Air New Zealand is an international and domestic airline group which provides air passenger and cargo transport services within New Zealand, as well as to and from Australia, the South West Pacific, Asia, North America and the United Kingdom. The airline operates more than 4000 flights each week. 

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Earn Miles

You earn miles on flights operated by Air New Zealand based on the type of fare you purchase and the distance you fly. Please make sure, at the time of booking that your booking class is eligible to earn miles, and remember to register your ShebaMiles membership number during reservation or check-in so that miles are automatically credited to your account about five days after the date of boarding.

The table below shows the miles you will earn in each booking class on flights operated by Air New Zealand.

Class of Service

Booking Class

Accrual Rate

Business Class

C, D, J, Z


Economy Class

M, H, Q, V, W, T, U, E, O, A, Y, B


Mileage Earning Not Available

L, G, S, K, P, F


  • Booking classes C, D, J, Z, I, U, E, O, A, W, and T are not eligible for miles accrual on Air New Zealand domestic flights.
  • Booking classes A, U, E, O, A, V, W and T are not eligible for miles accrual for Tasmanian and Pacific Islands flights on Air New Zealand.
  • Classes and flights for mileage earning and the rate of mileage earning may change without prior notice according to the circumstances of the partner airline.
  • Status Miles are miles earned from flights with Ethiopian or its partner airlines and counts towards tier qualification only.
  • Award Miles are total redeemable miles credited to your account and will NOT count towards tier qualification.
  • Miles indicated above are based on current date & applicable promotional bonus miles if any are included.
Important Notes
  • Miles will be credited only for members who board a flight.
  • Under no circumstance will mile credit be granted for flights not boarded due to delay, cancellation, etc.
  • Duplicate registration of Miles with Service Partner program is prohibited.
  • Once miles have been credited to a Service Partner program, it cannot be converted to ShebaMiles Miles.  Conversely, once miles have credited to ShebaMiles program, it cannot be converted to a Service Partner program.
  • There may be cases in which miles are not credited after boarding even if membership number has been registered in advance. Please keep all necessary travel documents for retroactive registration until mileage accrual is confirmed.
  • Only Base Miles earned on Air New Zealand flights are Status Miles.
  • Missing miles on Air New Zealand flights can be claimed retroactively within 6 months from the flight date.