Air New Zealand to operate “Up the Wahs!” Express for Warriors fans

Air New Zealand to operate “Up the Wahs!” Express for Warriors fans
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Up the Wahs! Air New Zealand’s Grabaseat™ will be adding a special charter flight to its schedule to help 170 of Aotearoa’s most passionate One New Zealand Warriors fans get to the NRL finals week two game this weekend.

    • On sale at midday today, the Grabaseat™ Wahs Express will depart Ōtautahi Christchurch at 11.55am on Saturday 16 September on NZ1204, arriving into Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland at 1:20pm.
    • Special Air New Zealand Grabaseat™ charter flight for One New Zealand Warriors fans hosted by former Warrior legend Awen Guttenbeil
    • The ‘Wahs Express’ package includes flight NZ1204 from Christchurch and a ticket to the NRL finals week two game in Auckland
    • Packages on sale from midday today, Monday 11 September.

    Packages start from $259 one way, including a Category One ticket to the game, and some surprise and delight moments for passengers while cruising at 32,000 ft. Former Warriors legend Awen Guttenbeil will be hosting the flight.

    Air New Zealand Chief Customer and Sales Officer Leanne Geraghty says the NRL season has captivated the nation with Kiwis jumping on the band-Wah-gon, so getting as many fans to the game as we can was an easy decision for the airline.

    “This NRL season has been a call to arms for One New Zealand Warriors fans across Aotearoa and this is a must win match for them so home crowd support is vital. We can’t wait to welcome passionate fans on board on Saturday to watch the mighty Wahs take on the Newcastle Knights at Go Media Stadium Mt Smart.

    “All the best to the team this weekend, Air New Zealand is behind you – up the Wahs!”

    Flight and ticket packages for the ‘Wahs Express’ go on sale at midday today on Air New Zealand’s Grabaseat™ website.

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