About us

About Us

BARNZ is the respected and trusted voice of the airline industry in New Zealand. We work closely with the Government, regulators, businesses and local communities to provide cost savings and service improvements for our 29 member airlines and 2 associate members; and to create an environment that fosters continued, sustainable growth for them in NZ.

BARNZ is the Board of Airline Representatives of New Zealand Inc., which is a not-for-profit incorporated society. We are one of the international community of “BARs” around the world. BARNZ consists of an executive team reporting to a Board of up to eight members.

What we do

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Win cost savings and service improvements for our members

Foster an environment that supports airline growth in New Zealand

Approach issue resolution and negotiation in an open and collaborative manner

More than a trusted advocate for our members, we

  • Champion the airline industry, and its contribution to travel, trade and tourism in New Zealand.
  • Strive for fair-priced, customer-focused airport and border agency services for our members and their passengers.
  • Secure the airline industry’s right to grow and operate in New Zealand through consultation and engagement with the wider community.

BARNZ Policy Statements

Reasonable airport pricing

We want New Zealand airport charges to be fair and regulatory settings that encourage this.

Fair traveller taxes and levies

We want border charges and traveller taxes to be as low as possible to keep New Zealand affordable for airlines and travellers.

Efficient airport infrastructure

We want airport infrastructure that works for passengers, airlines and airports, with everyone paying their fair share.

Quality border services

We want New Zealand to protect its borders and still provide a great traveller experience on arrival and departure.

Sustainable travel

We want New Zealand’s connections to the world to continue to grow in a responsible and sustainable manner.

For more information

Call +64 (0)9 358 0696
Email  info@barnz.org.nz

Write to P.O. Box 2779, Auckland 1140, New Zealand