Air New Zealand today revealed that it has signed a deal with New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to promote two upcoming Hobbit movies that were filmed in New Zealand.

A Boeing 777-300ER will be branded for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey which will premiere in Wellington on November 28th this year.

A Boeing 777-200ER will later be branded for the follow-up movie The Hobbit: There and Back Again.