Air New Zealand Wellington regional lounge re-opens today

Air New Zealand welcomes back customers to its Wellington regional lounge today as it re-opens for the first time since COVID-19 lounge closures.
4 February 2021

To accommodate strong domestic demand the regional lounge will be open on weekdays, in addition to the Wellington domestic lounge which is open as per usual, and remains open for customers travelling on weekends and public holidays.

Air New Zealand Senior Manager Global Lounges and Valet Alison Swarbrick says the airline is looking forward to welcoming customers back to the popular regional lounge.

"It's great to see Kiwis travel their own country and we're pleased to be open again to provide our customers with a comfortable place to enjoy refreshments and relax ahead of their departure.

"Our refreshed summer menu has been very popular in our other ports and now Wellington regional customers will get the chance to try some of our new menu items like house-made immunity boost juices, vegetarian pita pockets and raw cacao and coconut bars."

Wellington Airport Chief Executive Steve Sanderson says now domestic passenger numbers are picking up again, it's great to see things getting closer to normal in the terminal.

"Our regular travellers will arrive and depart from the gates they were used to pre-COVID. They will also be able to enjoy more regular terminal entertainment and faster security screening following the roll out of new Smart Lanes by Aviation Security at the end of last year."



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