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Air Chathams


67 reviews
Headquarters: North Road Tuuta Airport, New Zealand 011 64 800 580 127 Website
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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago
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We have had this fabulous service here in Wanganui for a while now. They offer a great service to Auckland 4 times a day. The fares are reasonable and they fly in all weathers. We are very happy to have them here.

Date of travel: December 2018
Domestic Economy Whanganui - Auckland
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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got to the Airport an hour and a half early then went to the check in desk and they had changed the flight an hour earlier prior to them saying that they had changed the flight an hour forward. No one knew anything about the changes. It seems like they takeoff whenever they Bloody well like too. Worst experience and...

Date of travel: March 2019
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Domestic Economy Auckland - Whanganui

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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

another great couple of flights. One way in the Saab and the other in the Convair. Good leg-room, comfy seat and great friendly service. Love those TimTams!

Date of travel: February 2019
Domestic Economy Whanganui - Auckland
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Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time on this airline. Easy check in little late but beautiful day in the bay. Friendly pilot liked how he said Aotearoa land of the long white cloud! Nice

Date of travel: February 2019
Domestic Economy Whakatane - Auckland
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Auckland, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I needed to go to a tangi at short notice. The fare was the fare. Simple. No last minute gauging like some airlines do. Friendly easy staff and no hassles. It felt more like flying in the 70's that recent encounters with some other airlines suggest. And it went places other airlines no longer go to so very helpful in...

Date of travel: September 2018
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Domestic Economy Auckland - Whanganui

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Toledo, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Ive used Chathams many times for flights into and from Kapiti. The convenience cannot be overstated, compared with flying into Wellington and commuting via bus and/or train. Planes are small and older, and Chathams prices are more than the Wellington trip with Air NZ, but with the added costs of Bus/Train, and losing 1/2 your day, it evens out and...

Date of travel: January 2019
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Domestic Economy Auckland - Paraparaumu

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Stockholm, Sweden
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Information and service minded is not whet I will remember from this airline. Actual flight are not om the website. Loooooong check-in time (without any reason since the are late anyhow in departing. Prepare yourself to be brought back to an Indiana Jones move where you share cabin with luggage and goods - no necessarily bad - just very unusual....

Date of travel: January 2019
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Domestic Economy Wellington - Chatham Island (Rekohu)

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No Name Key, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2018

Great friendly service, take food with you to supplement the fish and Paua you will catch. They are very reasonable with weight. If you like older planes this is also a freight plane so very cool. If you take some Kentucky Fri with you you will have good battering for a crayfish.

Date of travel: December 2018
Domestic Economy Christchurch - Chatham Island (Rekohu)
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Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Unplanned journey booked at short notice - not overly expensive and certainly cheaper than Air NZ which also meant trip into Wellington from Paraparaumu Professional check-in/boarding facility with in-flight service at least up to Air NZ Standards for this leg in the past. And a comfortable Dash 8 plane taking just over the hour for the journey

Date of travel: December 2018
Domestic Economy Paraparaumu - Auckland
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1 review
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Once again have to congratulate Air Chatham on their excellent Concierge Service. Came through at Auckland International and was met by an Air Chatham representative with a wheelchair, from then on it was easy for us to get across from International to Domestic terminals. We also used wheelchair assist with Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia and both airlines offer...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Trans-Tasman Economy Sydney - Auckland

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“Do not fly with this Airline Very Poor service”
Dimi9998, 10 Mar 2019 | Read review
“There is no Auckland-Whanganui flight Saturday afternoon/evening, so avoid that time.”
fussyc_13, 5 Mar 2019 | Read review
“Try them out if you need to go to some smaller centres that they fly to.”
info651, 26 Feb 2019 | Read review
“"A" seat are singles if you need extra shoulder room”
BruceH1958, 11 Dec 2018 | Read review
“The Airport is 20 minutes from Waitangi, so ask around about a lift. Sweet as!”
470trevorl, 8 Jun 2018 | Read review
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