The airline also announced seats will now be kept free between travelling groups, food and drink will not be served on board and lounges and valet parking will close.
Air New Zealand
The catering and ground handling business estimates it has now given away 500,000 food items, weighing 50,000kg, to a variety of organisations.
The New Zealand PM also indicated that Australia would need to be free of unknown locally acquired cases for at least 28 days before travel could begin.
The news comes after reports Queenstown ski resorts saw the highest number of visitors in years and the national airline increased flights in July to meet demand.
Air New Zealand has hit pause on bookings to Australia for the next month, citing new measures which cap the number of passengers arriving.
An Air New Zealand repatriation flight took Tonga citizens stranded since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic home from Auckland today.