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B787 Dreamliner out of action after truck crash

Old Aug 23, 2023, 3:53 am
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B787 Dreamliner out of action after truck crash

This does not look like good news:

​​​​​​https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/air-ne...DYXCJJF7TF7MA/
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Old Aug 23, 2023, 4:31 am
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By the looks it isn't NZE for a change.
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Old Aug 23, 2023, 4:33 am
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Originally Posted by jeffrocowboy
This does not look like good news:

​​​​​​https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/air-ne...DYXCJJF7TF7MA/
I wonder if that is ZK-NZK and why it was that NZ81 to HKG was cancelled on Tuesday morning
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Old Aug 23, 2023, 4:35 am
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NZK hasn't flown since 18
NZL 22nd
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Old Aug 23, 2023, 4:42 am
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Originally Posted by nzkarit
NZK hasn't flown since 18
NZL 22nd
if flightradar is correct, NZL is at SIN - maintenance?

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Old Aug 23, 2023, 4:50 am
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Its ZK-NZK according to airliners.net
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Old Aug 23, 2023, 11:07 am
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While it is out for an extended time take the opportunity to fit some new business class seats......!
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Old Aug 23, 2023, 12:41 pm
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Originally Posted by WLGNZ
While it is out for an extended time take the opportunity to fit some new business class seats......!
Hah! More likely is new seats delayed until 2025
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Old Aug 23, 2023, 1:24 pm
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Originally Posted by greg23
Its ZK-NZK according to airliners.net
Pity. If ZK-NZK, isnt that a v2 config with bigger premium cabin?
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Old Aug 23, 2023, 4:26 pm
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Originally Posted by WLGNZ
While it is out for an extended time take the opportunity to fit some new business class seats......!
Just like planes have delivery slots. Seats have delivery slots as well.
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Old Aug 24, 2023, 1:09 am
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Originally Posted by nzkarit
Just like planes have delivery slots. Seats have delivery slots as well.
Wasn't the new business class ordered in about 2019...?
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Old Aug 24, 2023, 2:03 am
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Originally Posted by Thai-Kiwi
Pity. If ZK-NZK, isnt that a v2 config with bigger premium cabin?
No, NZK is a code 1. Code 2s start with NZL.
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Old Aug 24, 2023, 2:05 am
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Originally Posted by WLGNZ
Wasn't the new business class ordered in about 2019...?
No they only announced it recently.

The 2019 refit announcement was just a deep clean and reupholster.
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Old Nov 30, 2023, 9:55 pm
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Looks like as of this morning, ZK-NZK is back in action after a test flight - right in time for the summer rush!

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/a...k-nzk#33095058
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Old Nov 30, 2023, 10:24 pm
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Originally Posted by KiwiJC
Looks like as of this morning, ZK-NZK is back in action after a test flight - right in time for the summer rush!

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/a...k-nzk#33095058
Great. v1 or v2?
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