Flight NZ101 was 45 minutes from landing at Sydney International Airport when the crew issued the alert at 8.08am on Thursday.
The flight landed in Sydney just half an hour later, 11 minutes ahead of schedule.
‘A medical event took place on board flight NZ101 from Auckland to Sydney this morning,’ an Air New Zealand spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia.
‘You’ll appreciate for privacy reasons, we are unable to share any further information.’
More to come.
An Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Sydney declared a mid-air emergency on Thursday morning