Can I access NZ lounge in Nadi?

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Old Sep 5, 17, 5:51 pm
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Can I access NZ lounge in Nadi?

I'm booked in J on NZ4010 from NAN to LAX. Flight is operated by FJ. Can I access the NZ lounge since I'm booked on NZ marketed flight?
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Old Sep 5, 17, 6:45 pm
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NZ ticket, NZ lounge, business class - I can't see any reason why not.

Excerpt from one of the Air NZ pages:https://airnzau.custhelp.com/app/ans...2776/related/1

"Who is entitled to use Air New Zealand or International Lounges?
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Koru members and business class ticket holders who are travelling on an Air New Zealand ticketed and departing flight the same day."

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As long as it is open the answer is yes. You may need to show them your printed Itinerary with the NZ code as the BP may not show the NZ but FJ code.
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Originally Posted by Blackcloud View Post
As long as it is open the answer is yes. You may need to show them your printed Itinerary with the NZ code as the BP may not show the NZ but FJ code.
True, looks like NZ flights are 840pm departures on W, Th, Su otherwise it's 2pm NZ departures
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FWIW I was directed to the FJ (temporary) lounge which was pretty dire, despite pointing out to the NZ lounge dragon I was on an NZ J ticket. NZ lounge closed after the 840pm flight boarded.
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Originally Posted by SFGuy37 View Post
FWIW I was directed to the FJ (temporary) lounge which was pretty dire, despite pointing out to the NZ lounge dragon I was on an NZ J ticket. NZ lounge closed after the 840pm flight boarded.
On NZ website, it is quite clear that NZ Gold/Elite members are directed to the FJ lounge both at NAN and LAX. I don't see why Business Class will be any different.

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Airpoints Elite and Gold members may access the Fiji Airways international lounge at Los Angeles and Nadi when departing on a flight booked with an Air New Zealand flight number (NZ4010 or NZ4011) operated by Fiji Airways.
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The last time I was through NAN in June 2017, the temporary Fiji Airways lounge was not very inspiring. It's at ground level without windows.

The New Zealand lounge was closed in the morning on my visit (8AM)
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Originally Posted by SFGuy37 View Post
I'm booked in J on NZ4010 from NAN to LAX. Flight is operated by FJ. Can I access the NZ lounge since I'm booked on NZ marketed flight?
No, because you are not flying on NZ or *A operated flight.
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