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Book a Scenic Flight

Book a Scenic Flight

Air Chathams is proud to offer our customers the opportunity to experience flying in our beautifully restored Douglas DC-3.

In the next few weeks we will be developing an online booking widget for customers to purchase DC-3 scenic flights direct from the website, but in the mean time please call our reservations team on 0800 580 127 (select Option #1) to secure your booking.

Scenic flight options listed below

Tauranga Scenic Flight

Tauranga Scenic Flight

Air Chathams have joined forces with Classic Flyers in Tauranga to bring you the amazing opportunity to enjoy a 30 minute scenic flight around the City of Tauranga and other points of interest in the beautiful Western Bay of Plenty. 

Priced at only $99 per seat, this is amazing value to experience 'real' flying in a 1945 Douglas DC-3. This aircraft is a true blue kiwi, having served with the Royal NZ Airforce, National Airways Corporation, and even an aerial top-dressing aircraft within NZ. 

An amazing family experience. Enjoy the flight and then wander around the incredible Classic Flyers museum, and enjoy a bite to eat and something to drink in their restaurant & bar onsite. 

If you want a more exclusive experience for a group then call Classic Flyers 07 572 4000 to get a quote incuding function facilities and catering options.

Flight Schedule

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th November

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th December

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th January

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th January

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th January

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd February

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th February

Flight Duration: 30 minutes

$99 per seat (Adult or Child)

Family discount of 10% (two adults & two kids traveling together)

Bookings can be made online via booking widget on this page, or via phone with Classic Flyers at (07) 572 4000

NB# Flight subject to minimum numbers and weather. All passengers will be notified of changes. If cancelled due to weather, passengers will be offered rebook (no extra cost) on to another weekends flight, or refund of purchase price.
Passengers may be moved onto earlier flights to ensure minimum numbers are met for departure.


Whakatane Scenic Flight

Our beautiful Douglas DC-3 will be back roaring over the skies of the Eastern Bay of Plenty once again!

The Air Chatham's Sunshine and a Plate food festival celebrates the food, lifestyle and abundant sunshine of the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

All event proceeds go directly to Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty’s care of the community.

Cocktails Take Flight

Friday 23 February 2018

Flight Schedule:

5.15pm

7.15pm

Flight Duration: 45 minutes

$180.00 per person (include scenic flight and cocktail party) 

Air Chathams Bubbles and Brunch

Dates: 24 Feb, 25 Feb, 03 Mar and 04 Mar 2018

Flight Schedule:

10.00am

Flight Duration: 45 minutes

$150.00 per person (includes scenic flight and light meal & refreshments)

Air Chathams Mile High Tea

Dates: 24 Feb, 25 Feb, 03 Mar and 04 Mar 2018

Flight Schedule:

6.00pm

Flight Duration: 45 minutes

$150.00 per person (includes scenic flight and light meal & refreshments)

Flight Duration: 45 minutes

NB# Flight subject to minimum numbers and weather. All passengers will be notified of changes


Whanganui Scenic Flight

We are back in Whanganui giving locals and aviation enthusiasts an experience of a lifetime flying the DC-3 during the Vintage Weekend Whanganui over the Wellington Anniversary Weekend (19, 20 and 21 January 2019).

Priced at only $99 per seat, this is amazing value to experience 'real' flying in a 1945 Douglas DC-3. This aircraft is a true blue kiwi, having served with the Royal NZ Airforce, National Airways Corporation, and even an aerial top-dressing aircraft within NZ.

Be part of any amazing experience and don’t miss out on this opportunity.

For any queries call 0800 580 127. 

Flight Schedule

Sat 19 Jan 2019, flights commencing from 12:00 noon

Sun 20 Jan 2019, flights commencing from 12:00 noon

Mon 21 Jan 2019, flights commencing from 12:00 noon

Flight Duration:

Only $99 per person

NB# Flight subject to minimum numbers and weather. All passengers will be notified of changes


Make a reservation today!

Call us on 0800 580 127

Our friendly reservations team look forward to helping you with your inquiry

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