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Flight Back in Time

Flight Back in Time

Travel Back in Time to the Romantic Era of the Douglas DC3

  • Perfect weekend getaway for that Once In A Lifetime experience
  • Unique Flight Experience with staff dressed in "of the era" uniforms
  • Complimentary Meal and Beverage service with a distinctly local Eastern Bay flavour
  • Stunning views enroute through AWP's large 'Skyliner' windows
  • This unique schedule will return from Labour Weekend 2016, and run every weekend (unless specified) until Easter weekend 2017
  • Perfect for that Special Birthday or Christmas Gift

First Scheduled DC-3 Passenger Flight in New Zealand Since 1974

Air Chathams are proud to offer our customers an opportunity to fly between Auckland & the beautiful Bay of Plenty on board our classic warbird ZK-AWP.

Experience the best of aviation with comfortable seating, great food and beverage service, operated by an airline with a 30 year history of safe, reliable service.

The variety of packages offered in collaboration with the great people at White Island Tours and the Motu Cycles Charitable Trust will make this a truly memorable family experience. 

Flight duration is 1 hour between Auckland & Whakatane.  

We are very proud of our amazingly restored and maintained Douglas DC-3, and invite you to read more of her great NZ history here

Here is what you need to know:

  • Flights depart Auckland on Saturday at 9.30 am
  • Flights depart Whakatane on Sunday at 4.45 pm
  • Flight times are one hour
  • Fares, one way, per person start from only $136

Our new schedule will be loaded soon, and bookings can be made online!

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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