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Mount Cook Airline Reviews

Mount Cook Airline was founded in 1920 by a pioneer of the tourism of New Zealand, Mr. Rodolph Lysaght Wigley. He was also the first person who drove a motor car to The Hermitage, a famous hotel destination in Mount Cook. Since the airline was founded by Wigley, the airline has been one of New Zealand’s tourism pioneers opening up the ‘tourist trail’ of Rotorua through Christchurch, Mount Cook and Queenstown.

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Henry Rodolph Wigley

Air New Zealand actually purchased part of the Mount Cook Group after the death of Wigley’s son, Henry Wigley in 1980. But, now, Air New Zealand wholly owns Mount Cook Airline.

The airline’s symbol is the traditional flower, Mount Cook Lily. The new logo is a much-simplified flower, featuring six separate petals rather than the former layered specimen. Mount Cook Airline is now being led by the CEO of Air New Zealand, Christopher Luxon.

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Now, Mount Cook Airline consists of 24 ATR 72 aircraft providing routes to 14 destinations under the Air New Zealand brand and is an affiliate member of Star Alliance. Mount Cook Airline has three hubs at Auckland International Airport, Christchurch International Airport and Wellington International Airport.

Flying with Mount Cook Airline

Mount Cook Airline Reviews-crewSince 2010, Mount Cook Airline uses an all-ATR 72 fleet which can accommodate 68 passengers per aircraft. The airline has one kind of service on board: Economy. As with other recent deliveries to Air New Zealand, the 68-seat ATR 72-600 is equipped with the most advanced technology for the aircraft type, including a new glass cockpit avionics suite and updated cabin interiors.

Complimentary snacks and refreshments are provided depending on the timing and duration of customers’ flights.

There’s not much information online regarding the inflight services with Mount Cook Airline. All Mount Cook Airline flights are domestic; as such, customers are required to follow Air New Zealand’s domestic flight check-in requirements.

PC and Mobile Services

Mount Cook Airline doesn’t have an official website or travel app for travellers making direct flight bookings with them, because the airline operates scheduled services under the Air New Zealand brand. Booking via smartphones is done through Air New Zealand’s site or travel app available on both App Store and Play Store.
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Mount Cook Airline Reviews of Passengers

Unfortunately, there are no Mount Cook Airline reviews shown online or everywhere. We had to admit that Mount Cook Airline is not one of the popular airlines nowadays, plus the minimal destinations they serve, there’s only a 1 out 10 chance that someone might write a review about them. But, so far, we found none.
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How To Reach Them?


  • Website URL:                        www.airnewzealand.co.nz
  • Contact Number:                  +64 3 358 1200
  • Fax Number:                         +64 3 358 1201
  • Head Office Address:            Christchurch Airport, PO Box 14020, Christchurch, 8630, New Zealand


When it comes to news, Mount Cook Airline is in a news article but not with regards to their services. News and articles just promote more on employment with Mount Cook Airline. But, since Mount Cook Airline is now completely under Air New Zealand, it’s safe to assume that flying with this domestic air carrier will be just fine. Feel free to see our Air New Zealand reviews too.

Have you flown with Mount Cook Airline? Please do share your experience below.