The international airlines below currently serve New Zealand, shown with their International Air Transport Association two-letter code and the period of scheduled service.

New Zealand-based international airlines

  • Air New Zealand (NZ)(1940-) - including Zeal 320

Foreign airlines operating aircraft to New Zealand

  • Air Asia X(D7) (2011-2012, 2016-)
  • Air Caledonie International (SB)(1987-)
  • Air China (CA) (own aircraft 2000-2001, code-share 2007-2015, own aircraft 2015-)
  • Air Pacific (FJ)(1974-) (trading as Fiji Airways since June 2013)
  • Air Tahiti Nui (TN)(2000-)
  • Air Vanuatu (NF)(1989-)
  • American Airlines (AA) (2016)
  • Cathay Pacific (CX)(1983-84, 1984-)
  • China Airlines (CI)(2000-2001, 2011-)
  • China Eastern (MU) (Code-share 2008-2014, own-aircraft 2014-)
  • China Southern Airlines (CZ)(2011-)
  • Emirates Airline (EK)(2003-)
  • Federal Express (FM) (1989-19??, 2012- )
  • Hawaiian Airlines (HA) (2013- )
  • Jetstar Airways (JQ)(2005-) - a subsidiary of Qantas
  • Korean Air (KE)(1993-)
  • LAN Airlines (LA)(code share 1996-2000, 2002-)
  • Malaysia Airlines (MH)(1989-)
  • Phillippine Airlines (PR) (2015-)
  • Virgin Australia Airlines (SE Asia) (VA)(2005-) - (formerly Pacific Blue Airlines (Aust)) a subsidiary of Virgin Australia Holdings
  • Virgin Samoa (VA)(2005-) - (formerly Polynesian Blue)
  • Qantas Airways (QF)(1961-)
  • Singapore Airlines (SQ)(1976-)
  • Singapore Airlines Cargo (SQ)(2001-)
  • Tasman Cargo Airlines (HJ)(1997-) - (formerly Asian Express) an Australian cargo airline working for DHL
  • Thai Airways International (TG)(1987-)
  • United Airlines (UA) (own aircraft 1986-2003, code-share 2003-2016, own aircraft 2016-)

International airlines operating on a code-share only basis to New Zealand

  • Air Berlin (AB) (2016-) - on VA aircraft
  • Air Canada (AC)(1998-) - on NZ aircraft
  • All Nippon Airways (NH) (2012-) - on NZ aircraft
  • Asiana (OZ) - on NZ and TG aircraft
  • Austrian (OS)(2003-) - on NZ aircraft
  • British Airways (BA)(1963-) - on QF and CX aircraft
  • Continental Airlines (CO)(Own aircraft 1979-1993, Code share 2010-2012) - on NZ aircraft - merged with United in 2012
  • Delta (DL) (2003-2011, 2013-) - on VA aircraft
  • Ethiopian Airlines (ET) (2014-) - on SQ aircraft
  • Etihad Airways (EY)(2009-) - on VA aircraft
  • Finnair (AY) (2014-) - on CX aircraft
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL)(2000-) - on MH and CZ aircraft
  • Lufthansa German Airlines (LH)(Cargo own aircraft 2001-2003, Cargo code share 1991-2005, Pax. code share 1995-) - on NZ, SQ and TG aircraft
  • Qatar Airways (QR) (2014-) - on CX aircraft
  • Scandinavian Airlines System (SK)(2007-) - on TG aircraft
  • South African Airways (SA)(2009-)  - on NZ aircraft
  • Swiss International Air Lines (LX)
  • Turkish Airlines (TK) (2012- ) - on TG aircraft
  • US Airways (US)(2007-) - on NZ aircraft
  • Virgin Australia International Airlines (VA)(2009-) - on VA aircraft - (formerly V Australia) a subsidiary of Virgin Australia Holdings
  • Virgin Atlantic Airlines (VS)(2011-) - on NZ aircraft