If you are visiting the Cook Islands from the northern hemisphere via Air New Zealand's convenient direct flights between Los Angeles and Rarotonga you will be pleased to learn that Air New Zealand will be switching to Boeing 777 aircraft starting December 3, 2016.

These Aircraft introduce Air New Zealand's award winning and very affordable Premium Economy Class as well as a business class offering lie flat beds to the Los Angeles flights.

Also, starting November 5 Rarotonga time service days will move from Sunday to Saturday out of Los Angeles and from Saturday to Friday out of Rarotonga.

Starting November 6, 2016:

From Los Angeles to Rarotonga

Saturday 11:30 PM arriving Rarotonga 6:30 AM on Sunday


From Rarotonga to Auckland

Friday 11:59 PM arriving Los Angeles 12:35 PM on Saturday