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Relax, work and connect

Airport lounges are a great place to take in the surrounding views, work or relax in a quiet setting, and enjoy some refreshments before you fly. At Christchurch Airport we offer four welcoming and well-appointed lounges – three Air New Zealand Lounges, plus the independent Manaia Lounge.


Air New Zealand Domestic Lounge – domestic departures

  • Accessed from the Domestic Departure Lounge
  • Open daily, from one hour before the first flight until the last departure
  • Available to Air New Zealand Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Air New Zealand Lounge – regional departures

  • Located on the ground floor of the airport terminal, behind Fly Thru Cafe and next to Gates 3-14.
  • Open daily, from 5.30am until the last departure (from Gates 3-14)
  • Available to Air New Zealand Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Air New Zealand International Lounge – international departures

  • Located in International Departures within Aelia Duty Free
  • Open daily, from 2.5 hours prior to departure
  • Available to Air New Zealand Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand or Singapore Airlines flight, as well as Business Class passengers departing on an Air New Zealand or Singapore Airlines flight.

For more information on Air New Zealand Lounges, please visit the Air New Zealand website.

Manaia Lounge – international departures

  • Available to select passengers travelling on Emirates, China Southern Airlines, Qantas, Fiji Airways and Jetstar flights
  • Located in International Departures opposite Gate 29
  • Open hours:
    • Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday from 4:15 am - 6:30 am and 9.30am - 9.30pm
    • Tuesday and Thursday from 4.15am - 6.30am and 9.30am - 6.00pm
  • Travellers may be able to pay at the door to enter, subject to availability.

For more information please visit the Priority Pass website.

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