17 September 2015

Scheduled DC-3 flights to Whakatane

This from the Air Chathams' website... http://www.airchathams.co.nz/whk-dc3.html 

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

  • Perfect weekend getaway for that Once In A Lifetime experience
  • Authentic & 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 runs every weekend from the 24th October 2015 until 20th March 2016
  • The Only Scheduled Douglas DC-3 Flight in the Southern Hemisphere

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 Fly, Stay, & Play packages offered in collaboration with the great team at White Island Tours 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 or enjoy our photo gallery of her over the years.

Timetable and Booking Information

Booking is easy - you can book online or by calling our friendly reservations team on 0800 580 127

Here is what you need to know:

  • Flights depart Auckland on Saturday at 4pm
  • Flights depart Whakatane on Sunday at Noon
  • Flight times are one hour
  • Fares, one way, per person start from only $136
  • This experience will be very popular so get in now to avoid disappointment! 

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