter is in storage at the moment, the Metro is still operating with Origin Pacific and the Cessna 206 provides the service to Pitt.
For online bookings visit our website. Here you may check flight availability, book flights and pay online.
What makes us different?
We are a reliable and safe airline transporting freight/people from the Chatham Islands to and from New Zealand. We offer a variety of flight packages, such as Pitt island day trips, Chatham island scenic trips, volcano tours, and more. Contact us today for further information about our service.
I flew from Auckland to Whanganui with them today, top marks for providing a direct flight and the attendant was great, I watched her helping a passenger who was in a wheelchair and she had such a lovely manner with him.