At present, you will not find any direct flights from the UK to Christchurch. Indirect flights, on the other hand, are available and offered by major international airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Emirates, China Southern Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand.
A good number of international airlines are operating regular flights from Manchester to Auckland, notable being Emirates and Singapore Airlines. All of these are indirect flights (involve stopovers). British Airways, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa, and Etihad Airways offer connecting code-shared flights from the Manchester Airport.
Yes. Emirates is a major operator of flights to Christchurch, New Zealand, from the UK. Flights are offered from all major airports in the United Kingdom: London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, Manchester Airport, Edinburgh Airport, Birmingham Airport, and Glasgow Airport. These are all two-stop flights via Dubai and Sydney.
Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia fly via Singapore. Any other airline that code-shares with Singapore Airlines also makes a stopover at Singapore Changi Airport. Itself, Singapore Airlines operates from the London Heathrow Airport and Manchester Airport.
Several airlines are operating connecting flights from London Heathrow to Christchurch. Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and New Zealand's flag carrier - Air New Zealand - operate from Heathrow. Departing passengers may choose the airline that suits their needs.
Indeed. China Southern Airlines offers flights for Christchurch from UK (London Heathrow). These are indirect flights via Guangzhou and take 30 hours to complete their journey.
With Air New Zealand, yes you can. The airline offers connecting flights to Christchurch via Los Angeles and Auckland. Air New Zealand flights depart from the Heathrow Airport in London.
September to November embraces the most pleasant weather in New Zealand. Neither hot nor cold, the spring season welcomes vibrant blossoms and chants new beginnings. Botanic Garden attracts the most visitors during this time of the year. You can spend most of your days and evenings in Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, Terrace Downs Resort and Rangitata Rafting. Autumn lingers from March to May. It is a pleasant time for a vacation in the Waipara Wine Valley, the Selwyn District and the Central South Island.
Christchurch International Airport, which is about 12 kilometres from centre city Christchurch, is the major international airport in the region. It is also the receiving airport for cheap flights to Christchurch from the United Kingdom. Its IATA code is CHC.