An Emirates Boeing 777

Emirates has launched a sale on Economy and Business Class trans-Tasman airfares to New Zealand, just in time for Australian travellers seeking a getaway to some of the world’s most famous ski-fields.

Mt Hutt, Hamner Springs, Porters and Arthur’s Pass ski-fields are easily accessible with one-way Economy Class airfares to Christchurch starting from AUD$238, and from AUD$437 return. Business Class prices start from AUD$633 one-way, and AUD$1227 return.

Flights to New Zealand’s North Island ski-fields are also on sale, with one-way Economy Class airfares to Auckland from AUD$231, and AUD$420 return. Business Class fares start from AUD$626 one-way and AUD$1210 return.

Emirates’ aircraft on trans-Tasman routes boast spacious seating for Economy Class travellers, as well as a generous baggage policy. Economy Class customers can check in 30kg and Business Class passengers can travel with 40kg of checked baggage.

Fully lie-flat massage beds in Business Class are features of the B777-300ER and A380 aircraft, ensuring all travellers enjoy state-of-the-art product on trans-Tasman services.

All New Zealand services receive inflight service delivered by an international crew drawn from over 140 nationalities, menus designed by leading chefs and complemented by the finest wines, and an award-winning inflight entertainment system with more than 1200 channels.

Emirates operates 28 flights per week to New Zealand – daily to Christchurch from Sydney, and daily to Auckland from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.  The ultra-modern Airbus A380 aircraft operates the Auckland – Sydney route, while all other services to New Zealand are operated by the Boeing 777-300ER.

These special fares to New Zealand are valid for travel from 1st June 2011 until 31st August 2011. All bookings must be completed by 10th June 2011.